Threats against the lives of the journalists, Leposaviq, 08.02.2023

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    Country KO
    Gender Group Unitet Berisha and Perparim Gashi
    Date 08/02/2023
    City / Location Leposaviq
    Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Type of media Radio and television
    Media name T7
    Source T7
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction AJK strongly condemns the attack and warns about the insecurity faced by journalists who go from Pristina to report in the north of Kosovo. AJK calls upon the local and international security authorities to increase their efforts for journalists to carry out their work safely.
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police

    The T7 TV crew consisting of the journalist Unitet Berisha and the camera operator Perparim Gashi, was threatened with guns in Leposaviq.

    “Journalist Unitet Berisha and the camera operator Përparim Gashi went to Leposaviq today to report on smuggling that was stopped by the Kosovo Police in the village of Jashanicë, but on the way to this village, a car with 3 armed men chased the television crew. The people inside the car with license plates GM-074-NO, have been pointing the gun toward the T7 team and asked them to stop the car. Their pursuit ended only when the T7 crew approached the place where the Kosovo Special Unit is located. The T7 team gave their statement to the police in Zveçan”, has reported T7.

    AJK strongly condemns the attack and warns about the insecurity faced by journalists who go from Pristina to report in the north of Kosovo.

    AJK calls upon the local and international security authorities to increase their efforts for journalists to carry out their work safely.