Regional meeting of CSOs from South-Eastern Europe

Belgrade Centre for Human Right participated at the second regional meeting of CSOs from South-Eastern Europe on 27-28 June in Ohrid organised by MYLA (Macedonian Young Lawyers Association). Participants presented current situation in their countries regarding state asylum system, irregular migration, police conduct in the border zones, integration system etc. Additionally, members of organisations present […]


BCHR at “Migration – International Legal Regulation” conference in Slovenia

From 27 to 29 July we’ve been in Portoroz, Slovenia, on a regional conference “Migration – International Legal Regulation” in organization of International Law Association of Slovenia. The general theme of the conference was migration and international refugee law, and it was an ideal forum for discussing challenging questions of both public international law and […]


Refugee Situation in Serbia in May 2019

According to the UNHCR estimates, the number of refugees and migrants in Serbia remained the same amounted to about 3,600 persons of concern, of which around 3,000 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 centres […]


Announcement – World Refugee Day

We mark the World Refugee Day in 2019 with the highest number of forcibly displaced persons worldwide in the last 70 years. According to the UNHCR more than 70.8 million people are forcibly displaced in this moment with weak or no perspective for return to their countries of origin. This number includes refugees, asylum seekers […]


Re-escalation of the conflict in Libya

Spring of 2019, just like the spring of 2011, when the so-called „Arab spring“ began has brought unrest to Libya. This time, the unstable situation has come to the boiling point. There has been an escalation of the conflict in Tripoli due to the settlement of the fighting between the forces of retired General Haftar […]


Refugee Situation in Serbia in April 2019

According to the UNHCR estimates, the number of refugees and migrants in Serbia has reduced significantly during April and amounted to 3,600 persons of concern, of which around 3,100 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 […]


International (Refugee) Law & Julian Assange

The change in the Ecuadorian interpretation of complicated norms of regional and international (refugee) law, after 2488 days of refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, led to the arrest of Julian Assange in April 2019. Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, an entity publishing secret documents and correspondence from state authorities and officials around […]


New EASO report on Afghanistan

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has published a country of origin report on Afghanistan called „Key socio-economic indicators. Focus  on  Kabul  City,  Mazar-e  Sharif  and Herat City.“ During 2018, Afghanistan ranked second among the countries of origin of asylum seekers in the European Union, Norway and Switzerland with 45,300 applications. This report is an […]