Safety of Journalists

Veran Matic: How did the proposal for amendments to the Criminal Code come about?

He said in a statement that he felt the need to make public some information important for the discussion and public debate on the amendments to the law, which have been problematized in recent days through various texts and interviews.
On that occasion, we are transmitting his statement in its entirety:

Reporters without Borders: Women in Journalism Face Twice the Danger of Men

Female journalists feel unsafe working in at least 40 countries, a new report released Monday by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) concluded.

Most of the female journalists listed sexual harassment as the biggest issue they face in their home countries. Nearly 85% of the respondents said the harassment is common; 30% said it often leads to sexual assault.

JPC Report: Journalism Becoming Increasingly Risky Profession across World

The number of journalists killed in retaliation for their work has jumped twice in 2020. Criminal and combat gangs target journalists working in both democratic and violence-ridden countries, shows a report by the U.S.-based Committee to Protect Journalists (JPC).