Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists, CIN journalists, Dubrovnik, 26.10.2022.

    Contry CRO
    Gender Group CIN Journalists from Sarajevo
    Date 26/10/2022
    City / Location Dubrovnik
    Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
    By whom By public officials
    Threats against the lives and physical safety of journalists Face_to_face or telephone life or physical harm threats
    Name of the perpetrator Zoran Čegar
    Type of media online
    Media name
    Source organisation
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes

    On October 26, 2022, the trial for the criminal offense of fraud against Zoran Čegar, BiH Police Officer, began in Dubrovnik. Journalists from the Center for Investigative Journalism (CIN) approached Čegar in front of the courthouse, where he started insulting them. After the CIN journalist asked Čegar for a comment, he reacted violently and threatened: “Don’t let me rip your throat out!”.