Other threats to journalists, Kelvin Muka, Tirana 01.07.2022

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    Contry AL
    Name and Surname Kelvin Muka
    Gender Male
    Date 01/07/2021
    City / Location
    Type of incident Other threats to journalists
    By whom By public officials
    Type of media Radio and television online
    Media name A2CNN
    Source https://citizens-channel.com/2022/07/03/reagime-riedukimi-i-kryeministrit-ndaj-gazetareve-shkelje-e-te-drejtes-per-informim/?fbclid=IwAR3Qpkt1VcTJRjWGL3nEkMNjmnkpbHBUxXQN7PZjgCvv3EfdOxhky9_sy6Y
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes

    Last Friday, 1st of July, during a press conference with journalists, Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama told Klevin Muka, journalist of A2 CNN TV station (affiliate of CNN in Albania) that he is not allowed to attend any other press conferences of the Prime Minister for the next three months and must be sent to “re-education” for what Rama considers unethical behavior on the side of journalist.

    Klevin Muka asked Minister Olta Xhaçka about her conflict of interest as a minister and her husband as a strategic investor of the government of Albania in the tourism sector. Rama did not allow the Minister to answer, instead, he publicly designated the journalist as not welcome in future conferences.