Warnings

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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Warning because of discrimination of the young child’s mother during the employment

Sex, family and marital status are the most frequent discrimination ground in area of labor and employment in Serbia, which is impermissible and forbidden, warns Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic. One of the reasons for this reaction was a story published in “Blic” daily newspaper about 27-year old woman who was cancelled the…

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Warning because of discrimination of the young child’s mother during the employment

Sex, family and marital status are the most frequent discrimination ground in area of labor and employment in Serbia, which is impermissible and forbidden, warns Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic. One of the reasons for this reaction was a story published in “Blic” daily newspaper about 27-year old woman who was cancelled the…

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Warning for the Public

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic strongly condemns sexist, misogynic and very insulting comments about Marija Lukic which were posted on social networks. All insults that were addressed to a woman who reported long-standing sexual harassment and abuse severely violate her dignity and create humiliating environment in her home town, relativizing and defending accusations…

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Warning for the Public Because of the Threats and Attacks on NGOs

Commissioner Brankica Jankovic warns that threats addressed to Sandzak Committee for Human Rights in Novi Pazar in which the Muslims were told to leave Serbia or be „destroyed“, as well as to Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies with similar content. Threats are inadmissible in a democratic society, especially if they are related to someone’s nationality. Commissioner…

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Warning for the Public

Commissioner for Protection of Equality strongly condemns death threats, addressed to organizations that deal with human rights, and expects an urgent reaction from the authorities. The safety and basic human rights and freedoms must not be endangered for people who are advocating and fighting for them, warns Jankovic. Commissioner reminds that threats and insults from…

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Announcement regarding the attack on football players of African origin in Krusevac

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic strongly condemns the attack on players of FK Napredak, that occurred on Sunday evening in Pionirski park in Krusevac, when football players of African origin were verbally and physically attacked just because of their skin color. Considering that exposing somebody to hate speech and physical violence on grounds…

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WARNING FOR THE PUBLIC

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Jankovic, condemns the attack on a Roma young man in Zajecar who posted his photograph on Twitter showing him to be badly bruised. She said that she expected authorities to take all necessary measures, locate, apprehend and adequately punish perpetrators in order to prevent violence, provoke hatred…

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