Attack against Kanal10 team, Zveçan, 30.05.2023

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    Country KO
    Gender Group
    Date 30/05/2023
    City / Location Zvecan
    Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media Radio and television
    Media name KANAL10
    Source KANAL10
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction For the Association of Journalists of Kosovo - AJK, the situation of journalists, who are constantly targeted by Serbian protesters, is unacceptable. This becomes even more severe when they are not provided with direct protection from KFOR and other international presence in that part of the country. AJK calls on media owners, chief editors, and governing institutions to prioritize the well-being of journalists, camera operators, photojournalists, and drivers. Meanwhile, we urge fellow journalists to follow the instructions of the Kosovo Police.
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    The team from Kanal 10 television had their vehicle damaged during reporting in the northern part of the country.

    These attacks against journalists and other media workers are intensifying as they continue to report under very difficult conditions.

    For the Association of Journalists of Kosovo – AJK, the situation of journalists, who are constantly targeted by Serbian protesters, is unacceptable. This becomes even more severe when they are not provided with direct protection from KFOR and other international presence in that part of the country.

    AJK calls on media owners, chief editors, and governing institutions to prioritize the well-being of journalists, camera operators, photojournalists, and drivers. Meanwhile, we urge fellow journalists to follow the instructions of the Kosovo Police.