Tribun Sorong Journalist Thrown Stones

Description

Tribun Sorong journalist, Safwan was attacked on Tuesday, January 16 2024.

Journalist left the house to cover the visit of presidential candidate Anies Baswedan which was scheduled to at 6.30 am local time at Tuesday morning.

Journalist passing by on Jalan Jendral Sudirman, Sorong. Right around the corner at the Swiss Bell Sorong hotel, around eight young men were walking on the left side of the road.

They were stand on the road, then asking to journalist if there were any cigarettes ?
Safwan answered that there were no cigarettes, then journalist continued his journey.

Next, about 4 meters in his journey, journalist felt two large stones being thrown and hit his left shoulder. It is causing his shoulder feel bruised and sore.

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
Papua
Full name or name of group
Identified
The name of perpetrator (individual/group)
A group of young people
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Type of incident
Physical assaults (include death, injury, abduction)