Assault toward journalist, Diamant Bajra, Prishtinë, 04.04.2022

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    Country KO
    Name and Surname Diamant Bajra
    Gender Male
    Date 04/04/2022
    City / Location Prishtine
    Type of incident Other threats to journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media online
    Media name Gazeta Blic
    Source Gazeta Blic
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction AJK condemns this attack and calls on law enforcement authorities to prioritize this case so that the perpetrators of this action are brought to justice, and journalists are enabled to work without any obstructions.
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    The Association of Journalists of Kosovo was concerned to receive the news of the threat against the journalist, Diamant Bajra.

    In the announcement addressed to AJK, it is reported that Bajra received threatening messages after his last show where he discussed the circulation of counterfeit money.

    “Following the show “Counterfeiting endangering Kosovo” broadcasted on “Kanal10” television, Bajra published “TikTok” profile an excerpt from the show, wherein he received a threatening message from a fake profile highlighting – “Don’t you think some mf comes firing at you an automatic weapon without anyone knowing about it”. Kosovo Police was informed of this issue and has already opened an investigation case qualified as a threat against a journalist”, it is reported by Gazeta Blic.

    AJK condemns this attack and calls on law enforcement authorities to prioritize this case so that the perpetrators of this action are brought to justice, and journalists are enabled to work without any obstructions.