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Serbian rights lawyer wins UN refugee agency award in Europe

Springfield News-Sun 07 Oct 2021
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Nearly a decade ago, an encounter with an Iranian family inspired Serbian lawyer Nikola Kovacevic to dedicate his career to the rights of refugees and asylum-seekers ... On Thursday, the 32-year-old human rights lawyer from Belgrade will formally receive a prestigious award for Europe from the U.N.
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Cases Closed: Deaths of Ageing Balkan War Suspects Thwart Justice

Balkan Insight 26 Aug 2021
“In the Lovas [case], of the 14 who were originally accused, five defendants died during the proceedings and one became incapacitated, so that the number of victims in the charges has in fact more than halved,” Marina Kljajic, a lawyer from the Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre who was the victims’ representative in the case, told BIRN.
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Serbia Prosecution Told to Reconsider BIRN Questions About Lawyer’s Death

Balkan Insight 20 Aug 2021
Serbia’s Commissioner for Information of Public Importance has ordered the Higher Public Prosecutor’s Office in Belgrade to review BIRN’s request for information on the death of lawyer Vladimir Cvijan, a former associate of the two Serbian presidents.
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Serb defies town's opposition to return to Kosovo home

Gulf News 06 Aug 2021
Majority ethnic-Albanian Kosovo unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in 2008, a move still not recognised by Belgrade and its allies China and Russia ... Belgrade described the behaviour of the local officials as "systematic persecution". Renowned lawyer Arianit Koci, one of ...
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Belgrade bar noise ‘violates rights’

Taipei Times 21 Jul 2021
AP, BELGRADE ... People pass nightclubs along the Sava River in central Belgrade on July 10 ... Lawyer Marina Mijatovic said that she took the issue to the court in Strasbourg, France, after the Belgrade authorities did not respond to a local court ruling last month that said they had not done enough to limit noise.
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Belgrade residents tell rights court of bar noise 'torture'

North Shore News 21 Jul 2021
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's capital is vibrating with nightlife again after over a year of pandemic restrictions ... Lawyer Marina Mijatovic said she took the issue to the court in Strasbourg after Belgrade authorities didn't respond to a local court ruling last month that said they hadn't done enough to limit noise.
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Belgrade residents tell rights court of bar noise ‘torture’

Wtop 21 Jul 2021
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s capital is vibrating with nightlife again after over a year of pandemic restrictions ... Lawyer Marina Mijatovic said she took the issue to the court in Strasbourg after Belgrade authorities didn’t respond to a local court ruling last month that said they hadn’t done enough to limit noise.
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Lithuanian director Romas Zabarauskas on privilege, masculinity and LGBTQ+ rights

France24 05 Jul 2021
"The Lawyer" tells the story of Marius, a corporate lawyer in Vilnius.
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Judges in Hague Did Not Consider Arguments of Defense in Mladic's Case - Lawyer

Urdu Point 08 Jun 2021
Ratko Mladic, his lawyer Branko Lukic told Sputnik on Tuesday. BELGRADE (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 08th June, 2021) Judges of the Appeals Chamber ... Ratko Mladic, his lawyer Branko Lukic told Sputnik on Tuesday.
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Ratko Mladic: Europe’s Most Wanted Faces Final Judgment

Balkan Insight 01 Jun 2021
Mladic decided to follow in his footsteps and went to military school in Belgrade ... “When I took over my position… I tasked myself with gathering people and establishing the command and headquarters… I knew immediately that a big historic event was going to happen there,” Mladic told Belgrade-based news magazine NIN.
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SPORTS BRIEFS

Taipei Times 13 May 2021
A French investigation into suspected match-fixing in a Champions League game between Paris Saint-Germain and Red Star Belgrade in October 2018 has been shelved, the Serbian club’s lawyer said yesterday.
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Refugees win rare victory in landmark Serbia pushback ruling

Tyler Morning Telegraph 19 Apr 2021
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Hamid Ahmadi still can feel the cold of the February night when Serbian police left him and two dozen other refugees in a forest ... “The importance of this verdict is immense for Serbia,” said Belgrade lawyer Nikola Kovacevic, who represented the refugees in the case.
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Refugees win rare victory in Serbia landmark pushback ruling

Midland Daily News 18 Apr 2021
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Hamid Ahmadi still can feel the cold of the February night when Serbian police left him and two dozen other refugees in a forest ... “The importance of this verdict is immense for Serbia,” said Belgrade lawyer Nikola Kovacevic, who represented the refugees in the case ... .
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