Tag Serbia
6 May

Serbia: MFRR partners demand Belgrade court set Belarusian journalist free

The undersigned partner organisations of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) demand the immediate release of Andrey Gniot.

11 Apr

Safety and justice: demanding accountability for attacks against journalists in Serbia

Commemorating 25 years since the brutal murder of Serbian journalist Slavko Ćuruvija, media freedom organizations unite to condemn continued impunity in this case.

26 Mar

Urgent action needed to protect journalists Ana Lalić Hegediš and Dinko Gruhonjić in Novi Sad

Over the past fifteen days, two journalists have been subjected to online death threats following their participation in the Rebedu Festival in Dubrovnik.

21 Mar

Serbia: escalating threats and attacks against journalists in Novi Sad

The escalation of threats and violence suffered by journalists in Novi Sad, northern Serbia, has reached an unprecedented level in the past fortnight.

6 Mar

SafeJournalists and MFRR: Physical confrontation with journalist in Serbia is unacceptable and must be sanctioned

We strongly condemn the behaviour of the local authorities in Indjija, who forcibly removed the journalist Verica Marincic from a municipality building.

7 Feb

Serbia: Court of Appeals acquits suspects of journalist Slavko Ćuruvija’s murder

The Media Freedom Rapid Response partners strongly denounce the Court’s decision and ultimately the lack of justice rendered for the murder of journalist Slavko Ćuruvija.

26 Oct

Threats to Journalists must be addressed by institutions in Serbia

The SafeJournalists Network (SJN) and the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) express concerned about the rising threats targeting the presenter and podcast host Nenad Kulacin.

26 Apr

Serbia: Independent journalism faces its biggest crisis in years

Following a visit to Belgrade on April 10 and 11 2023, the undersigned organisations issue a stark warning over the state of media freedom and journalists’ safety in Serbia.

11 Apr

Press freedom groups visit Serbia to mark Slavko Ćuruvija murder anniversary

Press freedom organisations have gathered in Belgrade on the 24th anniversary of Slavko Ćuruvija's murder. The group aims to call for justice and raise awareness about the concerning safety conditions for journalists in the country.

16 Mar

Slavko Ćuruvija: Cycle of impunity for killing of journalists in Serbia must be broken

Following the start of the retrial last week at the Court of Appeal for the 1999 murder of Slavko Ćuruvija, the partners of the MFRR and the SafeJournalists Network today renew our call for justice for his killing to finally be secured.