Actual attacks on journalists, Adi Bebanic, Sarajevo, 08.09.2019.


Adi Bebanic, a N1 television reporter, was physically assaulted on September 8, 2019, during a coverage of a rally in the Sarajevo neighborhood of Ciglane, before the beginning of Pride Parade.

The Free Media Help Line has asked the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Canton Sarajevo about the incident. We received a response that a police officer had received a report of an attack on Adi Bebanic via a field officer.

Subsequently, N1 Television filed a criminal complaint against the NN offender. The Free Media Help Line submitted a request for information on the case to the Sarajevo Cantonal Prosecutor’s Office. According to the latest information, the attacker on Bebanic has not yet been identified.

Contry BH
Name and Surname Adi Bebanic
Gender Male
Date 08/09/2019
City / Location Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
By whom To journalists by citizens
Type of media Radio and television
Media name N1
Article and legislation violated (nationally) Law on Public Order and Peace of Sarajevo Canton, Article 2
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police Case was reported to the Prosecutor’s Office