31 Aug 2018 Lvl. 2
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Alert created on: 31 Aug 2018 n° 89/2018 Albania

Shots Fired at Family Home of Albanian Investigative Reporter

Source of threatUnknown
CategoryHarassment and intimidation of journalists
Partner Index EFJ/IFJ
Partner Index EFJ/IFJ
During early hours of 29 August 2018, house of Albanian investigative reporter Klodiana Lala’s parents was sprayed with automatic gunfire by an unidentified person, according to the BalkanWeb news website and several Albanian sources.

The local police authorities have launched an investigation, but the perpetrators are yet to be identified. The journalist believes the attack is related to her work as a crime reporter.
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31 Aug 2018
OSCE Media Freedom Representative strongly condemns shooting at family home of journalist in Albania, calls on authorities to urgently address case
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