Press release

CJA calls for processing the person who attacked and offended journalist while working

Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) calls for processing the person who attacked and offended Vojislav Mazzocco, journalist, while he was doing his job. He was reporting about Zagreb Taxi Drivers' protest on June 21. when a person started offending him, hit him and took his equipment. It should not be difficult for the police to identify the perpetrator, as the whole incident was recorded.


CJA welcomes rapid response of competent bodies after Berislav Jelinić, Nacional magazine editor in chief, has been threatened

Berislav Jelinić, Nacional magazine editor in chief, has been threatened by Krešimir Gilja by phone and text. Krešimir Gilja was not satisfied as Jelinić did not want to publish a story the way Gilja found adequate.


CJA condemns brutal physical attack of Požega Mayor against journalists followed by death threats

The Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) condemns strongly today's brutal attack against Mladen Mirković, journalist of the local portal The attacker was Požega Mayor Vedran Neferović. CJA calls the police to urgently and thoroughly investigate all facts about that case.


False accusations of Partnership for Social Development that CJA does not care for its member Dušan Miljuš's safety

Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) rejects false accusations of Partnership for Social Development (PSD) association, publisher of portal, that has publicly stated that CJA does not care for its member Dušan Miljuš's safety. Accusations are based on false statements and are aimed to discredit CJA's activities regarding journalist protection from all kinds of attacks.


Regional media organizations call for termination of attacks against Macedonian journalists

Regional Platform for Advocating Media Freedom and Journalists' Safety wants to express its solidarity and support to journalists and media workers in Macedonia faced with constant pressures, including physical attacks and death threats.


We condemn portal attack against Milanka Opačić, Croatian Parliament vice-president

The Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) condemns portal because of publishing photomontage of Ms Milanka Opačić, vice-president of the Croatian Parliament, in „tea-shirt with Chetnik symbols“.


President has no right to invite just selected journalists to her Press Conference

Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) welcomes the fact that the Croatian President has accepted our frequent requests for politicians to have press conferences instead of communicating with the press through press releases without possibility of putting questions. But at the same time we find the fact that just some journalists, selected by the President and her Office, have been asked to attend today's Press Conference to be shocking. We have received complaints about it from several editorial boards. We want to add that no foreign correspondent has been invited to the Conference.


The accusation of „In the Name of the Family“ association that weekly „Novosti“ spreads hate against Croats is indeed spreading of hate and instigation

The Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) alarms public due to dangerous untruth coming from „In the Name of the Family“ association. By that nonsense this organization justifies its claim to cut the financial support from the State Budget to weekly „Novosti“, published by Serb National Council and to ban it to apply for the support for 3 more years.


CJA urges the President's Office to answer journalists' questions on regular basis

The Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) urges the Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia to change its decision and to answer promptly questions put by portal journalists as well as by all other journalists.


CJA calls for urgent and fierce reaction against series of brutal attacks on Jagoda Bastalić, our colleague

Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) calls upon relevant institutions to react urgently and fiercely against brutal media attacks on our colleague Jagoda Bastalić, editor and host of HRT „Labirint“ show. We expect HRT Management to protect its employee publicly.


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