Letter to the Assembly: Proposed criteria for the election of a new Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection
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
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
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.
Appeal to the Culture and Information Committee to review the quality of the Regulatory Authority of Electronic Media (REM) work
The organization Crta sent aappeal to MPs and members of the Culture and Information Committee to schedule a session to review the work of the Regulatory Authority of Electronic Media (REM), regarding the decision of REM that the broadcasting of promotional political content in the information program is in accordance with the law .
#ProbudiREM (Wake up the REM)- More than 650 applications submitted for SNS video
The Regulatory Authority of Electronic Media (REM) in less than 24 hours, received more than 650 reports regarding the broadcasting of the promotional video of the Serbian Progressive Party on televisions with a national frequency out of the pre-election campaign.
Democratic Serbia, but freedom is limited
Freedom House, as a world independent organization, announced that in 2018. the status of Serbia from a free country has been changed into Partly Free country. We are witnessing quite significant and rapid centralization of power in the hands of one branch of government - executive power, and the closure of institutions in the public interest. Institutions in Serbia and mechanisms created to protect citizens and the public interest actually serve some other influences
Stable democracy needs independent institutions
Democracy should be understood as a movement, as one process, and not as a monolith. Anyone who tries to approach the ideal of the democratic system falls into frustration, because it is afraid that it will not be reached as such. A strong and stable democracy has many steps, because democracy is progress
Irregularities and pressures marked local elections in Lucanu, electoral list of Aleksandar Vucic won majority of votes
The quality of the election process in Lucani was very poor, while the atmosphere on the election day was not in accordance with standards for free and fair elections due to identified cases of pressure on voters, the CRTA election observation mission assessed.