Threats against lives and limbs of journalists, Zoomer, Belgrade, 19.1.2021.


After the Zoomer portal published the article “We asked young people how they live in Kosovo”, their office received messages with offensive content, some of which contained serious threats. One of the users of the social network Instagram sent a message to the inbox with the following content: “Hello communists, remove the picture where you are spitting at Kosovo. Don’t let us know who you are, it won’t go well. Greetings .”

Contry SR
Name and Surname Portal Zoomer
Gender Group
Date 19/01/2021
City / Location Beograd, Srbija
Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
Type of media online
Media name Zoomer
Source Zoomer
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
What was journalists' association reaction IJAS strongly condemned threats and called on the institutions to take all necessary measures in resolving this case and the representatives of the authorities to disapprove such threats to journalists. IJAS submitted a criminal charges to prosecution.
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the Prosecutor’s Office