Attack against the RFE/RL team, North Mitrovica, 13.10.2021

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    Country KO
    Gender Group
    Date 13/10/2021
    City / Location
    Type of incident Threats against media outlets and organizations
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media online
    Media name Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
    Source REL
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction AJK is alarmed that a group of 50 people surrounded the vehicle in which the team was traveling, and demanded them to stop filming. AJK once again asks all relevant authorities to ensure a safe environment for journalists reporting from the north of the country.

    A team of journalists from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty was among those attacked by local protesters in north of Kosovo.

    AJK is alarmed that a group of 50 people surrounded the vehicle in which the team was traveling, and demanded them to stop filming. In trying to take the camera away, they damaged it and the taxi as well. Fortunately, the team members managed to escape unhurt.