Selective approach towards the Kosovan Journalists, Tirana, 14.11.2021

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    Country KO
    Gender Group
    Date 14/09/2021
    City / Location
    Type of incident Other threats to journalists
    By whom By public officials
    Name of the perpetrator Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama
    Source Klan Kosova
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction For the Association of Journalists of Kosovo, such a segregation of journalists at an international meeting is an unacceptable act. The Secretary General of the European Federation of Journalists - EFJ, Ricardo Gutiérrez reacted against Rama's actions. "Shame on Albanian PM, Edi Rama, who deliberately ignored the questions of Kosovo journalists. The European Federation of Journalists condemns this outrageous segregation", Gutiérrez said.

    The Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, has used a selective approach towards the journalists from Kosovo, who were part of the press conference with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

    Kosovo was an important part of the discussion at this press event, and according to our colleagues, PM Rama didn’t allow the Kosovan journalists to address questions to Mrs. Merkel.

    For AJK, such a segregation of journalists at an international meeting is an unacceptable act.

    The Secretary General of the European Federation of Journalists – EFJ, Ricardo Gutiérrez reacted against Rama’s actions.

    “Shame on Albanian PM, Edi Rama, who deliberately ignored the questions of Kosovo journalists. The European Federation of Journalists condemns this outrageous segregation”, Gutiérrez said.