Other threaths to journalists, Muhidin Zivojevic, Sarajevo, 16.01.2020.

Photojournalist of Faktor.ba portal Muhidin Zivojevic was verbally attacked by an unknown man while standing in a public parking lot and photographing the arrival of a Sarajevo Canton Assembly MP’s in session.

The man approached to Zivojevic and with curses, threats and nudges demanded that he stop filming. The attacker introduced himself as a person from the “Canton Government” although he did not have any accreditation, he unsuccessfully tried to provoke the reaction of the nearby police, eventually returning to Zivojevic and telling him that he would “remember” him.

Contry BH
Name and Surname Muhidin Živojević
Gender Male
Date 16/01/2020
City / Location
Type of incident Other threats to journalists
Type of media online
Media name Faktor.ba
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
What was journalists' association reaction The Steering Committee of the BH Journalists Association issued a press release condemning the verbal threats and attempting to prevent Muhidin Zivojevic, a photojournalist at Faktor.ba, from photographing the arrival of the MPs at the Sarajevo Canton Assembly. The Steering Committee of BH Journalists called on the competent staff and officials of Sarajevo Canton to urgently identify the person who attacked Zivojevic and to take legal sanctions against him.
Were authorities informed? Case was not reported to the police