Tons of dead animal bodies scattered throughout Serbia

Tons of dead animal bodies scattered throughout Serbia

21 September 2017, 08:21

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The environment and people's health are jeopardized by illegal disposal of animal remains. Current solutions are neither of a sufficient quality or efficiency, while one of the four active rendering plants was issued a verdict on the grounds of illegal disposal of dangerous waste.

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By: Milica Šarić and Natalija Jakovljević

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, that is, closing of the existing non-sanitary landfills which jeopardize human health

07 September 2017, 08:07

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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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Edifying punishment for irresponsible officials

Prosecutors’ offices mostly dismiss criminal charges against officials filed for failure to report assets. Among others, this is how criminal charges against Čedomir Jovanović and Dušan Bajatović were ended; however, in the case of Bajatović, an opportunity measure was pronounced – he paid a fine

17 July 2017, 08:17

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in the course of personal data processing take place regularly, while the law Serbia is implementing has become outdated long ago.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