War Criminals in the 2020 Election Campaign

Pre-election silence is determined by law so that citizens may cast their votes in peace. However, we cannot stand in silence and watch our political scene and election campaigns be marred and moulded by war criminals. The Youth Initiative for Human Rights wishes to warn and report about the participation of war criminals in public… View Article


War in Serbia: It Did Happen (1991-2001)

The armed conflicts on the territory of Former Yugoslavia in the period of 1991 to 2001 resulted in the violent deaths of 130,000 persons, forcible deportation of several million people, while more than ten thousand are still listed as missing. From the very start of the wars up until today, the authorities and institutions of… View Article


Newsletter: YIHR in 2019

As the whole world follows preventative measures aimed at curtailing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we continue our work at home while practicing social distancing. During these difficult times, we hope that the year ahead will be a safer one for all, and are planning the year 2020, preparing a series of events, activities… View Article


Publication “Guide through the ombudsman institution”

The guide before you is a simplified explanation of how the ombudsman institution functions. The guide should help the reader understand the purpose of this institution, why it was founded in the first place, how it protects our rights, its status in the legal system of the Republic of Serbia, what its duties are, how it functions and how you the institution can help you protect your rights. The aim of the guide is to allow citizens to become acquainted with the protection mechanisms of the ombudsman institution, as well as to promote civic rights and their protection.