Warnings

Notice regarding the cover page of the Ilustrovana Politika

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, most strongly condemns the cover page of Ilustrovana Politika, in which the dignity and reputation of the depicted persons is affronted in a scandalous manner, while the doctored photo of the Renaissance painting of the Virgin by the painter Giampietro presents an insults to the religious…

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Commissioner Janković denounced abusive speech aimed at a female journalist of Sportski žurnal sports daily newspaper

Brankica Janković, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality strongly denounced insults made on account of a female journalist of Sportski žurnal sports daily newspaper by Milorad Kosanović, the coach of Napredak football club. „In a severely offensive manner and by employing coarse language perpetuating typical gender stereotypes that women’s place is by the stove…

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Public Warning

Brankica Janković, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality condemns sexist insults and belittlements suffered by women politicians in some media outlets. The most recent incident involves reports and articles in local media referring to MP Marinika Tepić and Deputy Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of Serbia Dragana Rakić, who were previously targeted by the…

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Warning to the public regarding insults targeting the Speaker of the Parliament

Brankica Janković, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality strongly denounced insults made via social media by actor Sergej Trifunović on account of the Speaker of the Serbian National Assembly, Maja Gojković.   All discriminatory and vulgar remarks, in particular those targeting women active in the political and public realm are impermissible, stressed the Commissioner….

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Warning because of the attack against two Albanians in Novi Sad

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic strongly condemns the incident that took place in Novi Sad, when two young men of Albanian nationality were beaten and one of them is in a life-threatening situation. Commissioner expects that all authorities will undertake all measures to find and punish the perpetrators, as well as to…

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Warning regarding the insulting of Prime Minster Ana Brnabic

Condemning the insults that Zeljko Veselinovic sent to Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic stated that the work of the Government and politicians may be criticized in an appropriate and decent manner, without offensive, humiliating, degrading and sexist insults. By respecting other people’s differences, we show how much we…

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Warning regarding the peer violence

After the 13 year old boy from the school “Rade Koncar” in Zemun and his mother bravely decided to publicly expose the problem of peer violence against this child that lasted for months, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic appeals to all relevant authorities and services to investigate all circumstances and take the…

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Public warning

Commissioner for the Protection of equality Brankica Janković would like to warn that certain media report about the murder of a young man in Zemun in an inappropriate and sensational manner. By bringing together the transgender status and the committed murder, and by using offensive expressions and qualifications, they additionally create intolerance and hostility towards…

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Warning regarding the violation of children’s rights in media

In previous days, even months, we are witnessing that media are incresingly publishing cases of abuse and violence against children, exposing their life stories and personal confessions, crossing the boundaries of professional etics and severely violating the rights of children in certain number of media posts, warns Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic….

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Warning for the public regarding the violence against women and reporting about Natasa Bekvalac

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic warns that in the last three days only, two women were murdered, while several were physically injured. Appealing to all authorities to fully implement Law on the Prohibition of Domestic Violence, as well as all other available protection measures, in order to stop the increasing trend of…

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