Focus analysis

“Human Rights and COVID-19” presents an analysis of changes in the legal framework during the COVID-19 epidemic and their impact on exercising human rights. Starting from the principle of the rule of law, the analysis shows the decision making manner which limits human rights, control of the consequences of new regulations in practice, with a systematic presentation of the rights that have suffered the most formal restrictions (freedom of assembly, freedom of movement, right to fair trial, right to health care and freedom of expression). The analysis also shows the limitations of other rights, such as freedom of religion and the right to personal and family life, which have arisen as an indirect consequence of the undertaken measures.

Focus restriction

The pandemic of virus COVID-19 is one of the biggest global pandemics in the modern times, and based on the data of the World Health Organization, until July 1, 2020, there were 10,321,689 infected individuals, and 507,435 persons were deceased.

This report presents the findings of the series of the activities recognized as necessary by the Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights in the response to the crisis caused by the epidemic of virus COVID – 19.

Human Rights Series 5 years

Status–A National Human Rights Institutions (NHRI) have special rights to participate in international human rights mechanisms (IHRM), which to a large extent serve as basis for a country’s human rights situation assessment. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to review the status of these institutions on realistic grounds, assessing not only the legal framework governing NHRI status and competences, but also their implementation in practice.

Human Rights Series Nis 4

The third out of four planned trainings “Monitoring, Reporting and Specificity of Criminal Proceedings for Criminal Offenses with Elements of Corruption” was held at the Law Faculty in Nis on October 27, 2017. Training was intended for students of the final year at the Faculty of Law and students of master studies, willing to engage in the legal clinic. It was organized as part of the project “Empowering students of law clinics to follow corruption trials”.

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