As a partner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights has, since 2012, provided asylum-seekers in Serbia with free legal aid: they are explained their rights and obligations and represented before the proper authorities in Serbia and the European Court of Human Rights.

We continuously monitor the state of affairs both in the countries where the asylum-seekers come from and in Serbia. All of our findings and reports are available at the Centre’s webpage at www.azil.rs

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment on his visit to Serbia

Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment Nils Melzer published a report after his visit to Serbia. The report contains sections on allegations of torture and ill-treatment, the lack of genuine investigation, the conditions of detention, the length of pretrial detention, institutions for persons with psychosocial disabilities and refugees […]


Refugee Situation in Serbia in February 2019

According to the UNHCR estimates, the number of refugees and migrants in Serbia remained unchanged during February and amounted to 4,330 persons of concern, of which around 3,898 were located in state asylum centres and reception centres by the end of the month. Most of the refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were accommodated in the reception […]


Residence permit on humanitarian grounds as a new form of protection

The new Law on Foreigners was adopted on March 22, 2018, and it is being implemented since October 3, 2018. With a number of novelties adopted with the aim of harmonizing the legal system with the acquis communautaire, a new humanitarian basis for the acquisition of temporary residence has been introduced. The Law on Foreigners […]


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Asylum in the Republic of Serbia
Information for Persons Seeking
Asylum in the Republic of Serbia
Information for Persons Seeking
Asylum in the Republic of Serbia
Information for Persons Seeking
Asylum in the Republic of Serbia
Information for Persons Seeking
Asylum in the Republic of Serbia
Information for Persons Seeking
Asylum in the Republic of Serbia
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Asylum in the Republic of Serbia
Information for Persons Seeking
Asylum in the Republic of Serbia
Information for Persons Seeking
Asylum in the Republic of Serbia

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As a partner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights has, since 2012, provided asylum-seekers in Serbia with free legal aid: they are explained their rights and obligations and represented before the proper authorities in Serbia and the European Court of Human Rights.

We continuously monitor the state of affairs both in the countries where the asylum-seekers come from and in Serbia. All of our findings and reports are available at the Centre’s webpage at www.azil.rs