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Serbian rape charges spur cross-region #MeToo-like response

Federal News Radio 06 Feb 2021
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A #MeToo-like movement is sweeping the strongly patriarchal Western Balkans and activists hope there will be no turning back ...Women have started to speak out and they will be even louder in the future,” said Sanja Pavlovic, from the Belgrade-based Autonomous Women’s Center group.
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Bosniak Military Prison Chief’s Conviction Challenged in Belgrade

Balkan Insight 03 Feb 2021
Appeal court Belgrade ... Husein Mujanovic’s defence lawyer asked the Appeals Court in Belgrade on Tuesday to acquit his client or send the case for a retrial, while the prosecution called for his sentence to be raised to 15 years in jail ... Mujanovic’s lawyer Dusan Ignjatovic told BIRN ...
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Serbia Eyes Artificial Intelligence in Courts, but Experts See Dangers

Balkan Insight 25 Jan 2021
Lawyer Djordje Krivokapic, co-founder of the Belgrade-based digital rights NGO SHARE Foundation, said AI has uses in courts in terms of case-management, automation and assistance in decision-making ... Empty courtroom in Belgrade Higher Court ... Part of map of smart cameras in Belgrade, view on city center.
photo: AP / Darko Vojinovic
Serbian flag flies over the statue on the rooftop of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, March 24, 2013.
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Serbian lawyers to file first lawsuits against NATO over use of depleted uranium munitions in 1999

Russia Today 20 Jan 2021
The first lawsuit is expected to be filed before the Higher Court in Belgrade on Wednesday, following years of extensive work by a team of legal experts led by lawyer Srdjan Aleksic ... The legal team has received support from Angelo Fiore Tartaglia, an Italian lawyer who successfully represented affected solders in court.
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Chinese investment puts a cloud over the Balkans

Asiatimes 28 Dec 2020
“In the Energy Community Secretariat, we have an unelected agency, without any democratic or judicial control or oversight, operating with no transparency, bullying countries like Bosnia in the apparent name of EU integration,” says Belgrade-based lawyer Bogdan Gecic.
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Dems choose Shenna Bellows for secretary of state, paving the way for first woman to ...

Bangor Daily News 01 Dec 2020
AUGUSTA, MaineDemocrats picked state Sen ... There were few major policy differences between Bellows, of Manchester, and opponents former Rep ... They will be opposed by Republicans former House minority leader and lawyer Alex Willette of Mapleton; and outgoing Belgrade lawmaker Dennish Keschl, who previously sat on the Legislature’s budget committee.
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UN lawyer: Ratko Mladic was "key" to Srebrenica atrocities

The Roanoke Times 26 Aug 2020
A man walks past a graffiti that reads 'Ratko Mladic Hero' in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Aug ... A lawyer for Ratko Mladic has told a U.N ... Mladic's lawyer warned Tuesday that pressing ahead could lead to a miscarriage of justice ...
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Defiant Ratko Mladic dismisses UN court as child of the West

The Roanoke Times 26 Aug 2020
A man walks past a graffiti that reads 'Ratko Mladic Hero' in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Aug ... A lawyer for Ratko Mladic has told a U.N ... Mladic's lawyer warned Tuesday that pressing ahead could lead to a miscarriage of justice ...
photo: Creative Commons / UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Ratko Mladic
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UN Prosecutors: Uphold Mladic’s Life Sentence for Srebrenica Massacre

Voa News 26 Aug 2020
U.N ... His lawyers, meanwhile, called for an acquittal or retrial ... A U.N ... A man walks past a graffiti that reads 'Ratko Mladic Hero' in Belgrade, Serbia, Aug. 25, 2020. Lawyers for Mladic claim he was not involved in genocide, asserting the "charge of genocide was made out of thin air.” ... Mladic,” defense lawyer Dragan Ivetic said Tuesday ... .
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City to hold hearing on interim zoning on proposed gravel pit

Belgrade News 18 Jun 2020
Though it’s not within city limits, the pit would be on land within the city of Belgrade’s planning jurisdiction ... Belgraders Against Weaver Pit hired a lawyer, Jecyn Bremer, who sent a letter to Riverside Contracting in early June asking the company to look for a “more suitable location” for its project.
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BFI Flare filmmakers plot next steps for their films: “We can’t allow ourselves to be bitter”

Screen Daily 30 Mar 2020
Lithuania’s Romas Zabarauskas, writer, director and producer of , was “super happy” when his third feature – a drama about a Lithuanian corporate lawyer who tries to help a handsome Syrian refugee he encounters in an online chatroom based in Belgrade – was selected for Flare.
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Denial and Defamation: The ITN-LM Libel Trial Revisited (II)

Quillette 01 Nov 2019
This their lawyer Gavin Millar successfully accomplished by leading the claimants’ first witness, Ian Williams, through a glacial examination of the ITN rushes during cross-examination ... Is it part of your case that [Marshall and Williams] were not objective when they set out to Belgrade and then on to north Bosnia?.
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