Other threats to journalists, Fokus.ba and Raport.ba, Sarajevo, 04.06.2020.

Several edited videos have appeared on social networks, directly mentioning the names of journalists from Fokus.ba and Raport.ba portals who discovered the “Respirators” affair and wrote about it, publishing their photos in a very negative context and presenting a thesis about their alleged affiliation with certain politicians and political parties.

The case was reported to the Department for the fight against computer crime of the Federal Police Directorate, which is investigating this crime, as well as to the Ministry of the Interior of Sarajevo Canton.

Contry BH
Gender Group
Date 04/06/2020
City / Location
Type of incident Other threats to journalists
By whom To journalists by citizens
Type of media online
Media name Fokus.ba/Raport.ba
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
What was journalists' association reaction Journalists reported the case to the Free Media Help Line (FMHL). The BH Journalists Association (BHJA) and the Free Media Help Line sent reports to the competent police authorities with a request to investigate this case.
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police