Threats against the lives of journalists, Prishtinë, 25.06.2024

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    Country KO
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    Date 25/06/2024
    City / Location Prishtine
    Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media online
    Media name Insajderi
    Source Insajderi
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction AJK is concerned about and strongly condemns the threats made against journalists, as they jeopardize their safety and seek to obstruct reporting on important security-related issues. AJK urges the Kosovo Police and the Prosecutor's Office to prioritize the case and take concrete actions.
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police Case was reported to the Prosecutor’s Office

    The editorial office of the online newspaper, Insajderi, has informed AJK about the threats they have received in the last two days following reports about the arrests made by the Kosovo Police in connection with money laundering.

    They informed AJK that relatives of A.D., one of the arrested individuals, have made repeated threatening calls to their office. Additionally, someone claiming to be A.D.’s brother has threatened the journalists with their lives. Insajderi has reported the incident to the Police.

    AJK is concerned about and strongly condemns the threats made against journalists, as they jeopardize their safety and seek to obstruct reporting on important security-related issues.

    AJK urges the Kosovo Police and the Prosecutor’s Office to prioritize the case and take concrete actions.