Selective approach towards journalist Adriatik Kelmendi, Beograd, 22.12.2021

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    Contry KO
    Name and Surname Adriatik Kelemendi
    Gender Male
    Date 22/12/2021
    City / Location
    Type of incident Other threats to journalists
    By whom By public officials
    Name of the perpetrator BIA
    Source Adriatik Kelemendi
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction AJK deems this behavior unacceptable coming against a journalist and a regional reconciliation activist. AJK calls on European Union to react against this behavior that undermines freedom of expression and reconciliation process in the region.

    Adriatik Kelemendi – Journalist from Kosovo, has reported that he was questioned by Serbian Information Agency (BIA) agents, in his most recent trip to Belgrade.

    According to Kelmendi, he has faced similar situations of being interviewed by agents in all of his trips in Serbia in the last years. Kelmendi was asked for clarifications about his public statements.

    AJK deems this behavior unacceptable coming against a journalist and a regional reconciliation activist.

    AJK calls on European Union to react against this behavior that undermines freedom of expression and reconciliation process in the region.