VIENNA, 20 October 2015 – Croatian law enforcement officers should facilitate the work of journalists reporting on the refugee crisis, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović said today.
“Law enforcement officers must ensure journalists’ safety and protect journalists’ right to report in a safe and free manner,” said Mijatović.
On 19 October, on the border between Croatia and Serbia, Croatian border police prevented a number of journalists from reporting on the events that took place in the area. Al Jazeera, Reuters and Associated Press journalists reportedly had been obstructed in their work. According to reports, Al Jazeera cameraman Boško …read more