Attack towards ATVs team, Zveçan, 30.05.2023

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    Country KO
    Gender Group
    Date 30/05/2023
    City / Location Zvecan
    Type of incident Attacks on media outlets and organizations
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media Radio and television
    Media name ATV
    Source ATV
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction Association of Journalists of Kosovo calls on all fellow journalists, camera operators, photojournalists, and their team drivers to be extra precaution during reporting and, if necessary, seek assistance from the officials of the Kosovo Police who are present there.
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    This morning, the ATV team’s vehicle was targeted in an attack by Serbian protesters.

    In the photos sent to the Association of Journalists of Kosovo – AJK, it can be seen that the vehicle’s tires were intentionally punctured to hinder reporting.

    The situation faced by journalists is extremely concerning and is worsening each time as they continue to be targeted by local Serb protesters.

    Association of Journalists of Kosovo calls on all fellow journalists, camera operators, photojournalists, and their team drivers to be extra precaution during reporting and, if necessary, seek assistance from the officials of the Kosovo Police who are present there.