The Director of the Committee of Lawyers for Human Rights, Milan Antonijević, was chosen as one of the three finalists for a prestigious award that is awarded for outstanding contributions in the legal field. This award was established by the International Association of Lawyers (Union Internationale des Avocats), in cooperation with LexisNexis Group.
A Serbian opposition party has proposed law changes that would oblige parliament to take a vote on citizens’ initiatives, such as one calling for life in prison for child killers.
Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights – YUCOM and the civil society organizations listed below, have expressed concern about the solutions contained in the Draft Law on Free Legal Aid. This is problematic seeing that this Law can directly affect the right to a balanced and equal access to justice for all people who are in need of it.
The Human Rights Council, in its Resolution 33/14 of 29 September 2016, established the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the right to development. Mr. Saad Alfarargi was appointed Special Rapporteur for a period of three years and took up his functions on 1 May 2017. In September 2017, the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 36/9, which mandated the Special Rapporteur to conduct Regional Consultations
The Guide for the Exercise of Right to a Court Interpreter – translator is intended…
In the latest in a series of provocative stunts, Serbian nationalist politician Vojislav Seselj pledged to seek a review of Milorad Ulemek’s conviction for the 2003 murder of Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic.
The EU Summit on the Western Balkans, held in Sofia on May 17, was meant to be the showpiece event of Bulgaria’s presidency of the European Union. In the end, it made little impact on deciding the future of region, while recent events in Kosovo have placed a cloud over the EU’s entire Western Balkans strategy.
Guide for exemption from court fees: court fees in civil proceedings and how to dispense with payments
The Guide for Exemption from Court Fees is intended for the parties (plaintiffs and respondents) in civil proceedings. The Guide shows the basic costs of the civil proceedings in a simple manner, provides instructions on how they are determined, what are the payment deadlines, as well as what are the consequences in case of refusal to pay these costs. In this way, the party can perceive the possible consequences on its property status of conducting these proceedings and have a basis for a more rational understanding of the decision and the manner of conducting the dispute
Bearing in mind the importance of the Sofia Summit for the EU as a timely and high level debate within the EU countries as well as the challenges and opportunities that integrations of the Western Balkans bring to the European Union;
Following the Strategy for the Western Balkans of the European Commission that opens the doors for the countries of our surrounding, along with the time frame and clear perspective of finalizing all the EU integration processes in certain countries and speeding the processes in other countries;