Latest Posts

Stop Making Serbia a Safe House for Ratko Mladić

June 9, 2021 7:54 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The reactions of the Republic of Serbia’s authorities and media machinery to the Ratko Mladić judgment and IRMCT Report to the UN Security Council represent a shameful attempt to avoid responsibility, inflame nationalist hysteria and deepen the distrust between the citizens of Serbia and the rest of the world.

We Remember Victims of Bradina and Tuzlanska kapija Crimes

May 25, 2021 8:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At the anniversary of the crimes in Bradina and Tuzlanska kapija, the Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Serbia (YIHR Serbia) and Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina (YIHR BiH) are honouring the victims of these crimes, demanding that the judicial authorities in Serbia and BiH fairly and efficiently complete court proceedings, and that political institutions stop the practice of hiding and glorifying war criminals.

Webinar: The efficiency of Serbia and Kosovo’s institutions’ mechanisms in finding missing persons from the war in Kosovo in the period from 2016 to 2020

April 23, 2021 3:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the presentation of the analysis The efficiency of Serbia and Kosovo’s institutions’ mechanisms in finding missing persons from the war in Kosovo in the period from 2016 to 2020 organized by the National Convention on the European Union. The presentation will take place on April 27 at 12 pm via Zoom.

Serbia and Montenegro are obliged to fully investigate the state crime and recognize the victims of the abduction in Strpci

March 1, 2021 12:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Today we mark the 28th anniversary of the crime in Strpci, when members of the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) took out and killed 20 passengers, non-Serb civilians, at a train station in Strpci (BiH) from a train running on the Belgrade-Bar route.Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Serbia (YIHR Serbia) and Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Montenegro (YIHR CG) recall the responsibility of state institutions of Serbia and Montenegro for this planned war crime against the citizens of FRY and demand that full responsibility be established – not only of the perpetrators but also of the originators of this crime, as well as to speed up investigations and court proceedings in both countries. Also, the families of victims in Serbia continue to be discriminated in terms of the status of civilian victims of war, while in Montenegro no one but Nebojša Ranisavljević has been prosecuted.

Request to the government of the republic of Serbia with regard to the elimination od shortcomings in the drafting of the law on free access to information of public importance

February 12, 2021 8:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Coalition for Access to Justice hereby requests from the Government of the Republic of Serbia to remove without delay the shortcomings in its work on amending the Law on Free Access to Information of Public Importance (hereinafter referred to as: LFAIPI), by ensuring that the work on drafting of the Law will be taken over by the competent Ministry for Human Rights alongside equal participation of experts, media representatives, associations and others, in accordance with the Law on the Planning System.

In solidarity with women who have survived sexual violence

January 21, 2021 6:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR Serbia) stands firmly in solidarity with young actresses Milena Radulović and Iva Ilinčić, as well as all the other girls and women who came forward about the sexual abuse and rape they experienced at the acting school of Miroslav Aleksić.