Reporting the truth gets you sucker punched in Kosovo

Balkans , Journalism , Kosovo , Politics Sep 06, 2017 No Comments

Parim Olluri’s assailants arrived first. The CCTV footage shows only their backs as they stroll past the camera and on up the street. There are three of them and they’re all wearing hoods.

Olluri’s fiancée, Genta, appears next. She stops, turns, and smiles as she waits for him to enter the frame. When he does so and they reach his apartment, Olluri turns to unlock it, which is when one of the hooded figures appears and attempts to sucker punch him in the back of the head.

Olluri falls to the ground, Genta faints out of shock, and the other two men leap forward to join in before all three of them high-tail it into the street. There are plenty of other people around—it was only 10 o’clock at night—but they stand there dumbfounded for a moment or two before realizing what happened.

Read the full article at The Daily Beast.

Matthew Clayfield

Matthew Clayfield is a journalist, critic and screenwriter.

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