Physical attack against journalists, Leposaviq, 30.05.2023

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    Country KO
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    Date 30/05/2023
    City / Location Leposaviq
    Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media Radio and television
    Source KOHA
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction The Association of Journalists of Kosovo immediately contacted the Kosovo Police to ensure a safe perimeter for our colleagues' reporting. AJK urges all colleagues to respect the instructions given by the officials of the Kosovo Police who are present there and to exercise extra precaution during reporting.
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    A few moments ago, journalists from various media outlets were attacked by Serbian protesters in the Municipality of Leposaviq.

    In a live broadcast, several women can be seen attempting to obstruct reporters from RTV Dukagjini, KOHA, and other media outlets from reporting live from this municipality.

    The Association of Journalists of Kosovo immediately contacted the Kosovo Police to ensure a safe perimeter for our colleagues’ reporting.

    AJK urges all colleagues to respect the instructions given by the officials of the Kosovo Police who are present there and to exercise extra precaution during reporting.