Other threats to journalists, Nikoleta Rakocevic, Mojkovac, 17.11.2021.

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    Country MN
    Name and Surname Nikoleta Rakocevic
    Gender Female
    Date 17/11/2021
    City / Location Mojkovac
    Type of incident Other threats to journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media online
    Media name Antena M
    Source Antena M
    Was journalist`s association informed No
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    On November 17, journalist of Antena M, Nikoleta Rakocevic was verbally assaulted while performing her work duties at the police offices in Mojkovac. Upon entering the building, journalist saw a discussion between the president of the political party URA, Ivan Ashanin, and an unknown man, which she tried to record by the phone. An unknown man began to question her in a raised voice who she was and why she was recording, and then he asked her to give him her phone in order to delete the material she had recorded. As she has refused to give him the phone, he headed towards her, but Ashanin stood between them and thus prevented man from approaching her.

    In the meantime, the journalist found out that this man was a certain R. P. from Mojkovac, and she gave a statement to the police regarding the event.