Other threats towards journalist Alban Muhaxheri, Kaçanik, 27.12.2021

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    Contry KO
    Name and Surname Alban Muhaxheri
    Gender Male
    Date 27/12/2021
    City / Location
    Type of incident Other threats to journalists
    By whom by policeman
    Type of media online
    Media name IndeksOnline
    Source IndeksOnline
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction AJK condemns the invitation of the Police to interrogate the journalist and sees this as open pressure on the work of the media. AJK also invites the Kosovo Police to investigate the behavior of police officers and to ensure that such events do not recur.

    The journalist and editor of the portal “Indeksonline”, Alban Muhaxheri, informed AJK that he was interrogated for several hours at the Police Station in Kaçanik, after writing about a member of the Police on a local Facebook page.

    According to Muhaxheri, he was asked to remove the writing or he would be held in custody for 48 hours.

    AJK condemns the invitation of the Police to interrogate the journalist and sees this as open pressure on the work of the media.

    AJK also invites the Kosovo Police to investigate the behavior of police officers and to ensure that such events do not recur.