Obstructing the work of journalists, Zveçan, 29.05.2023

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    Country KO
    Gender Group
    Date 29/05/2023
    City / Location Zvecan
    Type of incident Attacks on media outlets and organizations
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media online
    Media name Gazeta Papirus
    Source Gazeta Papirus
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction These images are highly concerning for AJK, so once again, we urge the law enforcement authorities and the international presence in Kosovo to ensure that journalists can report from these municipalities without interference. At the same time, we ask all colleagues to exercise extra precaution during reporting and in no way jeopardize their physical safety for the sake of reporting.

    The editorial staff of Gazeta Papirus has informed the Association of Journalists of Kosovo that three masked individuals knocked down the camera of their media team while they were filming KFOR vehicles.

    In the video sent to AJK, one of the masked individuals can be heard telling the team not to film.

    These images are highly concerning for AJK, so once again, we urge the law enforcement authorities and the international presence in Kosovo to ensure that journalists can report from these municipalities without interference. At the same time, we ask all colleagues to exercise extra precaution during reporting and in no way jeopardize their physical safety for the sake of reporting.