CROATIA: SEEMO condemns attack on Croatian journalist

CROATIA, 13/08/2014

The Vienna-based South East Europe Organisation (SEEMO), condemns the attack on Croatian journalist Domagoj Magretic in Zagreb.

The journalist was left with injuries after he was attacked by an unknown man around in the night.

The police are searching for the perpetrator, while Magretic stated that because of his articles, he had received threats several times during the last year.

“I condemn the attack on Magretic and I hope the Croatian police will find the perpetrators and bring them to justice, “ SEEMO Secretary General Oliver Vujović said. “An incident of this kind must be resolved as soon as possible, for the sake of human rights and media freedom in Croatia” he added.

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