Actual attacks on journalists, Luka Šangulin, Zagreb, 05.09.2020.

The attack took place in Zagreb on Saturday, September 5th. just before the end of the so-called Freedom Festival, when Sangulin was approached by a man who asked him who he worked for, and after the cameraman answered, he began to insult him rudely. Then he was joined by a janitor who wore a T-shirt with the inscription “Freedom Festival”. On the recording published by, volleys of insults can be heard against the entire Index editorial office, and the attack culminated when the cameraman had his mask torn off his face and his mobile phone removed from his hand. Further escalation, according to Index, was prevented by a plainclothes police officer.

Contry CRO
Name and Surname Luka Šangulin
Gender Male
Date 05/09/2020
City / Location Zagreb
Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
By whom To journalists by citizens
Type of media online
Media name
Source /
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
What was journalists' association reaction The CJA responded with a statement condemning the attack.
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police