Hundreds protest after investigative journalist shot in Montenegro

Olivera Lakic, a crime and corruption reporter for the independent Vijesti daily, was shot in the leg outside her home in Podgorica, prompting hundreds of people to take to the streets in Montenegro and protest, The Independent reports. Lakic survived the shooting, the latest incident in a series of attacks on journalists in Montenegro. Lakic has written about murky businesses involving top state officials and their families. She was previously physically assaulted, and last month, a bomb exploded outside another crime reporter’s home.

 

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