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OSCE urges action on journalists’ murders in Kosovo (B92, BIRN)

By   /  17/05/2018  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The OSCE wants renewed efforts to uncover the truth behind the kidnappings and murders of Serb and ethnic Albanian journalists connected to the 1999 war. OSCE ambassador to Kosovo Jan Braathu said on Tuesday at the unveiling of a memorial plaque to two Serbian reporters who were kidnapped in 1999 and never found that the […]

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Seventh attempt of journalists to place memorial plaque – We are searching for them (Radio kontakt plus)

By   /  15/05/2018  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The Association of Journalists of Serbia (UNS) would today for the seventh time place a memorial plaque next to the Orahovac-Velika Hoca road, dedicated to the missing Radio Pristina journalists Djuro Slavuj and Ranko Perenic, Radio kontakt plus reported. UNS press statement reads they placed six times a plaque with the inscription – Our colleagues, […]

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“Journalists in Kosovo are working in very difficult conditions” (Kontakt plus radio, RTK2)

By   /  04/04/2018  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The media in Kosovo are faced with politicization, non-implementation of laws by institutions and intimidation of journalists, with an increase in self-censorship, according to the association of journalists. “Journalists in Kosovo are working in very difficult conditions; they are not protected by anyone, especially the institutions. What is particularly worrying is the increasing of non-collegiality. […]

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“Great UNS job investigating Kosovo murders of journalists” (B92, UNS)

By   /  26/03/2018  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

“Journalists’ Association of Serbia (UNS) has done great job in investigations of murders and abductions of the journalists on the territory of Kosovo and Metohija” Chairman of the Commission for Investigating Murder of Journalists Veran Matic had announced the possibility of establishing this commission on Kosovo, with the aim of resolving the killings and abductions […]

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Matic: Soon the investigation of the fate of missing and killed journalists in Kosovo (Insajder, KIM radio, Kossev)

By   /  19/03/2018  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Director of the B92 Fund and the President of the Commission for the Investigation of Journalist Murdered in Serbia, Veran Matic, said that in the following months, as a consultant to the OSCE mission in Pristina, he would work on a proposal for the formation of a Commission to deal with the cases of 14 […]

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For the sixth time, the memorial plaque for the missing journalists near Orahovac demolished (Serbian media)

By   /  14/02/2018  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

A memorial plaque set in memory of the kidnappings of Radio Pristina’s journalists Djuro Slavuj and Ranko Perenic was demolished and removed the sixth time, and around the place was found a large amount of bones, most likely of animal origin, report Serbian media. The Association of Journalists of Serbia (UNS) and the Association of […]

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UNS: Head of the US Kosovo Diplomatic Observer Mission, Shaun Byrnes – I searched for Perenic and Slavuj in vain

By   /  14/12/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The Association of Journalists of Serbia (UNS) announced on its website in Serbian, Albanian and English a conversation with Shaun Byrnes, former head of the US diplomatic mission in Kosovo. – When we visited the field, we came into contact with the KLA soldiers, and through them, with their commanders. We always asked them about the […]

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“New York Times journalist saw kidnapped Serb reporters” (UNS, B92)

By   /  11/12/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

A New York Times reporter saw a car that transported journalists Ranko Perenic and Djuro Slavuj, kidnapped in Kosovo in 1998. This is according to the Association of Journalists of Serbia (UNS), that is quoting Milivoje Mihajlovic, a former Radio Pristina editor and head of the Media Center in this town, that was “a key […]

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Filling out the forms again and again (Vesti, Kontakt plus radio)

By   /  20/11/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Vesti portal reports that the Association of Journalists of Serbia (UNS) recently uncovered another murder of a journalist in Kosovo, commentator of the RTV Pristina, Kristo Gegaj, who was killed in Istok in 1999. His name has not been recorded so far in any of the lists of killed journalists, and the number of killed […]

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Prosecution in Djakovica rejected complaint for demolishing memorial plaque to Slavuj and Perenic (Kontakt plus radio)

By   /  03/10/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Basic prosecution office in Djakovica rejected complaint and due to lack of evidence decided not to launch a criminal proceeding against unknown perpetrators, who in May 2016 on the way Zociste-Velika Hoca, demolished memorial plaque dedicated to the journalists, Djuro Slavuj and Ranko Perenic, Association of Journalists of Serbia said, Kontakt plus radio reported. The […]

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Serbian List: To find and punish the responsible ones (KIM Radio)

By   /  22/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The Serbian List said, on the occasion of the nineteenth anniversary of the disappearance of two journalists from Radio Pristina, that the families of missing journalists and all citizens in Kosovo expect the responsible ones are found and to punish them. “Today we recall the abducted journalists, Đuro Slavuj and Ranko Perenić, who were kidnapped […]

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Serbian Union Wants Journalists Killed in Kosovo Investigated (Balkan Insight)

By   /  22/08/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Marking the 19th anniversary of the disappearance of two Serbian radio journalists in Kosovo, a journalists’ association has demanded a fresh investigation into their deaths – and those of other journalists abducted and killed in Kosovo. On the 19th anniversary of the abduction of two Serbian journalists from Radio Pristina during the war in Kosovo, […]

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