VIENNA, 17 May 2016 – The recent attack against Petar Panjkota, reporter with RTL television, in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, is unacceptable and must be fully investigated, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović said today.
“I condemn the attack on Panjkota and call on the authorities to fully investigate this incident and prosecute the person responsible,” Mijatović said.
According to media reports, on 14 May, Panjkota was hit in the head by an unknown assailant shortly after finishing a live report from demonstrations in Banja Luka. The attack has been reported to the police.
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