NPM, on 22 January 2016, conducted a visit to the Directorate for Foreigners Police Department for the city of Belgrade. The aim of the visit was the  monitoring of the competent authority procedures toward refugees / migrants.

On 19 January 2016 NPM conducted a visit to the Center for asylum in Krnjača, in order to monitor the procedures of the competent authorities toward refugees / migrants.

NPM multidisciplinary team, composed from the employees in the expert service of the Ombudsman and specialists in forensic medicine, conducted on 22 December 2015, an unannounced visit to the detention unit of the Belgrade District Prison. The aim of the visit was to investigate the allegations of torture of detainees that were previously in police custody for up to 48 hours in police stations. NPM team performed confidential interviews with 66 detainees, none of whom said that he/she was abused while in police custody or in detention. Also, none of the respondents had no visible injuries.


Read more ...The NPM began monitoring the force return of Serbian citizens from EU countries which asylum requests have not been accepted. A representative of the Protector of Citizens, in carrying out the work of the NPM, monitored the police treatment of persons who were returned yesterday from Dusseldorf to Serbia, in special charter flight.

During the monitoring there were not registered any kind of irregularities and cooperation with the authorities was very good. The Protector of Citizens has enabled the realization of the mandate in full capacity.

NPM, on 24 November 2015, carried out the follow-up visit to the Centre for Migrants in Presevo and Camp in Miratovac, in order to monitor the acting of the authorities on the recommendations addressed trough the report on the visit from September 2015.