Serbia: Brazen Threats against Critics of the Government Signals a Closing of Spaces for Dissent

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Conditions for journalists in Serbia remain a serious concern for both domestic and international civil society. Over the past few months, there have been a litany of attacks and smears against journalists reporting on political issues, leading many to fear that spaces for dissent are rapidly decreasing in Serbia.
The current trend of public officials using speeches in the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia to intimidate journalists has caused serious alarm. In this update, the CIVICUS Monitor details several incidents of this nature. Read more here.

Source: Civicus Monitor

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