Threats against journalist Korab Rexhepi, Prishtinë, 12.02.2024

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    Country KO
    Name and Surname Korab Rexhepi
    Gender Male
    Date 12/02/2024
    City / Location Prishtine
    Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Name of the perpetrator M.B.
    Type of media Radio and television
    Media name DTV
    Source Email
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction The Association of Journalists of Kosovo considers these threats to be unacceptable and calls upon Kosovo Police to take appropriate action to ensure that M.B. is held accountable by the relevant authorities. Furthermore, we call upon our colleagues to report any threats or attacks they may encounter to both the AJK and the Kosovo Police.

    Korab Rexhepi, a DTV journalist, received several threatening messages from a guy with the initials M.B.

    Rexhepi told the Association of Journalists of Kosovo that these threats were made after M.B.’s direct phone contact was cut short due to some banal expressions he made on the journalist’s show.

    One of M.B.’s threatening messages states that the journalist “will disappear with his whole family.”

    The Association of Journalists of Kosovo considers these threats to be unacceptable and calls upon Kosovo Police to take appropriate action to ensure that M.B. is held accountable by the relevant authorities.

    Furthermore, we call upon our colleagues to report any threats or attacks they may encounter to both the AJK and the Kosovo Police.