Vladimir Zelceski and Aleksandar Todorov, physical attack, Skopje, 27.02.2017

    Country MK
    Name and Surname Vladimir Zelceski, Aleksandar Todorov
    Gender Male
    Date 27/02/2017
    City / Location Skopje
    Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Name of the perpetrator [:en]Kosta Poprizov[:]
    Type of media online
    Media name A1On
    Was journalist`s association informed Yes

    While reporting on the massive protest “For joint Macedonia” the two journalists were physicaly attacked by unknown protesters because they were not from a pro-government media outlet. They were hit multiple times and sustained physical injuries, after which were admitted in the hospital and released after 24 hours.