Physical attack towards RTK’s team, Prishtinë, 11.07.2022

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    Country KO
    Gender Group Qëndresa Duraku and Besnik Latifi
    Date 11/07/2022
    City / Location Prishtine
    Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media Radio and television
    Media name RTK
    Source RTK
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction The Association of Journalists of Kosovo is concerned regarding the physical attack on RTK’s team. AJK condemns this attack and calls on the competent authorities to treat this case as a priority.
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    RTK team consisting of journalist Qendresa Duraku, and cameraman, Besnik Latifi, were attacked at the market (Tregu i Gjelbër), while they were reporting live.

    According to the television announcement, one of the tradesmen attacked the cameraman and the journalist, thus making it impossible for them to continue reporting.

    The Association of Journalists of Kosovo is concerned regarding the physical attack on RTK’s team.

    AJK condemns this attack and calls on the competent authorities to treat this case as a priority.