A Female Journalist Experienced Sexual Harassment, While Covering Presidential Candidate Campaign

Description

A female journalist experienced sexual harassment while covering presidential candidate campaign activities in Semarang, on Saturday 10 February 2024.

There was a very busy crowd at the location. Then an aide to a party official ordered the crowd to open the way, saying "watch out, watch out"...

Journalist who were near the person felt someone touching their sensitive area. Journalists then tried to find out who the perpetrator was. Then journalist felt he did it again.

The journalist then screamed after seeing the perpetrator. But the perpetrator ran away, and said "Sorry, sorry".

Another journalist who was at the location saw the perpetrator run leaving the victim. The perpetrator wore a uniform, earphones and a handy talkie radio.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
1
Do they work as freelance or media?
Unknown
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Female
Age
Country
Central Java
Full name or name of group
Unidentified
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
Yes
Date of incident
Type of incident
Physical assaults (include death, injury, abduction)