15. jul 2020.

Prosecutor asks Court of Appeal to pass final verdict against those accused of murdering Slavko Ćuruvija

Speaking at a public session, Milenko Mandić, Deputy Prosecutor for Organised Crime, asked the Court of Appeal to overturn the first-instance verdict in the case of the murder of journalist and publisher Slavko Ćuruvija. During the presentation of the appeal against that verdict, the deputy prosecutor asked the court to open a hearing in this process and pass a final verdict.

10. jul 2020.

BIRN has mapped numerous incidents of police brutality during protests on Tuesday and Wednesday in Serbia. Journalists and women were not spared.

Ivana Jeremic, Milica Stojanovic and Sasa Dragojlo

EXPLORE MAP Via TV footage and social media posts, BIRN has documented more than 26 cases of police brutality on the streets of Belgrade during clashes with protesters this week. They include incidents of police violence against civilians, men and women, posing no apparent threat, as well as against journalists. The material reviewed by BIRN shows that most…

02. jul 2020.

Serbia and Montenegro: Are judges protecting journalists or their aggressors?

IZVOR RSF

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the judicial authorities in Serbia and Montenegro to combat impunity in two cases in Belgrade – the appeal by those convicted of murdering a journalist in 1999 and the trial of those accused of setting fire to a journalist’s home in 2018 – and to guarantee due process in the retrial of a journalist on absurd drug-trafficking charges in Podgorica.

25. jun 2020.

Veran Matic: It would be dangerous to start the trial for the murder of Curuvija all over again, that would turn it into a farce

Authors Tamara Spaic and Perica Gunjic

Opting for a retrial and a new evidentiary procedure would be a paradox - to prove what has already been proven. In fact, the point would be for all first-instance convicts to remain at large, Veran Matic, Chairman of the Commission for investigating the killings of journalists, told Cenzolovka, reiterating that the deep state governed by elements of the secret services is very strong

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