Regional landfill in Novi Sad: Growth of pollution and bureaucracy

Regional landfill in Novi Sad: Growth of pollution and bureaucracy

07 September 2017, 08:07

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Serbia will need at least 918 million € to regulate the area of waste disposal. One of the main projects involves construction of regional landfills, that is, closing of the existing non-sanitary landfills which jeopardize human health

Written by: Milica Stojanović and Dragana Prica

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. This can take years and causes additional trauma, while the outcome is uncertain, so most victims decide not to claim damages 

27 July 2017, 08:27

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in the course of personal data processing take place regularly, while the law Serbia is implementing has become outdated long ago.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

22 June 2017, 09:22

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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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Statute of limitations expired in a case against SNS, prosecutor’s office and the Anti-Corruption Agency shift responsibility

Although, as far back as three years ago, the Anti-Corruption Agency had notified prosecutor’s office in Zaječar that the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) had financed the electoral campaign without observing the rules, by making cash payments, the prosecutor’s office initiated preliminary investigation only following CINS’ last year article on this matter. Several months later the statute of limitations expired with reference to this case.

29 March 2017, 10:29

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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 business successfully hosting thousands of visitors, the Centre welcomes no tourists at all in spite of the fact that six years have passed since its opening. While previously holding the position of the director, Kusturica is now the president of the Nature Park’s Assembly. 

24 March 2017, 09:24

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