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Warning for offensive comments sent to journalists

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, strongly condemns the misogynist, sexist and utterly abusive comments sent by journalist Vojislav Šešelj to the journalist of Danas newspaper. It is legally forbidden that discriminatory attitudes, insulting and depreciating on the basis of appearance, health status or any other personal characteristic, be the dominant way…

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Warning to the public

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, strongly condemned Nazi provocations during anti-fascist protest in Niš last night, which took place approximately ten days after a young man was stabbed because he was wearing a T-shirt with an inscription “Stop fascism!”. The spreading of national and religious hatred is prohibited by law, and…

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OPINION ON COMPLAINT ABOUT DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF SEGREGATION OF ROMA CHILDREN IN EDUCATION

 This opinion was prepared in the complaint procedure initiated by the organization P against the elementary school “B. R.” in B, the Municipal Administration of Bujanovac Municipality, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development and the School Administration Vranje. The complaint stated that in the primary school “B. R.” in B, in the school…

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OPINION ON COMPLAINT ABOUT DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE AND EMPLOYMENT

No. 07-00-00542/2018-02  date: 18.1.2019.   OPINION This opinion was given in the complaint procedure filed by M.J., against HC “B” and G.M., director of HC “B.”. The complaint states that M. J. was employed at HC “B.” for a fixed term from July 2014 to December 20, 2017, as a substitute for employed colleagues until…

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WARNING FOR THE PUBLIC REGARDING THE INSULTING STATEMENTS OF VOJISLAV SESELJ

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic strongly condemns vulgar, sexist and insulting comments that Vojislav Seselj wrote about Marinika Tepic on Twitter. Such way of verbal argumentation with political opponents used by a MP is not just inappropriate, it is also prohibited by the law. The same post contains the insulting of Mon Djuraj,…

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Warning for the public regarding the insulting of MP Aleksandra Jerkov

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic strongly condemns the threats and insults that Vojislav Seselj sent to Aleksandra Jerkov on Twitter and emphasizes that despite numerous warnings, such speech becomes everyday phenomenon, although it is forbidden by the law.   Belittling, insults, as well as blunt threats on the account of political opponents which…

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Public warning because of the attack on the father of a girl with developmental difficulties

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic strongly condemns the attack on the father of a girl with developmental difficulties who underwent surgery. According to media reports, the girl’s father and an older man were beaten by a car driver in the center of Belgrade, after they asked him to move his vehicle from the…

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Warning because of threats sent to Beta agency

Commissioner for Protection of Equality, Brankica Jankovic, strongly condemns the threats, sent to the editor-in-chief of Beta, Dragan Janjic in a SMS message, that the agency is to be burned in case if unrests occur on Saturday. This is not the first time that Beta’s editor-in-chief is being threatened in the most brutal manner, and…

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682.18 MP U.A.I.z.ei.s.p. against D.Z. Z. for discrimination based on nationality in the field of public information

The Opinion was brought in the process with regard to the complaint of the Association „А.а.I.z. e. and s.p.“ filed against D. z. „Z.“ in relation to the article published on official internet page of this institution, which among other things said: “As the aggravating circumstance we can say that the work is being carried…

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381-18 MP complaint DSZ against MB due to discrimination based on sexual orientation in the area of public information, media-1

This opinion was brought in the process following the complaint of association “D.S.Z.” filed against the editor-in-chief “M.T.: I. and Z.”, M.B. The complaint was filed in connection with the article “Where is this world going?”, published on 3rd of May 2018 in the electronic edition of this magazine. The complaint inter alia contains allegations…

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