Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies Press Release: Rada Trajkovic is the judge, jury, and executioner

Given the complex political and security situation in which negotiations between Belgrade and Pristina are happening on the one hand, and the demonstrations by a part of the opposition under the slogans #1in5million and #StopTheBloodyShirts that are allegedly held also because of the failings in the rule of law on the other, CEAS is inviting the democratic public in Serbia, members of the international community from the West, local reporters as well as correspondents of the western media, both independent and public, to pay attention to the statement by Rada Trajkovic, who has recently become very present in certain media outlets.

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CEAS warns of dangerous, false and tendentious actions by Novica Antic and the Army of Serbia Trade Union

The Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) is expressing grave concern because of systematic, tendentiously false statements by the president of the Army of Serbia Trade Union Novica Antic that are violating the Constitution and the laws of the Republic of Serbia and the principle of democratic control over the armed forces, and of representative parliamentarianism itself, which has one of the key roles in the democratic oversight of the security system, as well as the president who is and should be a politician, primarily because of possible security implications of the actions by the Army of Serbia Trade Union that he is heading, to which Serbian public  is not reacting despite Antic’s open coup mongering that he justifies by his arbitrary assessment of alleged “betrayal” in relation to Kosovo. The other day Antic openly said, without hesitation: “Serbia is no one’s ancestral heritage. We have given oath to this country, to its flag and its Constitution. But not to its politicians.”

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CEAS press release on the beginning of the transformation of Kosovo Security Force

Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) from Belgrade considers that today’s decision of the provisional institutions in Pristina to pass the laws on the transformation of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) comes at a very difficult moment for the Republic of Serbia and its citizens. CEAS welcomes the reserved rhetoric of the relevant state institutions in these especially difficult local and international circumstances.

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Unrelenting Threats and Smearing Campaign Against CEAS Director Ms. Jelena Milic

Dear Colleagues,

The Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies from Belgrade, Serbia (CEAS) would like to bring to your attention the latest examples of threats and a smearing campaign against CEAS and in particular its director Ms. Jelena Milić brought by Vojislav Šešelj, convicted war criminal and Jugoslav Petrušić, a mercenary from the Milosevic era and currently on trial for assassination of two Kosovo Albanians in 1999, among other obscure things he has been involved in. Both of these characters are vehemently denying genocide in Srebrenica and relativizing Serbian armed forces’ crimes during the war in Kosovo.

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CEAS announcement – Ugljanin’s Actions Are Damaging Bosniaks and the state of Serbia

The Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies from Belgrade condemns a series of recent dangerous and thoughtless statements and ill-considered political moves by Sulejman Ugljanin, who is simultaneously President of the Party of Democratic Action and the President of the Bosnian National Council, which speaks in itself of the “bad situation of the Bosniaks” in Serbia.

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