Physical attack on a journalist, Slavica Panić, Užice, January 9, 2022.

    Country SR
    Name and Surname Slavica Panić
    Gender Female
    Date 09/01/2022
    City / Location Užice
    Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Media name
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    In Uzice, near the end of the protests on which traffic was blocked on the highway leading to Belgrade and Zlatibor, a woman from a car with Belgrade license plates attacked reporter Slavica Panic and, with swearing and insults, broke her mobile phone, with which she filmed the protest. The journalist told Danas: “While I was filming, a woman got out of the car and started shouting at me and cursing me, and then she hit me on the hand where I was holding my mobile phone and it fell out of my hand into the street. “. She added that she attacked her, probably because she thought she was filming only her.