Milan Pantic

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The Road to Justice

October 28, 2014 12:00 AM ET

Sidebar: A New Start on Old Murders in Serbia Slavko Curuvija was killed 15 years ago, but Veran Matić, a veteran journalist of Serbia’s independent media, never forgot. Curuvija, an influential independent newspaper owner in what was then Yugoslavia, was...

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Serbia

February 10, 2009 12:14 AM ET

Nationalists suffered a series of political defeats in 2008 and responded by lashing out against independent journalists and liberal reformers with threats and physical attacks. A reformist-nationalist coalition government led by the conservative Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica during the first...

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Broadcast editor receives death threats

August 9, 2007 12:00 PM ET

August 9, 2007 POSTED September 12, 2007 Stefan Cvetkovic, TNT, Bela Crkva THREATENED On August 9, Cvetkovic, editor in chief of the independent radiotelevision station TNT in the city of Bela Crkva, about 100 km (62 miles) east of the...

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CPJ gravely concerned about threat against editor

June 23, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Dear Prime Minister Kostunica: The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply dismayed by the Serbian Interior Ministry's failure to promptly respond to a credible death threat made against Grujica Spasovic, editor-in-chief of the Belgrade-based independent daily Danas (Today). An anonymous telephone threat was made to the newspaper on June 11 after Danas reported that your government has identified the town where indicted war criminal Ratko Mladic is hiding. We call on you to ensure that the threat is thoroughly investigated and that appropriate protection is provided to Spasovic.

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Serbia and Montenegro

March 14, 2005 11:11 AM ET

Serbia and MontenegroPolitical paralysis consumed Serbia for much of 2004. Conservative reformists and ultranationalists argued over the bloody legacy of former President Slobodan Milosevic and refused to extradite Serbs indicted for war crimes to The Hague–based U.N. -tribunal. Amid a...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Serbia and Montenegro

March 11, 2004 12:02 PM ET

Serbia's ruling reformist coalition, the Democratic Opposition of Serbia, (DOS), struggled to come to terms with the legacy of corruption and extreme nationalism left by a decade of rule under former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic. Political division in the Federal...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Yugoslavia

March 31, 2003 12:00 PM ET

During 2002, the intense political and personal rivalry between Yugoslav president Vojislav Kostunica, a conservative nationalist, and Serbian prime minister Zoran Djindjic, a pragmatic reformist, consumed politics in Serbia, the dominant republic in the Yugoslav federation. The conflict, which stalled...

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Editor threatened for reporting on allegations against bishop

March 10, 2003 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is concerned about threats made against Vukasin Obradovic, the owner and editor-in-chief of the Vranje-based weekly Novine Vranjske, and Goran Antic, a reporter with the publication, in retaliation for reporting allegations of...

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Progress Denied

June 1, 2002 8:17 PM ET

Even with Milosevic in jail, Serbia and Bosnia remain dangerous for the independent press....

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On anniversary of journalist's death, no progress in murder investigation

April 11, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 11, 2002—On the third anniversary of the murder of journalist Slavko Curuvija, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) remains deeply concerned that the government has made no progress investigating the case. On April 11, 1999, Curuvija,...

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