Novi Sad, Serbia

Contact : Djordje Krivokapić, Nevena Krivokapić, policy@sharedefense.or

Geographic area served: Serbia

Type of organization / entity: International NGO

Serves: Staff journalists, editors, media outlets; civic journalists/bloggers; freelance journalists; NGOs and/or journalist associations.

Type of support: Legal, advocacy

Types of legal support: Direct litigation of cases involving journalists/media outlets in domestic and/or international courts; supporting legal briefs and case law to NGOs or journalist associations which are directly ligating cases involving journalists/media outlets facing legal proceedings; providing general legal advice/counsel to journalists/media outlets; providing pre-publication legal advice/counsel to journalists, media outlets, journalist associations.

Types of cases: Defamation/libel brought against a journalist/media outlets; freedom of information claims brought by a journalist/media outlet; cases involving issues of source protection.

Fee structure: Pro-bono; “low bono”/low cost

Type of advocacy support: Leading or participating in public-awareness campaigns in support of a journalist/media outlet facing legal proceedings or court challenges; leading or participating in public-awareness campaigns around specific policy or regulatory issues that impact journalists’ reporting practices and rights; issuing alerts to domestic and international media.