Denigrating language towards journalists, Prishtinë, 08.04.2022

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    Country KO
    Gender Group
    Date 08/04/2022
    City / Location Prishtine
    Type of incident Attacks on media outlets and organizations
    By whom By public persons
    Name of the perpetrator Ramush Haradinaj
    Type of media Radio and television
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction Such language is threatening, denigrating, unacceptable, and endangering the safety of journalists. AJK calls on Mr. Haradinaj and all political actors to direct their complaints about reporting to self-regulatory bodies and to refrain from insulting and threatening language.

    The AAK leader, and MP, Ramush Haradinaj, attacked today the media in Albania and Kosovo, calling them “mercenaries” and “sold out”, after his claims that they reported that he could be considered a candidate for President of Albania. Moreover, Haradinaj has accused the media of working “against the interests of Albania and Kosovo”.

    Such language is threatening, denigrating, unacceptable, and endangering the safety of journalists.

    AJK calls on Mr. Haradinaj and all political actors to direct their complaints about reporting to self-regulatory bodies and to refrain from insulting and threatening language.