What is the importance of civil society?
How does civil society participate in the policy-making process?
What is our contribution to promoting the rule of law and protecting human rights?
These are just some of the questions you can find answers to in the video messages of the representatives of the domestic and international public.
Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights-YUCOM issued a statement on Nov. 5, announcing the launching of a platform entitled “In Solidarity for the Rights of All,” which is to register all attacks and pressure on organizations and individuals in Serbia who, one way or another, defend human rights.
77 leading human rights organizations, bar associations and lawyers from more than 20 countries have signed an Open Statement in connection with the detention of Belarusian lawyers Ilya Salei and Maksim Znak
We express our deep concern at the detention of lawyers Ilya Salei and Maksim Znak on September 9, 2020, in Belarus, in a criminal case which is undeniably politically motivated. We consider this to be a gross violation of professional rights and privileges and improper interference with their professional legal activities and with their rights to express professional opinions, as established by international legal standards.
The main goal of the project is to strengthen the capacities of human rights defenders both nationally and locally in Serbia. The project aims to improve the situation for human rights defenders such that they can perform their tasks with more confidence; advocate for greater alignment of the existing legislation to international human rights standards; and develop an early warning mechanism for reporting breaches of rights and pressures.