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February 14, 2014

New attack against Montenegrin daily reported

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), has expressed alarm at the February 13 arson attack against a vehicle owned by the Montenegrin daily Vijesti . At 2:30 a.m., a car marked with the name of the daily was set ablaze on a street in the Podgorica, the latest of several attacks against Vijesti’s journalists and property over the past eight years. In three separate incidents in 2011, four company cars were set fire by... MORE
July 25, 2011

Montenegro: Another arson attack on car owned by leading daily

Paris-based press freedom group Reporters sans Frontières (RSF) has condemned the latest arson attack on a car displaying the colours of the Podgorica-based daily Vijesti on the night of July 23. It was the third such attack on a Vijesti vehicle in the space of a week . In the latest incident, an unidentified individual tried to set fire to a Vijesti car parked on the street but a policeman who happened to be nearby intervened and managed to put out the fire. The attacker was able to escape... MORE
July 15, 2011

Montenegro: Two of leading daily’s cars torched in deliberate attack

An arson attack was carried out on two cars owned by the independent daily Vijesti in the early hours of July 14 in Podgorica. Unidentified individuals dowsed the two parked cars with gasoline before setting them alight and fleeing. The cars were clearly marked with the newspaper’s colours, Paris-based press freedom group Reporters sans Frontières (RSF) said. “We firmly condemn this latest attack on Vijesti, which clearly was not random,” RSF said. “Aside from the material damage and resulting... MORE