Threats against the lives and limbs, Dragan Janjic, Belgrade, 16.01.2018.

    Country SR
    Name and Surname Dragan Janjic
    Gender Male
    Date 16/01/2018
    City / Location Belgrade
    Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
    Media name Beta, news agency
    Source Independent Journalists Association of Serbia
    Judiciary status 16.03.2018. - The Prosecutor's Office for High-Tech Crime dismissed the criminal charges which refer to actions taken by a person who is the administrator of the Facebook page Serbia Our Country (Srbija NAŠA zemlja). For other threats, the procedure is still ongoing.
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction IJAS publicly condemned the threats and called the authorities to take the necessary measures. IJAS filed a criminal charge to the Special Prosecutor's Office for High-Tech Crime.
    Were authorities informed? Yes - Public

    From 16. January  2018, from the Facebook page of Serbia OUR country (Srbija NASA zemlja), Dragan Janjic received more than 300 comments with various insults, but also a direct death threats – “(take him) to Kalemegdan and put a bullet in his forehead”, „Hang him on the square“ and similar. Janjic, due to the expressed opinion on the twitter that “the liquidation of political opponents began”, received direct threats of beating, even murder. His address was offered publicly.