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

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

27 July 2017, 08:27

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Victims of human trafficking are forced to pass two sets of court proceedings so as to claim their rights. This can take years and causes additional trauma, while the outcome is uncertain, so most victims decide not to claim damages 


By: Milica Stojanović

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in the course of personal data processing take place regularly, while the law Serbia is implementing has become outdated long ago. Misdemeanor charges are frequently barred by statute of limitation and penalties are low, while culprits for jeopardizing citizen privacy are frequently not found.


28 June 2017, 08:28

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Ministry of Justice postpones adoption of the Law on Anti-Corruption Agency

Even though the new Draft law was completed back in autumn last year, sources from the Ministry of justice state that, prior to taking the next step, they want to obtain approval of the new Agency director – who has not been appointed yet. CINS interviewees, including representatives of the Agency, say that this delay is quite unnecessary


21 June 2017, 15:21

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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, was suspended in the end of 2016 without an indictment. Karić says that, due to political reasons, the case was never aimed at reaching the court


19 June 2017, 10:19

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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, by providing their support to those who currently need it the most – people whose profession is journalism. 


01 June 2017, 14:01

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Balkan Fact-Checking Award for Serbia Granted to CINS

The winners of the Balkan "FACT-CHECKING" award for Serbia are Vladimir Kostić, a journalist, and Ivana Jeremić, a fact-checker, for the articles “State aids Pink with € 3.9 million” and “Pink received at least € 7 million in loans from the state”


22 May 2017, 16:22

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CINS Journalist Best Young Investigative Journalist for 2016

The jury that awarded the prize of the European Union for investigative journalism declared MilicaŠarićthe best young investigative journalist in the past year. Šarić has been awarded for investigationon the construction of a new block of Kostolac B thermal power plant and expansion of Drmno open-cast coal mine.


18 May 2017, 11:18

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