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Montenegro journalist shot and wounded: “How long must we live in fear of such cowards?”, editor asks

Montenegro journalist shot and wounded: “How long must we live in fear of such cowards?”, editor asks

 

Crime and corruption reporter  Olivera Lakic has been injured in a gun attack in Montenegro. A graphic cartoon, the bare facts, and outcry for effective investigation to bring those responsible to justice...

 

The Guardian newspaper quoted Vijesti newspaper’s chief editor, Mihailo Jovovic, as saying many of the crimes and scandals that Olivera Lakic exposed have not been investigated: “How much longer must we live in fear of such cowards?”, he asked.

The well-known journalist was reportedly wounded in the right leg in the attack outside her home in the capital, Podgorica, was taken to a hospital and was reported to be out of danger.

Andrzej Krauze’s cartoon points tells the story graphically in one picture

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/picture/2018/may/16/andrzej-krauze-targeting-journalists-cartoon?CMP=share_btn_link

 

Read the Guardian article here:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/08/investigative-journalist-olivera-lakic-shot-montenegro

 

Read the 9 May 2018 Alert on Council of Europe Platform for the safety of journalists:
Vijesti Investigative Journalist Olivera Lakic Shot and Injured


https://www.coe.int/en/web/media-freedom