Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists, Salahudin Fetic and Asmir Bihorac, Novi Pazar, 18.08.2020.


Novi Pazar, August 18, 2020 – According to the information received from the director of Sandzak TV Salahudin Fetic, two men approached him and fellow journalist Asmir Bihorc as they entered a vehicle, where one of the attackers addressed Fetic with the words: “What do you write about me in the media?” after which Fetic stated that he did not know him and did not write anything about him. From the purse he was carrying around his neck, one of the attackers started to take out a gun to the extent that it was possible to spot it, physically leaning his body against the journalist  Bihorac, who in the meantime got out of the car and was threatened to get back into the vehicle.

The journalists returned to the vehicle and immediately went to the police station, where they gave statements about the received threats. According to the journalists, the members of the Ministry of the Interior acted very quickly, managed to establish the identity of the attacker, and took further actions to collect data.


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Name and Surname Salahudin Fetić and Asmir Bihorac
Gender Group Salahudin Fetić and Asmir Bihorac
Date 18/08/2020
City / Location Novi Pazar, Србија
Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
By whom To journalists by citizens
Type of media Radio and television
Media name Sandžak TV
Source Salahudin Fetić
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police