Milena Vasić – Attorney-at-law


She was born in 1985, in Smederevska Palanka. She graduated from the Faculty of Law at Union University in Belgrade in 2009. She passed the bar exam in 2017, in Belgrade. She has been a member of the Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights – YUCOM since 2012, as a provider of free legal aid and as an associate and coordinator on numerous projects. She has represented victims of human rights violations in proceedings in front of national courts and other state entities, as well as in front of the European Court of Human Rights. As an author and coauthor, she has participated in creating numerous works published by YUCOM, legal analyses and commentary on laws in the legislative process, and has actively followed the implementation of the Action Plan for Chapter 23 – Judiciary and Fundamental Rights.

In addition to this, she is an educator involved in trainings in the domains of protecting women from discrimination and gender-based violence, media reporting on hate speech and hate crimes against vulnerable groups, media reporting on criminal proceedings, patients’ rights and others.

She has been a team member at the National Mechanism for the Prevention of Torture of Detained Persons since 2013. In December 2018 she became a member of the Program Board of the Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights – YUCOM.

Her interests focus on civil and political rights – the right to public assembly, media rights and freedom of expression, but also the rights of particularly sensitive groups, particularly LGBT and women’s rights.


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