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Presentation of the free legal aid handbooks

Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights (YUCOM) with the support of United Nations Human Rights Team, through the Regular Technical Cooperation Program of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Geneva, has the pleasure to invite you to the presentation of two handbooks developed in order to facilitate the exercise of the right to free legal aid:

 

 

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What kind of punishment awaits a tennis player in Serbia for violating isolation measures

Medical documents released by his team during a court battle in Australia show that Djokovic tested positive for the corona virus on December 16.

However, on that day, as in the next two, he was seen in public several times, although he should be in isolation.

“It is a criminal offense, under Article 248 of the Criminal Procedure Code, for which either a fine or up to three years in prison is envisaged,” Dragisa Calic of the Committee of Lawyers for Human Rights (Yukom) told the BBC in Serbian.

Until the moment the text was published, the Institute for Public Health “Trampoline” did not answer the BBC’s questions in Serbian about when Djokovic was given a positive test for the corona virus.

Press releases
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The abolishment of the decree that prevents research in the field of defence is the ‘Kodak moment’ of the state of democracy in Serbia

A group of civil society organisations and experts hereby points out that the way laws and by-laws are passed, amended and abolished shows a true picture of the catastrophic state of democracy in Serbia. The content, enactment and urgent abolishment of the decree stipulating that scientific and other research of importance for the country’s defense, conducted in cooperation with foreign entities, will require the approval of competent authorities, violates all principles of democracy, rule of law and freedom of expression.

 

Projects
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Strengthening access to justice for women victims of violence in Serbia

The primary problem the project seeks to address is the lack of adequate free legal aid and support for victims of gender-based violence in Serbia. The project aims to protect the victims of gender-based violence and domestic violence whose human rights are threatened, while the capacity of national free legal aid providers is still lacking.