Serbia’s COVID-19 Lockdown Takes an Authoritarian Turn

A musician in jail on flawed evidence. A journalist arrested for reporting on poor conditions in a local medical center. Hundreds of ordinary citizens charged for breaking arbitrarily enforced isolation measures. Written by Milica Vojinović, published on Serbia, already an illiberal state, has responded to the COVID-19 crisis with […]

KRIK Editor Detained on Abu Dhabi airport and Deported Back to Serbia

KRIK editor-in-chief Stevan Dojcinovic was detained last night at an airport in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where he was told that he is “blacklisted” and could not enter the country, so he was deported back to Serbia. Airport police told Dojcinovic that UAE immigration […]

OCCRP Outraged by Editor’s Detention and Denial of Entry on Eve of UN Anti-Corruption Conference

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is deeply concerned by yesterday’s detention of Stevan Dojcinovic, a regional editor for OCCRP and founder of the Crime and Corruption Reporting Network (KRIK) in Serbia, by local police upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Dojcinovic was traveling to the United […]

KRIK’s Journalist Made a Statement to the Police About Breaking-And-Entering of Her Home

KRIK’s reporter Milica Vojinovic, whose house was broken into last Thursday night, made a statement to the police today. The case was filed as aggravated theft, but Vojinovic said she doesn’t rule out the possibility that the crime may have been related to her journalistic work. Milica pointed out to […]

KRIK’s Journalist Family House Broken Into

The family house of KRIK’s journalist Milica Vojinovic was broken into while she and her family were abroad. Her cousin found a ransacked home today. The case will be reported to the police and to a group for journalists’ safety. It is not yet known if anything was stolen, but […]

KRIK won EU Investigative Journalism Award

KRIK’s story How Serbia’s Health Minister Helped a Criminal Avoid Trial written by our journalist Dragana Peco and editor Stevan Dojcinovic has won the EU Award for the best investigative story in Serbia in 2018. This investigation clearly demonstrated strong ties between Minister Zlatibor Loncar and notorious Zemun clan.  “The authors were […]

Court Cases Initiated by Serbian Minister Completed in KRIK’s Favor

Serbia’s Minister without portfolio Nenad Popovic has withdrawn three libel cases he filed against the investigative portal KRIK, while the court dismissed the fourth.  Popovic sued KRIK over stories that revealed his network of offshore companies in Cyprus and the British Virgin Islands. The outlet cited data from the Paradise […]

Pro-Government Tabloid Launched Another Media Attack Against KRIK

On Monday portal KRIK published a story about Predrag Mali, brother of Serbian Finance Minister Sinisa Mali, in which we proved that he has been using apartment and a car owned by „Millennium team“, a private company engaged in numerous state-funded projects. On the same day pro-government tabloid „Serbian Telegraph“ […]

New Details About Serbian Mafia’s Ties to Politicians Revealed

The retired head of Serbia’s Criminal Police confirmed years-long rumors about the complex ties between the country’s police, politicians, and criminal groups in an exclusive interview with KRIK and NIN, published Thursday. Rodoljub Milovic spoke about the rivalry between two of Belgrade’s most prominent mafia groups and their ties to the […]

Stevan Dojcinovic Honored with Knight International Journalism Award

The founder and editor in chief of the Crime and Corruption Reporting Network – KRIK and OCCRP regional editor Stevan Dojcinovic has been named one of the two recipients of the prestigious Knight International Journalism Award, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced on Tuesday. The award will be handed to […]

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