Thousands of hectares of forests disappear each year as a result of illegal logging

Thousands of hectares of forests disappear each year as a result of illegal logging

Illegal logging and timber theft is the most often committed criminal offense against the environment in the past 10 years. Trees are most often cut in privately owned forests which are not guarded, however, theft is also common in state owned forests, so

Tons of dead animal bodies scattered throughout Serbia

The environment and people's health are jeopardized by illegal disposal of animal remains.

Regional landfill in Novi Sad: Growth of pollution and bureaucracy

Serbia will need at least 918 million € to regulate the area of waste disposal. One of the main projects involves construction of regional landfills...

You survive prostitution, beating, and starvation – to fight for damages yourself

Victims of human trafficking are forced to pass two sets of court proceedings so as to claim their rights.

CINS wins the Anthony Lewis world award for excellence in reporting on rule of law

Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia (CINS) won the award of the World Justice Project for a...

Citizen privacy for disposal for years

Omissions in the course of personal data processing take place regularly, while the law Serbia is implementing has become outdated long ago....

Investigation against Bogoljub Karić: 11 years of waiting for witnesses, documents, and translations

The investigation initiated in February 2006, marked by slow pace and lack of efficiency of judicial institutions in obtaining of evidence...

Award “Contribution of the Year to Europe“ presented to CINS

As stated in the explanation provided by the jury, this year the European Movement decided to stimulate the incentive for building a modern and democratic society...

CINS won European Press Prize for investigative journalism

The Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia (CINS) won the most renowned European journalism recognition in the competition of most reputable European media and in the most prestigious category for investigative journalism.

Mokra Gora Dream: A State-owned Hotel without a Licence, Kusturica’s “Drvengrad” Full with Guests

National Ecological Centre, managed by the Nature Park and tourist settlement Drvengrad, owned by Emir Kusturica, are both located in Mokra Gora. While Drvengrad runs its...

Safe and Sound? Jury still out on Serbia’s whistleblower protection law

Marija Beretka needed to initiate three court proceedings in order to obtain protection as a whistleblower.

Jorgovanka Tabaković plagiarized a significant part of her doctoral thesis

The doctoral thesis of the Governor of the National bank of Serbia is full of paragraphs literally copied from works of other authors, without quoting them.