March 18, 2021 10:08 am
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.
March 1, 2021 12:46 pm
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.
February 16, 2021 5:09 pm
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.
February 12, 2021 8:11 pm
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.
January 21, 2021 6:49 pm
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.
November 17, 2020 4:23 pm
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights sees it as a failure of the “Miredita dobar dan” festival that some of... View Article
November 11, 2020 10:35 pm
Director of the Srebrenica Genocide Memorial Emir Suljagić has said today that genocide in Srebrenica cannot be reduced only to the mass murders of Bosniaks in July 1995, but it includes a continuity of events from May 1992 to July 1995, during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
October 21, 2020 4:57 pm
It’s kind of funny how Zavetnici show up only once a year, when Mirdita happens, as if they were performers for March 8th. It is important to speak about preserving Dečani, those claiming them as Albanian are mad.
October 21, 2020 4:55 pm
The unique cultural event “Mirëdita, dobar dan!”, which introduces the Kosovo cultural and social scene to the Belgrade audience, will be held from October 22 to October 24 in Belgrade.
August 30, 2020 5:55 pm
The issue of missing persons is always one related to crimes committed during the war, and once you face those, you become accountable and the prosecution of those who committed the crimes begins. The issue of missing persons is one authorities avoid precisely due to the lack of will to have the perpetrators brought to justice, says Serbeze Haxhiaj, journalist for Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) Kosovo during the debate about missing persons held by the Youth Initiative for Human Rights on occasion of International Day of the Disappeared on August 30.