Fax News was not allowed to cover the protest

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    Name and Surname Fax News
    Gender Group Fax News
    Date 03/12/2021
    City / Location
    Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
    By whom By public officials
    Type of media Radio and television
    Media name Fax news
    Source Fax News
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police Case was reported to the Prosecutor’s Office

    Protest in Vora, representatives of the municipality do not allow Fax News to cover the protest.

    Fax News was in Vora where residents were protesting for a road segment that was in poor condition. However, representatives of the municipality did not allow the residents to hold their protest and prevented the film crew of Fax News from covering the protest because, according to them, this issue should not have appeared in the media.

    Fax News team was in Vora, a municipality close to capital city Tirana, where residents were protesting for a road segment (street Hoxha Tahsim) that was in poor condition. However, representatives of the municipality – who were present while the journalist was reporting – did not allow the residents to hold their protest. As it can be seen on the video, they tried to prevent Fax News journalist Jonida Omeri and her team from covering the protest because, according to them, this issue should not have appeared in the media. A man can be seen on the video trying to prevent the journalist from reporting.