Threats to journalists, Srđan Puhalo, Sarajevo, 11.05.2022.

    Contry BH
    Gender Male
    Date 11/05/2022
    City / Location
    Type of incident Other threats to journalists
    Type of media Journalist is a freelancer: Journalist is a freelancer
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes

    Incitement, calling to violence and “beating”, offensive and discriminatory language, defamatory statements, seeking bans on Puhalo coming to Sarajevo, etc., are part of the orchestrated chase on Srdjan Puhalo, which followed after he published an author’s comment on portal on topics of media headlines and statements by officials about the number of children killed in besieged Sarajevo. Puhalo called on NGO’s, state and international organizations, media outlets and individuals to investigate and publish the exact number of children – victims of the siege of Sarajevo, emphasizing that it is unacceptable to manipulate the number of victims for political purposes.