Physical attack against Lajmi.net journalists, Prishtinë, 03.04.2024

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    Country KO
    Gender Group Fjolla Hyseni and Lindita Berisha
    Date 03/04/2024
    City / Location Prishtine
    Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media online
    Media name Lajmi.net
    Source Lajmi.net
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction For the Association of Journalists of Kosovo, the physical attack on journalists Hyseni and Berisha is extremely disturbing, unacceptable, and a serious threat to the safety of journalists. The journalists and the media have already reported the case to the Kosovo Police, and AJK invites the Police and the Prosecutor's Office to take all the necessary actions to urgently address the physical attack that has happened.
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    Lajmi.net journalists, Fjolla Hyseni and Lindita Berisha were physically attacked today by a couple on Rruga C in Prishtina.

    In the disturbing footage published by the media, a woman and a man are seen attacking journalists and attempting to prevent them from filming. According to this media, the incident started when the taxi carrying the journalists blocked their path, leading to a physical confrontation first with the taxi driver.

    For the Association of Journalists of Kosovo, the physical attack on journalists Hyseni and Berisha is extremely disturbing, unacceptable, and a serious threat to the safety of journalists.

    The journalists and the media have already reported the case to the Kosovo Police, and AJK invites the Police and the Prosecutor’s Office to take all the necessary actions to urgently address the physical attack that has happened.