Threats towards journalists of Gazeta Express, Pristina, 13.10.2020

The journalists of the Gazeta Express were threatened with their life on Saturday evening by Naser Gashi, known on the public as Naser Qeli.

According to the Gazeta Express, Gashi broke the door of the editorial office on Saturday evening and threatened the journalists because of an article about his ex-wife that was published by the portal.

Association of Journalists of Kosovo, through a press release has strongly condemned the threat of the journalists of Gazeta Express. For AJK, forcibly entering the newsroom and threatening to kill journalists are unprecedented actions that must be taken very seriously and receive the punishment they deserve.

Contry KO
Name and Surname Gazeta Express
Gender Group
Date 10/10/2020
City / Location
Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
By whom By public persons
Name of the perpetrator Naser Gashi
Type of media online
Media name Gazeta Express
Source Gazeta Express
Public prosecutor The Basic Prosecution in Pristina, on 14.10.2020, has filed an indictment with a request for detention on remand towards a person with the initials N.G, in relation to the criminal offenses "threat" and "Violation of the inviolability of dwellings and buildings". The case was processed in the Basic Court in Pristina for further treatment.
Legal closure Ongoing (or case not closed)
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police