Death threats against the journalist Arlind Sadiku, Prishtinë, 20.06.2024

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    Country KO
    Name and Surname Arlind Sadiku
    Gender Male
    Date 20/06/2024
    City / Location
    Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media Radio and television
    Media name Klan Kosova & Art Motion
    Source Arlind Sadiku
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction AJK strongly condemns the threats and urges them to cease immediately, as they pose a threat to the journalist's physical safety. Sadiku's accreditation has been revoked by UEFA. This decision was made after the sports journalist gestured an Albanian "eagle" sign towards the fans of the neighboring country during the match between England and Serbia.

    The Association of Journalists of Kosovo – AJK, is concerned about the threats that sports journalist Arlind Sadiku from Klan Kosova and Art Motion has received in recent days.

    According to Sadiku, he has been subject to a significant number of life-threatening threats, the majority of which are believed to have originated from Serbia.

    AJK strongly condemns the threats and urges them to cease immediately, as they pose a threat to the journalist’s physical safety.

    Sadiku’s accreditation has been revoked by UEFA. This decision was made after the sports journalist gestured an Albanian “eagle” sign towards the fans of the neighboring country during the match between England and Serbia.