SKOPJE — Media organizations in FYROM and around the world have strongly condemned an attack on a journalist who has been critical of government, warning that the tense political situation in the country could provoke more violence against journalists.
Sase Ivanovski, owner of the online news portal Maktel, was attacked and beaten by two individuals late Friday. He sustained injuries to his head and back, and had to seek medical treatment. Ivanovski reported the attack to the police.
Dunja Mijatovic, the representative on freedom of the media of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), strongly condemned the incident Saturday, saying it was the latest in a string of violence and threats targeting journalists and calling on authorities to fully investigate.
Local media organizations say violent attacks against journalists happen in an atmosphere of impunity.
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