Announcement

Torture remains unpunishable?

March 11, 2002

The Belgrade Centre for Human Rights is concerned by the brutal and inhuman police conduct in the case of Belgrader  Vladimir Radojčić (28), whom the Smederevo police subjected to torture and cruel and inhuman treatment on 26 February. The authorities are obliged to investigate this and all other cases where there is reasonable doubt that torture or humiliating treatment had been committed and to punish the perpetrators of the crime.      (more…)

Statement on the conviction of NIN chief editor Stefan Nikšić

January 29, 2002

The Belgrade Centre for Human Rights shares the public concern aroused by the verdict handed down to NiN weekly chief editor Stevan Nikšić by the Belgrade Municipal Court. This verdict testifies of the crisis in the Serbian judiciary, the lack of culture of political discourse and the failure to recognise the true opponents of human rights and democracy. (more…)

Svetlana Lukić and Svetlana Vuković Awarded the Konstantin Obradović Prize

December 7, 2001

7 December 2001 – This year’s recipients of the Konstantin Obradović prize for contribution to the advancement of a human rights culture are Belgrade journalists Svetlana Lukić and Svetlana Vuković. The prize was established by the Belgrade Center for Human Rights to commemorate our founder and long-time deputy director Prof. Dr. Konstantin Obradović, one of the greatest Yugoslav and international experts on humanitarian law and an active campaigner for human rights causes in our country. Konstantin Obradović passed away on the 10th of March, 2000. (more…)

Letter of Condolence

September 12, 2001

12 September 2001 – The Board and all collaborators of the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights are profoundly shocked by the vicious terrorist attacks on symbolic targets in the United States of America resulting in terrible losses of innocent lives. We express our solidarity with the American people and particularly with our friends from the non-governmental organizations and foundations with whom we have so fruitfully collaborated in the past decade. (more…)

Terrorist attacks on USA

September 11, 2001

11 Septembar 2001 – The Board and all collaborators of the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights are profoundly shocked by the vicious terrorist attacks on symbolic targets in the United States of America resulting in terrible losses of innocent lives. We express our solidarity with the American people and particularly with our friends from the non-governmental organizations and foundations with whom we have so fruitfully collaborated in the past decade. (more…)

Concerning the Refusal to Reinstate Dr Slobodan Vučetić as Justice of the Constitutional Court of Serbia

September 5, 2001

5 September 2001 – The Belgrade Center for Human Rights objects to the refusal by the Justice Committee of the Republic of Serbia’s National Assembly to cancel the decision which unconstitutionally and illegally dismissed Dr Slobodan Vučetić from the bench of the Constitutional Court of Serbia. As a distinguished lawyer and judge, Dr Vučetić has been selected as a member of the Council of the Belgrade Center for Human Rights. (more…)