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20 young men attack 3 Indonesian reporters

20 young men attack 3 Indonesian reporters

Young men angry about an article in which they appeared have beat up three reporters at the offices of a journalists' group in Indonesia.
Witnesses said about 20 members of a local youth group in Central Sulawesi province lashed out at the reporters _ who were not involved with the article _ after they failed to meet with the writer.
The article, published in a local news portal, was about the youth group's conflict with another group.
One reporter was rushed to hospital with cut on his cheek.
The Alliance of Independent Journalist have urged police to investigate the attack, which it said was the 37th violence case this years against journalists in the Indonesia.


Updated : 2021-07-24 13:52 GMT+08:00