Actual attack on journalist Gjergj Zefi, 03/10/2023, Tirana

    Country AL
    Name and Surname Gjergj Zefi
    Gender Male
    Date 03/10/2023
    City / Location Tirana
    Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
    Type of media online
    Media name Pamfleti
    Legal closure Ongoing (or case not closed)
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    Today, on October 10, 2023, in Tirana’s “Bardhok Biba” street, unidentified individuals viciously assaulted journalist Gjergj Zefi by striking him with blunt objects.

    Gjergj Zefi, a 52-year-old journalist, is the administrator of the news portal called Pamfleti.

    Upon receiving the notification, the General Directory of State Police initiated a thorough investigation, under the guidance of the Prosecutor’s Office, to ascertain the details of the incident and apprehend those responsible.