Threats against the lives and physical safety of journalists, Pero Jovovic, Belgrade, 07.02.2023.

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    Država SR
    Ime i prezime Pero Jovovic
    Pol Muški
    Datum 07/02/2022
    Grad Beograd
    Tip incidenta Pretnje smrću i pretnje teškim telesnim povredama
    Naziv medija Nova.rs
    Izvor Pero Jovovic
    Da li je novinarsko udruženje informisano? Da
    Pretnje smrcu i fizicke bezbednosti novinara Pretnje smrću ili fizičkim nasiljem upućene digitalnim putem (poruka na društvenim mrežama ili imejlom)

    The journalist of the Nova.rs portal Per Jovović was sent threats from the profile @goran63030358 via the Twitter social network: “You should put a gun to your forehead and fire a bullet without a shred of conscience.” The journalist replied that “this is a case for the prosecution”, the person behind the same profile stated that all members of the LGBT population “should be killed publicly”.

    The journalist is well-known in the public for his writing and activism in the field of LGBT rights protection, and is often the target of bullies who make very serious threats.

    The case was reported to the Special Public Prosecutor’s Office for VTK.