Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists, Marcello Rosanda, Istria, 8.9.2022.

    Country CRO
    Name and Surname Marcello Rosanda
    Gender Male
    Date 08/09/2022
    City / Location Istria
    Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes

    Marcello Rosanda, a journalist of Glas Istra, received insults and death threats because of an article published in that daily newspaper, on the portal and Facebook page of Glas Istra under the title “A Pula restaurateur has developed a business that has all the elements of quackery. He gives advice to seriously ill patients”.

    After the publication of the article on the Facebook page of Glas Istra, there were threats and insults in the comments, such as: “Terminal journalist, I hope”, “Dnovinar!”, “Shame on you, satanic journalist!”, “Suck the world’s di*k”, “stupid journalist”, “Dnovinar, fu*k your stupid, disgusting picture”, “journalist trash” and similar insults.

    Because of the published article signed by Rosanda, during yesterday’s day and night, he received a large number of threatening and insulting messages via e-mail and via social networks, such as: “What a bitch, let’s meet and show you how my mother got cured, damn it.” and “Superjournalist, I hope you’re dying of cancer”.