Threats against the lives and physical safety of journalists, Loznicke novosti, Loznica, 24.01.2024.

    Country SR
    Name and Surname Lozničke novosti
    Gender Group
    Date 24/01/2024
    City / Location Loznica
    Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
    Type of media online
    Media name Lozničke novosti
    Source Nebojša Trifunovic
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the Prosecutor’s Office

    The editors of Lozničke novosti received the threats that were expressed in one of the comments in the text published on the Facebook pages of Lozničke novosti and Lozničke novosti grupa, in the section Leased space: Rio Sava’s response.

    Two comments attracted the most attention: March from Serbia, and Rio Tinto and Lozničke novosti. You are working against your country and your people. You are worse than Rio Tinto, they are foreigners”. The second comment that was made was much more direct: “Does anyone know where the offices are so that a visit can be organized?”

    Incident events were reported to the Special Prosecutor’s Office for VTK for further investigation.