Physical attack on journalist Norë Kelmendi, Prishtina, 27. 10. 2019.


 

On October 27, 2019, Arsim Rexhepi the owner of a construction company has physically attacked Norë Kelmendi, who is the journalist of the Online Economy.

Kelmendi was realizing a story about an incident in Prishtina, in which case as a result of landslide some cars are damaged. While she was doing her jobs, Mr. Rexhepi impeded her. He has grabbed her by arm and moved forcefully from the workplace. The team of the Online Economy possessed the permit to shoot by the Job Inspectorate.

Kosovo Police intervened and interviewed both Arsim Rexhepi and Norë Kelemdni regarding the incident.

Contry KO
Name and Surname Norë Kelmendi
Gender Female
Date 27/10/2019
City / Location
Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
By whom To journalists by citizens
Name of the perpetrator Arsim Rexhepi
Type of media online
Media name Online Economy
Source Norë Kelmendi
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
What was journalists' association reaction The Association of Journalists of Kosovo has reacted publicly through a press release.
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police