Publication Journalists and media in court 2015-2017 was created within the project Judicial relations towards media freedom. The objective of the project is to provide support to journalists, the media and the judiciary through monitoring and analyzing media practices against journalists and the media…
The aim of this publication is, first of all, to provide insight into some of the existing solutions to the problem of hate crimes and hate speech in European Union law, as well as in the practice of the European Court of Human Rights.
Study on the implementation of the Law on the prohibition of discrimination in Serbia, published by the Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights, was made by Mario Reljanovic, professor at the Law Faculty of the Union University, with the support of the UN Human Rights Team.
In cooperation with the Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights, the MDTF-JSS has prepared a Guide for exemption from court fees: fees in civil proceedings and how to get rid of them.
Inclusion of youth perspectives and the needs of young people in the work of National Councils of national minorities
With the support of the OSCE Mission to Serbia, the Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights – YUCOM conducted a survey which aimed at bringing together the available data and relevant information related to the needs of young people and members of minority ethnic communities in order to empower the National Councils of National Minorities with defined needs and problems encountered by young people.
Guide for Exercising the Right to a Court Interpreter – a Translator Guide for exercising the right to a court interpreter – a translator is designed for the parties (for the plaintiff and the defendant) and other participants in civil proceedings in order to enable everyone to participate before the court on an equal footing.
In April-May 2018, the Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights, in partnership with the Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector (MDTF-JSS), conducted a survey which aimed at analysing case-law on a motion for exemption from paying court fees in civil matters.
The Guide for the Exercise of Right to a Court Interpreter – translator is intended…
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
The Law on the Prohibition of Discrimination was adopted in 2009. It is estimated that during eight years of implementation, around 150 cases were initiated before Serbian courts. The analysis presented here is based on representative sample of 87 cases, gathered primarily from legal service of the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality and the civil society organisation Lawyers Committee for Human Rights (JUKOM) from Belgrade.