Verbal thretas, Dragan Janjic and Beta, Belgrade, 28.03.2019.


Beta news agency and its editor in chief Dragan Janjic have received threats of violence. Dragan Janjić received a message with following contents: “If there is unrest on Saturday it seems to me that Beta will be burned. Nothing as bad as the RTS (Serbian state TV), democratically expressed dissatisfaction”.

Contry SR
Name and Surname Dragan Janjic and Beta
Gender Group
Date 28/03/2019
City / Location Beograd, Srbija
Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
Media name News agency Beta
Source News agency Beta
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
What was journalists' association reaction IJAS strongly condemned threats and demanded from the judicial authorities to urgently take the most serious investigation and proper sanctions against the author of the threat. Also, IJAS stated that the highest state officials are obliged to publicly condemn this threat.
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police