Attack against the crew of RTV Dukagjini dhe KALLXO, Leposaviq, 29.05.2023

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    Country KO
    Gender Group
    Date 29/05/2023
    City / Location Leposaviq
    Type of incident Attacks on media outlets and organizations
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media Radio and television online
    Media name RTV Dukagjini and KALLXO
    Source Gazeta Express
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction The Association of Journalists of Kosovo - AJK, condemns this act by the protesters and simultaneously calls on the Kosovo Police and international presence in Kosovo to enable safe and unhindered reporting for media teams. Furthermore, AJK urges journalists to have extra precautions while reporting from the municipalities where the protesters are located.

    The vehicles of RTV Dukagjini and KALLXO have been vandalized and damaged by protesters in Leposaviq.

    In the videos published in the media, the vehicles of RTV Dukagjini and KALLXO can be seen with the unofficial Serbian moto symbol “Samo sloga Srbina spasava” (Only unity saves the Serbs), punctured tires, and covering of the “Republic of Kosovo” on license plates.

    The Association of Journalists of Kosovo – AJK, condemns this act by the protesters and simultaneously calls on the Kosovo Police and international presence in Kosovo to enable safe and unhindered reporting for media teams. Furthermore, AJK urges journalists to have extra precautions while reporting from the municipalities where the protesters are located.