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0 The Serbian Interior Ministry bans public gatherings by Serbian followers of the Chinese religious group Falun Gong

Serbia is raising security measures to the highest level ahead of Friday’s ‘historic’ arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

More than 5,000 police officers, members of the security services and the army are on standby to secure Chinese President Xi Jinping’s stay during his visit to Serbia from June 17 to 19.

The security measures will be raised to the highest possible level, the so-called first stage, which was also the case when Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel visited.

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0 Serbian MPs Urged to Make Srebrenica Genocide Declaration

Serbian human rights NGOs called on MPs to adopt a parliamentary resolution unequivocally condemning the massacres of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in July 1995 as genocide.

Ahead of the 21st anniversary of the Srebrenica massacres next month, three Serbian NGOs called on members of parliament on Friday to adopt a resolution condemning the killings by Bosnian Serb forces as genocide.

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0 Lawyers and civil society give input to Special Rapporteur

On 11–12 June, the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Mónica Pinto, will meet with and gain input from lawyers and civil society actors. Ahead of this consultation in Belgrade, members of Human Rights House Belgrade spoke to HRHN about the importance of the consultation and the benefits of a cross-border community of lawyers.

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0 Human Rights in 2015

Milan Antonijevic, Director of Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights – YUCOM, opened the conference, indicating that the annual report is dedicated to cooperation with state bodies, responses and fast reactions that YUCOM demanded. According to Antonijevic, the past year was marked by a clear and strong cooperation with independent institutions…

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0 JUDICIAL PORTALS IN THE MIRROR

We invite you, as a representative of the institution / organization that takes part in the analysis of the work of judicial bodies, to take part in the workshop “The judicial portals in the mirror.”

Professional organizations and non-governmental organizations dealing with the promotion of the rule of law and human rights through the monitoring and analysis of the work of judicial authorities rely on the information processed by the court administration and prosecution.

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0 The verdict of the ECHR in the case of Zorica Jovanovic vs. Serbia

We participated in Open Society Justice Initiative’s report to the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers, organized in Strasbourg, on implementation, or lack thereof, of the ECHR’s verdict in the case of Zorica Jovanovic vs. Serbia.

Representatives of the members of the Council of Europe were present, as were civil sector representatives and legal experts. We await the Committee Minister’s decision after its March 8th-10th 2016 session, seeing how Serbia’s implementation of this verdict is overdue for over a year and a half.

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