Actual attacks on journalists, Slobodan Doknic, Niksic, 20.01.2022.

    Country MN
    Name and Surname Slobodan Doknic
    Gender Male
    Date 20/01/2022
    City / Location Niksic
    Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media Radio and television
    Media name TVCG
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction SMCG strongly condemned the attack
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    Slobodan Doknic, the correspondent of TVCG, was attacked on January 20, 2022, in Niksic, during the protest of the citizens in the sign of “keeping the electoral will from August 30”. Doknic was reporting from the protest, when, as can be seen in the video published on the RTCG portal, an unknown man approached him, preventing him from performing his work task. As it is stated, he verbally attacked Doknic, and then pluck him. He also asked Doknic to delete the recordings and tried to take away his phone. Doknic gave a statement to the police about the mentioned event.

    The day after the attack, Doknic told the RTCG portal that shortly after the attack he received an apology from the man who attacked him, and that he accepted the apology.

    The competent prosecutor declared that the actions contained elements of the criminal offense of coercion. The court proceedings began in March.