ICTY Convicts Radovan Karadzic

March 29, 2016

Published on March 25, 2016        Author: Marko Milanovic Yesterday the ICTY Trial Chamber convicted Radovan Karadzic, the wartime political leader of the Bosnian Serbs, for numerous crimes committed during the conflict and sentenced him to 40 years imprisonment.
Report on the State of Human Rights in Serbia in 2015

March 19, 2016

On Monday, 21 March 2016, the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights will present its annual report on the state of human rights in Serbia. The authors of the report have conducted a comprehensive analysis of the general state of affairs in the field of human rights and will present their findings in the Media Centre at 11 o’clock.
The women helping refugees in Serbia

March 9, 2016

Women in Serbia share their stories about helping refugees as many recall being displaced themselves.Saman Vjestica - 'I was thrown in the middle of all these desperate people' "When I first started working as an interpreter at the Asylum Info Centre, it was just a job for me. My native language is Urdu, which many Afghans happen to understand. I was never involved in humanitarian work.
Mass return under EU-Turkish plan on refugees would contravene law: UNHCR

March 8, 2016

The United Nations' refugee agency said on Tuesday proposals to send back refugees en masse from the European Union to Turkey would contravene their right to protection under European and international law.Turkey offered on Monday to take back all migrants who cross into Europe from its soil in return for more money, faster EU membership talks and quicker visa-free travel for Turks.

March 3, 2016

To European Leaders:As national and international organizations working along the Western Balkan migration route in Greece, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, and Croatia, we strongly condemn the latest discriminatory and dangerous measures adopted by European countries as part of a broader package of deterrence policies intended to stem the flow of vulnerable people seeking safety...
Conference “Early, forced and child marriages”

February 25, 2016

Nevena Nikolić, the representative of the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights, presented the activities and results of the Centre’s project called “Role of education in preventing child marriage of Roma girls” at the “Early, forced and child marriages” conference.