Press Review 14 Jan 13

Serbia Press Review - January 14, 2013

South Africa to decide on extradition of alleged Arkan murderer. Swine flu register in Serbia. Lustration law goes into oblivion.



South African court will decide whether to extradite Dobrosav Gavric, sentenced in Serbia in 2006 to 35 years’ jail for the 2000 murder of gangster Zeljko Raznatovic Arkan, on January 15. Gavric, arrested in South Africa in 2011, asked for asylum stating he fears he will be murdered in Serbia.


So far, 13 persons with swine flu were admitted in hospitals in Serbia. National Institute of Public Health stated there is no reason to fear epidemic.


Application of the Lustration Law, adopted in 2003, will officially terminated in mid-2013. The law, that prescribed that members of Milosevic’s would be banned from public offices, was never implemented.

Balkan Insight has not verified the facts in the original press reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.

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