Intimidation – verbal threat, Dragana Peco and the newsroom of KRIK, Belgrade, 15.07.2016.

    Country SR
    Name and Surname [:en]Dragana Peco and the newsroom of KRIK[:rs]Dragana Peco and newsroom of KRIK[:]
    Gender Group
    Date 15/07/2016
    City / Location [:en]Belgrade[:]
    Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
    Type of media online
    Media name [:en]Crime and Corruption Reporting Network [:]
    Source [:en]Crime and Corruption Reporting Network [:]
    Article and legislation violated (nationally) [:en] [:]
    Judiciary status [:en]The proceeding in front of the prosecution is in progress, collect necessary information. [:]
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes
    What was journalists' association reaction [:en]IJAS and IJAV demanded from the authorities to take all legal measures to prevent all direct and serious threat to journalists and emphasized that it is incomprehensible that on the occasion of the direct death threats to journalists missing any public reaction to the competent authority, even formal condemnation. [:]

    Two people on social networks sent threats to journalists Crime and Corruption Reporting Network – KRIK, after research about the property of state officials. Through anonymous accounts on Twitter, they told journalists: “Who are you to looking for information about the length of service of the president of state and government, etc”. From another account, they told to journalists that they “should be lineup and shoot as foreign agents in Serbia.”