Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists, Darko Mitrovic, Belgrade, 29.08.2019.

Journalist Darko Mitrovic received threats via Instagram. The first threat received on 29 August and, along with United Media, the owner of the Nova S channel on which his show “Razgibanje” broadcast, filed a complaint with the MUP department of high-tech crime. Thereafter, on September 10, he received a second threat. Mitrovic stated that both threats were addressed to him by the same person who, among other things, told him: “we will meet in the darkness”.

Contry SR
Name and Surname Darko Mitrovic
Gender Male
Date 29/08/2019
City / Location Beograd, Srbija
Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
Type of media Radio and television
Media name Nova S
Source Cenzolovka/IJAS/Danas
Public prosecutor 23.09.2019 - One person was arrested on suspicion of committing a criminal offense of Endangering security.
Legal closure Ongoing (or case not closed)
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
What was journalists' association reaction IJAS strongly condemned the threats against Darko Mitrovic and called on the police and prosecution to identify the perpetrator and initiate legal proceedings against him.
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police