Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists, Miralem Aščić, Dnevni avaz, Sarajevo, 14.12.2022.

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    Contry BH
    Gender Male
    Date 14/12/2022
    City / Location Sarajevo
    Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Threats against the lives and physical safety of journalists Face_to_face or telephone life or physical harm threats
    Type of media print
    Media name Dnevni avaz
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    Journalist and editor of “Dnevni Avaz” Miralem Aščić received threats to his life by phone after a series of articles he published in Dnevni Avaz about the murder of two policemen from Sarajevo, as well as reporting on the investigation and indictment against the two suspects. It is assumed that the brother of Aleksandar Macan, one of the suspects in this case, is behind the threats.

    Members of the Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Sarajevo Canton, in cooperation with colleagues from the East Sarajevo Police Department, found and arrested a person whose initials are M.M., who is accused of threatening the journalist and editor of “Dnevni Avaz”. Proceedings are being conducted against him in accordance with the law.