Physical attacks, Sead Sadikovic, Bijelo Polje, 20.03.2021.

On March 20, 2021 in Bijelo Polje, during a “patriotic” gathering, Vijesti Television journalist Sead Sadikovic was attacked and he suffered minor head injuries. He was insulted and then physically attacked by 5-6 younger men. Sadikovic was defended from the attackers by citizens who were passing by.

According to information from the Police Administration, two attackers were detained, and the others are being searched for.

Contry MN
Name and Surname Sead Sadikovic
Gender Male
Date 20/03/2021
City / Location Bijelo Polje, Montenegro
Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
By whom To journalists by citizens
Type of media Radio and television
Media name Televizija Vijesti
Was journalist`s association informed No
What was journalists' association reaction Trade Union of Media of Montenegro, as well as numerous journalists' and civil association reacted towards the incident and demanded quick investigation.
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police