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Serbia: The government must support media freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined ARTICLE 19 and the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) in launching a report detailing the findings of a recent online fact-finding mission to Serbia. The report followed an international advocacy mission to Serbia, led by ARTICLE 19, that took place virtually from 29 January to 2 February 2021 […]

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Attackers of Serbian radio host Daško Milinović must be prosecuted

Government officials in Serbia must condemn the brutal attack against journalist and radio host Daško Milinović that occurred in Novi Sad on April 16 and ensure that law enforcement authorities bring those responsible to justice, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. At around 6.45am, the host of the satirical “Daško & Mlađa” radio show […]

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Serbia: Credibility of new working group questioned after KRIK smear

On March 12 and 13, five journalist and media associations announced they were leaving the Serbian government’s new Working Group for Security and Protection of Journalists, which was founded in December 2020 with the backing of Prime Minister Ana Brnabić. The stepping away of the Slavko Ćuruvija Foundation (SCF), Independent Journalists Association in Serbia (NUNS), […]

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Serbia: Groups condemn deafening silence of government over KRIK smear campaign

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined nine other media freedom groups in writing to the Serbian president and prime minister to express serious concerns over the lack of a resolute government response to the dangerous smear campaign against independent news outlet KRIK. The muted response from government leaders was the main catalyst for four […]

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