Warnings

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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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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Warning for the public

Day-to-day inappropriate verbal attacks in public and political life, including social networks where attacks and misuse reach its most extreme form, are getting more intensive and brutal every day, not only deserving to be condemned, but are also seriously worrying, said Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic. Despite attempts, within her competences, to identify…

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Warning for the public

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic condemns misogyny statements expressed by Sergej Trifunovic on Twitter, who insulted a journalist from Srpski Telegraf in an inappropriate, sexist way, and disclosed her phone number, endangering her privacy. Social discourse is lately marked by frequent insulting and sexist content regarding women and also by mutual insults and…

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Statement regarding the insulting newspaper covers

On the occasion of media reports on Jelena Karleusa and Ognjen Vranjes, despite the reactions of the Ministry of Culture and Information and the Press Council, media continue to violate the laws and the Code of Journalists by publishing inappropriate, degrading and offensive content, says Commissioner for the Protection of Equality. Front pages of some…

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Warning for the Public

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic strongly condemns the insults that were addressed to Milena Ivanovic, widow of murdered Oliver Ivanovic, by Zeljko Veselinovic on Twitter. Using inappropriate and brutal qualifications, he offends Milena not only as a woman, stating the “she is not a woman, but a devil”, but he also puts her…

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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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