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.…

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Albanian Journalist Murdered

Click here to read more about press freedom conditions in YUGOSLAVIA 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.

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