Warnings

Warning regarding the demolition of the memorial in Sremska Mitrovica

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, condemns the demolition of the memorial that stood on the site where the Synagogue in Sremska Mitrovica was 80 years ago. The desecration of landmarks that remind us of the suffering of Jews in a country that suffered great sacrifices in the fight against fascism directly…

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Warning regarding the speech of Bishop Nikanor of Banat

Inciting to physical violence, discrimination, and hatred in the speech of Bishop Nikanor of Banat to the gathered believers, which was reported by the media and social networks, is to be strongly condemned. Expression of opinions and ideas that call for hatred and violence against members of the LGBTI community and insult the dignity of…

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PUBLIC WARNING

Linking the spread of new infectious disease “monkeypox” with the LGBT community, the way some media and portals are doing, is to be strongly condemned, said Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković. She emphasized that the targeting of any group of people based on any actual or perceived personal characteristics, including on grounds…

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Reaction of Commissioner Janković

Regarding the text published on the Blic portal, which refers to the refusal to provide a service to a person with disabilities, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, warned that such actions are absolutely inadmissible. Commissioner Janković strongly condemns the behavior of the taxi driver in Niš due to, as stated in…

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WARNING – Election campaign

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković condemns insulting and sexist qualifications against women politicians, belittling and insulting of members of the LGBT population, insulting comments against the Roma national minority, calling for uncompromising reckoning with political dissidents, but also attacks on party property, which we have witnessed in recent days. There are less…

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WARNING ABOUT POSTER ON N1 PORTAL

Putting frightening data on the number of women killed in domestic violence in a political context is inadmissible, warns the Commissioner for Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, regarding the poster that appeared on the N1 portal, and which connects these victims with the past ten years of the current government. Establishing such a connection is…

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WARNING TO THE PUBLIC: THE RIGHT TO ABORTION IS A CIVILIZATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, warns that the initiative to ban abortion is worrying and dangerous, especially having in mind that this action was moved from internet portals and social networks to a public debate. Such activities are in direct conflict with the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia, because, according…

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WARNING ON RACIST SLURS ADDRESSED TO A STUDENT FROM CONGO

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, condemns the racist and xenophobic comments on social networks targeting a student from Congo, who became known to the general public after she sang the song “Kosovo Peonies”. Messages of intolerance and hatred are inadmissible and prohibited by law, and must not be part of public…

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PRESS RELEASE

Freedom of speech and expression is a universal human right, which can be used to express an opinion without fear or censorship, but in our society it is increasingly being abused and becoming a training ground for violating the human right to dignity, said the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković. Humiliating statements,…

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Warning regarding the statement of Dragoslav Bokan

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, strongly condemns the discriminatory and inadmissible statement of Dragoslav Bokan about Marinika Tepić. The law prohibits hate speech, expressing discriminatory positions, insults and belittling based on nationality, ethnic origin, ancestors, as well as any other real or presumed personal characteristics, warns Brankica Janković. Relating anyone’s national…

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