Shefki Popova

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Yugoslavia

PROSPECTS FOR PRESS FREEDOM IN YUGOSLAVIA BRIGHTENED when President Slobodan Milosevic finally accepted election results and resigned on October 6. The elected dictator's all-out war on the independent media was a thing of the past, but official habits of intimidating the press did not disappear, and the difficulty of reforming Serbia's state-run media became evident. In the Republic of Montenegro, threats to independent journalists subsided significantly. The threat remained intense in the embattled province of Kosovo, still under international control as this volume went to press.
March 19, 2001 12:00 PM ET


Alerts   |   Yugoslavia

Albanian Journalist Murdered

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New York, September 14, 2000 --- A well-known ethnic Albanian journalist was shot and killed in Kosovo on the evening of Sunday, September 10. It is currently unclear whether Shefki Popova's death related to his journalism.

September 14, 2000 12:00 PM ET


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