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Journalists attacked, threatened in Croatia and Macedonia

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) is deeply concerned over recent attacks and threats against journalists in Croatia and the Republic of Macedonia/Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as well as the case of a Serbian journalist denied entry to Russia.

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Croatian journalist's effigy burned publicly during carnival

An effigy of Ante Tomic, a reporter for the newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija, was publicly burned on 17 February in the town of Proložac, after a speech in which Tomic, who is from Proložac, was declared responsible for all of Croatian society’s evils.


Croatia: One journalist attacked, another burned in effigy

On 23 February, an unknown man dumped a bucket of faeces over writer and columnist Ante Tomic's head. In a separate case, carnival participants in Omis burned an effigy symbolising Vinko Vukovic, a journalist who has reported on corruption in the town.

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