The Youth Initiative for Human Rights sees it as a failure of the “Miredita dobar dan” festival that some of its previous participants have partook recently in a campaign aimed at glorifying those convicted of war crimes and exerting pressure on the work of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office in the Hague.
On the occasion of EU Special Representative Miroslav Lajčak’s visit and meeting with Kosovan representatives in Washington D.C. on Saturday, the Youth Initiative for Human Rights calls on President Vučić and other government representatives in Belgrade to approach this phase of negotiations in a manner different to those that have preceded.
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights has launched the website warinserbia.rs (ratusrbiji.rs) – a platform which compiles crucial information about war crimes and other grave human rights breaches that transpired on the territory of Serbia between 1991 to 2000.
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights condemns the announcement on the official website of the Ministry of Defence of Serbia of an interview titled “General Nebojša Pavković: Vučić is Creating Modern Army” which a convicted war criminal Nebojša Pavković gave to the “Vesti” paper.
Last weekend, the Youth Initiative for Human Rights organised a two-day educational workshop for young activists and for journalists in Niš within the programme “Truth and Reconciliation in Serbia”.