CEAS Public Announcement - Comparative analysis of different draft versions of the strategic documents

In its newly published report, „What a Difference a Year Makes“, the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies in Belgrade (CEAS) presents a comparative analysis of the draft versions of the new National Security Strategy (NSS) and National Defense Strategy (NDS), which the government of the Republic of Serbia adopted on 8th August 2019 and passed on to the National Assembly for consideration, in versions that underwent public discussion back in the spring of 2018.

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CEAS announcement: Unequal treatment of CEAS by judicial bodies and public institutions – the case of the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies and its Director Jelena Milić

The Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) is hereby expressing serious concerns regarding the failure of prosecutors’ offices and police to act on the received requests to bring criminal charges, submitted by CEAS and/or CEAS Director Jelena Milić back in 2015, for criminal offenses that include: violent behavior, threat to personal safety, racial and other discrimination.

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Another public warning issued by CEAS regarding the pro-Kremlin elements behind the opposition demonstrations under the slogan „1 of 5 million“ that will take place tomorrow, the impacts of which may be endanger the constitution and result in violence

Bearing in mind that a large rally has been scheduled for 13th April 2019 in Belgrade, as a part of the ongoing demonstrations under the slogan “1 of 5 million” that have been going on in Belgrade for months, the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies in Belgrade (CEAS) is issuing another statement to warn the public in the country and abroad about a number of harmful consequences of these protests that may deepen the tensions and cause confusion among the members of armed forces and law enforcement forces in Serbia, at the time when the Serbian government is already in a very difficult position.

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CEAS Statement - President of the Army Trade Union Novica Antić keeps up his harmful actions

In an open letter addressed to the Higher Public Attorney’s Office in Belgrade, published on 12.02.2019, Novica Antić, former president of the Army Trade Union of Serbia, referring to the alleged recent decision [1] of this office to charge one person and one minor who took part in the protests “1od5miliona” on 2nd February carrying a makeshift gallows for the criminal offense of “racial and other discrimination”, invited the Public Attorney’s Office to bring the same charges against the current Minister of Defense Aleksandar Vulin and his subordinates and requested their incarceration, as was the case with the persons who paraded with the makeshift gallows in the public protest held on 02.02.2109.         

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More and more pro Putin tracks on path of anti Government protests that spread throughout Serbia

Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) from Belgrade is warning the public, and most of all the organizers and those who politically support the anti-government  protests that spread throughout Serbia  under the slogan #1in5million and pretext of fight against violence and for better electoral conditions, of  a very recent visit to Moscow  by the Armed Forces  of Serbia Union (Vojni sindikat Srbije-VSS) that recently formally joined protests.   VSS is still  headed by Novica Antic, who recently was stripped of his rank, due to flagrant breach of Serbian laws related to political activities of  active servicemen.

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