Actual attack on journalist, Shkumbin Kajtazi, Pristina, 14.06.2020


Shkumbin Kajtazi, journalist of reporteri.net portal reported that an unknown person attempted to set his car on fire.

Kajtazi, through a post on his Facebook account, announced that last night on “Evlia Çelebia” street in Mitrovica, a person has tried to burn his car with gasoline. According to the journalist, this act was prevented by the residents of this street, who had also notified the Kosovo Police.

AJK has publicly reacted through a press release.

Such threats for the Association of Journalists of Kosovo are completely unacceptable, for they seriously violate freedom of expression and endanger the climate of journalism in Kosovo.

Contry KO
Name and Surname Shkumbin Kajtazi
Gender Male
Date 13/06/2020
City / Location
Type of incident Other threats to journalists
Type of media online
Source Facebook
Judiciary status The suspect after being interviewed by the prosecutor of the case, was released in a regular investigative procedure.
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
What was journalists' association reaction AJK has publicly reacted through a press release.
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police