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Letter to the Assembly: Proposed criteria for the election of a new Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection

02-18-2019.

Crta started the action “Hoću Poverenika, a ne poslušnika!” ("I want a Commissioner, not an obedient!") to draw attention to the fact that the process of electing the Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection should be initiated and that the criteria of transparency, openness and integrity must be respected

Crta submited criminal charges regarding Local elections in Lucani

02-15-2019.

Crta submited criminal charges against responsible persons in 11 public authorities and companies from Novi Sad, Pancevo, Vrbas, Vrsac, Sid and Ivanjica whose vehicles were present in Lucani during the local elections held on 16th of December 2018. Applications to the competent prosecutor's offices have been sent in regard to the criminal offense of misusing the position of the responsible person pursuant to art. 227 of the Criminal Code.

 REM published data from citizens reporting SNS spot

02-14-2019.

Regulatory Authority of Electronic Media (REM) in an official response to the citizens who submitted the application for the broadcasting of the promotional video of the Serbian Progressive Party, published 189 email addresses of the applicants. In this way, personal data visible from many addresses, has become available without the consent of the person to whom they relate.

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National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia: temple or facade of democracy?

The Republic of Serbia has been defined by the Constitution from 2006 as a state based on the rule of law and the principles of civil democracy, with the National Assembly as the supreme representative body and holder of constitutional and legislative power in the Republic of Serbia, through which citizens exercise their sovereignty. The Constitution among its principles highlights the rule of law, which is exercised by the division of power into legislative, executive and judiciary, whose relationship is based on a system of mutual "control" and balance.

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Free access to information in Serbia: experience, problems, and perspectives

Right of free access to information which, after a certain period of time, has been distinguished as a separate right from the freedom of expression, right of privacy (private and family life) and right to fair trial as the fundamental human rights, have been established as the result of the development of modern legal state and participatory democracy, a citizen being the “fourth power” and an active participant in social processes.

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