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The victory of YIHR KS against Klan Kosova is confirmed by a Court of Appeals verdict

After an 11-year legal battle between YIHR KS and Klan Kosova, the Court of Appeals has again given the right to YIHR KS, considering Klan Kosova’s lawsuit for defamation as unfounded.

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

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.

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Remembering the Victims of the Attack on the Nis-Express Bus Near Podujevo

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the crimes against civilians on the Nis Express bus in Livadice near Podujevo, when 12 Serb civilians were killed and 10 others wounded.

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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

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.

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