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This section contains information on the Republic of Serbia after the dissolution of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in June 2006.  For items referring to the period before June 2006, please see our section for Yugoslavia

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20 June 2017

Google supports Intl. Rescue Committee & Mercy Corps to build “Crisis Info Hub” for refugees

Author: Google

"Google - Crisis Response - International Rescue Committee: Refugee Crisis", May 2017...

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3 May 2017

Planned power plants in the Balkans need review as EU adopts tougher pollution standards

Author: CEE Bankwatch Network

The European Union has...approved an updated set of binding standards for power plants, which include new, stricter pollution limits. The standards, known as the LCP BREF...will help prevent thousands of premature deaths caused by air pollution from...

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30 September 2016

Serbia: Citizens renew protests against Eagle Hills' waterfront development project over concerns about lack of transparency, public consultation & govt. inaction

Author: Milivoje Pantovic, BalkanInsight (BIRN)

"Serbia Waterfront activists renew protest marches", 29 September 2016...

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26 September 2016
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4 July 2016

Serbia: YURA Corp.'s factory workers complain about alleged abuses including beatings, sexual harassment, non-payment of wages & denial of freedom of association

During our mission to Serbia in June 2016, we learnt about alleged abuses against YURA Corporation's factory workers including beatings, sexual harassment, non-payment of wages & denial of freedom of association....

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4 July 2016

Serbian workers struggling with ‘widespread’ poor conditions

Author: Sasa Dragojlo, Balkan Insight (BIRN)

Government pandering to investors, inadequate labour legislation and a slow-moving judiciary are some of the reasons for widespread violations of workplace rights in Serbia, trade unions believe. Beating workers with metal sticks if they bend over...

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4 July 2016

South Korean firm maltreat workers in Serbia

Author: Milos Mitrovic, Independent Balkan News Agency

Yura, South Korean corporation which has several factories in Serbia, has by far the worst attitude toward workers, when compared with other foreign investors in the country. Zeljko Veselinovic, president of the trade union “Sloga”, said this...

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4 July 2016

YURA Corporation did not respond

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23 June 2016

Serbia: Journalists face smear campaigns after exposing corruption by govt. officials related to private companies

Author: Crime and Corruption Reporting Network (KRIK)

"Serbian Newspaper Attacks KRIK", 19 March 2016...

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15 June 2016

Serbia: Protests against Belgrade Waterfront Project over lack of transparency of govt. deal with UAE-based firm

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