Working Meeting at the end of the project Making a Difference for Refugee Children in Europe

May 23, 2017

On Monday, 22 May 2017 at the Envoy Conference Centre in Belgrade, the Belgrade Center for Human Rights held a working meeting to mark the end of the project Making a Difference for Refugee Children in Europe, which has been implemented since July 2016, with the support of the International Rescue Committee, with financial resources of the Department for International Development of the British Go...
World Press (Non) Freedom Day

May 4, 2017

On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, the Belgrade Center for Human Rights and Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights (YUCOM) warn about the very alarming state of the media in Serbia and appeal for the immediate halting of the collapse of freedom of media as one of the basic guarantees of human rights and freedom in a democratic society.
RIGHT TO ASYLUM IN THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA, PERIODIC REPORT FOR JANUARY - MARCH 2017

May 3, 2017

In the January-March 2017 period, the Republic of Serbia continued extending humanitarian assistance to a large number of migrants, without ascertaining in each individual case whether they were in need of international protection or issuing individual decisions determining their status.
Impermissible Pressures by the Public Prosecution Service on the Institution of the Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection

March 23, 2017

The Belgrade Centre for Human Rights is extremely concerned by the pressures and infringement on the independence of the institution of the Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection and the public prosecution service’s increasingly frequent refusal to comply with the Commissioner’s rulings.
"Right to Asylum in the Republic of Serbia 2016"

March 20, 2017

The Belgrade Center for Human Rights presented its annual report "Right to Asylum in the Republic of Serbia 2016" at the press conference held on 20 March 2017.A total of 12,821 foreigners expressed the intention to seek asylum in Serbia in 2016. The state’s treatment of migrants in 2016 was primarily influenced by the policies of the neighbouring countries and decisions taken at the EU level.
The European Court of Human Rights established that Hungary violates the rights of refugees

March 15, 2017

In its decision Ilias and Ahmed v. Hungary from 14 March 2017, the European Court of Human Rights found that Hungary violated several provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights by returning two asylum seekers from Bangladesh (after carrying out the accelerated asylum procedure in Röszke detention unit) back to Serbia in 2015.