Intimidation-verbal threats, surveillance, discrimination,Senad Avdić, Sarajevo,January 14, 2016.

    Country BH
    Name and Surname Senad Avdić
    Gender Male
    Date 14/01/2016
    City / Location Sarajevo
    Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
    By whom By public officials
    Name of the perpetrator the Prosecuter Office of Kanton Sarajevo
    Type of media print
    Media name Magazine Slobodna Bosna
    Source Suzana Mijatović - Journalist from Slobodna Bosna
    Article and legislation violated (nationally) [:ba]Criminal Procedure Code of BiH, Article 216; Defamation Low,article 9; Press code of BiH Article 13[:]
    Article of the European Convention of Human Rights that was violated [:ba]Article 10, Article 14[:]
    Public prosecutor Ordered
    Legal closure Perpatrator is acquitted
    Perpatrator is acquitted.Description: [
    Judiciary status The case is closed.
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction [:ba]BHJA and FMHL reacted by press release and concern for opening a criminal investigation against Senad Avdic. FMHL sent request to suspend the proceedings against Senad Avdic because this case represents a violation of the right to protection of journalists' unnamed sources; the case is ended.[:]
    Were authorities informed? Yes - Police Yes - Public

    The Cantonal Court in Sarajevo opened a criminal investigation against Senad Avdić in order to collect information about his journalistic sources.