BELGRADE – Milan Antonijevic, Director of the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, remarked today that the willingness of the PM Aleksandar Vucic to go to Srebrenica is a positive message that can contribute to reconciliation in the region.
False allegations against the Serbian war crimes prosecution and the enforced retirement of the prosecutor suggest that powerful people are still trying to hide the truth about the 1990s conflicts.
In the shadow of global events, such as the tragic attack in Paris and the mass killing in Nigeria, when we look closely at someone else’s backyard, it is our duty to look at our own yard too. We need to acknowledge what we have done about the 1990s, when similar news was coming out of our country, when just like today innocent people were targeted because of religion, hatred, warmongering propaganda and someone else’s interests.
Serbia’s interior minister says the Falun Gong activists who attempted to hold a protest during the visit of China’s prime minister have been deported, B92 reports.
Nebojsa Stefanovic told the press on Thursday that they were deported yesterday, after being detained over attempts to organize a gathering despite the fact the authorities banned all rallies.
BELGRADE — Serbia’s interior minister says the Falun Gong activists who attempted to hold a protest during the visit of China’s prime minister have been deported.
Nebojsa Stefanovic told the press on Thursday that they were deported yesterday, after being detained because over attempts to organize a gathering despite the fact the authorities banned all rallies.
Serbia deported 11 foreigners arrested during the Belgrade visit of Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, officials said Thursday, as Amnesty International expressed concern over the “unlawful” detention of the “rights activists”.
“Falun Gong activists, who tried to hold a protest during the visit of Premier Li Keqiang… were expelled from Serbia,” stated Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic, quoted by state-run Tanjug news agency.
It aims “to ensure more comprehensive action in the human rights sector through cooperation between local and international civilian society organizations and thus contribute to the democratization of the society,” Tanjug reported.
The House commenced its work thanks to the facilities provided by the City of Belgrade and the support for reconstruction offered by the Norwegian government. It was officially opened on Thursday by Crown Prince of Norway Haakon Magnus.
Milan Antonijevic for public TV station Radio Television of Serbia talks on statute of limitations and judiciary reforms
Milan Antonijevic talks on statute of limitations and judiciary reformson public TV station Radio Television of Serbia.
The presidents of Serbia and Croatia are sounding a conciliatory tone following their first meeting, and are even floating the idea of dropping genocide lawsuits filed before the International Court of Justice.
Serbia President Tomislav Nikolic, speaking to reporters following the October 16th meeting, said the lawsuits should be stopped for the sake of peaceful relations. Neither side would be satisfied should the issue be played out in court, he said.
This morning on Radio Belgrade First Program, we spoke about the EU pre-accession screening, the statement of Jelko Kacin, negotiation chapters 23 and 24, visa liberalisation regime and many other issues. Guests in the studio were Nataša Vučković, President of the Parliamentary Committee on European Integration, and Milan Antonijević, Director of YUCOM.
Interviews on transitional justice and ICTY legacy conducted by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung with director of YUCOM and other CSO activists from Serbia, Kosovo and Croatia.
For a couple of days following the acquittals of Croatian Generals Gotovina and Markač and Kosovar KLA units’ leader Haradinaj, various reactions caused turmoil in the region – torrents of bitter statements from the Serbian side and euphoric outbursts in Croatia and Kosovo, respectively. As fierce as the reactions were, officials and the media