Journalist Prohibited from Covering at the Toli Toli Court

Description

Journalist at Toli Toli Gidion Siswadi Haromang are prohibited from reporting on Thursday, February 1 2024.

That day, several people demonstrated and gave speeches in front of the Toli Toli district court after the judge handed down an acquittal sentence against a village head who was accused of raping his residents. Those who demonstrated rejected the decision against the village head.

Journalist were present at the Toli Toli district court. When he approached the court room, Malompu was giving a speech, using a loudspeaker. He banned journalist from entering the room.

"Who are you?" he said to the journalist.

Malompu, who was using a loudspeaker, said journalist not allowed to coverage.

Journalist move closer. But Malompu chased him away, "Get out of here, animal!"

The journalist was almost physically assaulted, until he finally managed to escape and save himself. Journalist have reported this attack to the police.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
1
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Male
Age
Country
Central Sulawesi
Full name or name of group
Identified
The name of perpetrator (individual/group)
Malompu
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Type of incident
Physical Intimidation