Serbia: Four sentenced to 100 years in jail for 1999 murder of journalist Slavko Curuvija
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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, along with leaders from Turkey, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, and others, attends the opening ceremony of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) in Eskisehir, Turkey, 12 June 2018, Kayhan Ozer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Unidentified individuals threw a molotov cocktail through the journalist’s window in the early hours of 12 December, then fired shots to prevent his family fleeing the burning house.

A Kosovo Serb man walks past posters featuring Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, in the northern part of the divided town of Mitrovica, Kosovo, 1 February 2018; journalist Stefan Cvetkovic had reported on the murder of Ivanonic, ARMEND NIMANI/AFP/Getty Images

Corruption reporter Cvetkovic went missing on 13 June, prompting a massive police search operation; on 15 June, the President of Serbia announced that the journalist was alive and undergoing police questioning.

Link to: Serbian journalist jailed for defaming party officials

Journalist Stefan Cvetkovic is a well-known critic of the local authorities, against whom he filed a complaint of misuse of public funds in 2014, and recently raised questions about the role of the three officials in various criminal matters.