Last month, a member of a news crew tried to film the building of a company whose alleged involvement in corrupt activities was being investigated. He was told by a security guard to move away, and was warned that he might be “shot like a rabbit.” This incident vividly depicts the extent to which the journalism profession has been degraded in Serbian society.
Before the removal of Slobodan Milosevic from power in 2000, elections were neither free nor fair and were fraught with irregularities, threats, and abuses, with the fraudulent local elections of 1996 leading to 78 days of student demonstrations. Political change was not the result of a vote for the Serbian parliament: it took a parliamentary and presidential election for the Yugoslav Federation as it existed then, which was held on 24 September 2000, to start the process.
In Serbia scoppiano proteste e scontri dopo l’annuncio del presidente Vucic di nuove misure contro la pandemia, che torna a preoccupare. Ma i cittadini accusano il governo di aver mentito sui dati per andare alle elezioni.
Era tutto pronto. I presidenti di Serbia e Kosovo, Aleksandar Vucic e Hashim Thaci, erano attesi sabato 27 giugno alla Casa Bianca per rilanciare il dialogo, a guida statunitense, dopo uno stop lungo oltre un anno e mezzo, in cui la mediazione dell’Unione Europea aveva portato a pochi risultati. E invece nel pomeriggio di mercoledì 24 giugno è arrivata la notizia che rimette in discussione tutto.
“Serbia isn’t a democracy anymore”. This will be the most important assessment that will follow the vote to renew the parliament in Belgrade on 21st June. The downgrade from democracy to “hybrid regime” was certified by the last report issued by Freedom House that confirmed the decline of the Serbian democracy in the last 10 years.
“La Serbia non è più una democrazia”. Sarà questo il dato più importante che suggellerà il voto con cui si rinnova il parlamento di Belgrado domenica 21 giugno.
In May 2019, Serbian Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic and Chinese Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi signed a three-point memorandum of understanding in the field of security. Two of the agreed initiatives came into effect in September: joint police patrols and the installation of cameras with facial recognition technology. Together with Serbian colleagues, an undefined number of Chinese police officers will be deployed in Belgrade, Novi Sad and Smederevo.
È stato un weekend di alta tensione nella capitale serba.
Il ministro degli Esteri serbo Ivica Dacic ha ufficializzato la proposta della Serbia per “risolvere” la questione del Kosovo: ovvero la ridefinizione dei confini tra i due paesi. Lo ha fatto martedì 19 febbraio in una conferenza stampa a Belgrado.
Following a Constitutional Court decision in December 2016 and the EU's failure to turn the technical measures it tried to propose as part of an ambitious "Reform Agenda" into a comprehensive political strategy, Bosnia and Herzegovina is facing possibly its biggest political crisis after general elections will be held in October 2018 .
Most experts agree that Serbia has a "single-issue", the foreign policy of countersecession following Kosovo’s 2008 declaration of independence. This issue shapes Serbia's official discourse and foreign policy.
In 2015, the Kosovar Parliament passed a law to establish a Special Court in The Hague in order to investigate war crimes perpetrated in Kosovo between January 1998 and December 2000.