Serbia
McDonald's Workers - Serbia
Solidarity pours in for workers of McDonald’s in Serbia

Workers of international fast food chain McDonald’s in Serbia accuse the company’s management of exploitation due to low wages, poor working conditions, long shifts, arbitrary transfers, insults and abuses

Serbia healthcare
From optimization to decentralization of healthcare

A new plan to reform health care in Serbia leaves doubts about how much optimization of rights and accessibility of care it will bring

Shortage of health workers in Serbia is a risk for both patients and system

Problems predating the COVID-19 pandemic weigh on the health system in Serbia, putting into doubt the capacities to address new health needs generated over the past two and a half years

Minimum Wages - Serbia
Serbian working class protests new minimum wage, terms it inadequate

The Serbian government has set the minimum wage for the year 2023 at 40,020 Serbian Dinars (USD 341.59) per month. Trade unions and leftist political parties say it is insufficient to make ends meet

EuroPride 2022 - Serbia (1)
Progressives urge Serbian government to facilitate safe conduct of EuroPride 2022 

Conservatives and other homophobic groups have protested the conduct of EuroPride 2022 in the Serbian capital Belgrade. The events will be held from September 12 to 18

Serbia Chetnik commander Nikola Kalabić
Anti-fascists in Serbia slam bid to rehabilitate notorious Chetnik commander 

A Serbian court in Valjevo has ruled in favor of a petition to rehabilitate Chetnik commander Nikola Kalabić, who perpetrated gruesome acts of violence against Croats, Bosniaks and communists during World War II

Serbia Protests
Progressive sections in Serbia protest attack on demonstrators in Novi Sad

The Novi Sad city administration led by Mayor Miloš Vučević is accused of repressing the people’s protests against an urban plan using private security agencies, at the behest of private interests

Fiat workers Serbia
Workers of Fiat plant in Serbia protest layoffs

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Serbia recently announced the closure of its manufacturing plant in Kragujevac which directly employs more than 2,000 workers

NATO Bombings - Serbia (1)
Serbians pay tributes to victims of NATO bombing in former Yugoslavia 

The 78-days-long NATO bombing campaign in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia between March 24 to June 10, 1999 caused the death of around 2,000 people, along with massive destruction of property and infrastructure

Rio Tinto -Serbia
Succumbing to protests, Serbian government revokes permits for Rio Tinto mining project

Environmental groups and anti-mining activists have been organizing mobilizations across major cities in Serbia to protest Rio Tinto’s proposed mining project in the country which was being facilitated by the government

In Serbia too, voices rise up against Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto has been criticized widely by activists for the environmental damage its projects have caused around the world.

Serbia anti-mining protests
Massive protests force Serbian president to halt controversial laws supporting Rio Tinto’s mining project

The Serbian parliament adopted two controversial legislations in November, reportedly to facilitate the quick launch of a lithium mining project of the Rio Tinto group