• Kragujevac, 14.09.2017.

    Senior Legal Expert Zarko Gajic and Junior Legal Expert Maja Lakusic attended the Round table organized on September 14, 2017 in Kragujevac as a part of the project “Social entrepreneurship with Roma women in Sumadija and Pomoravlje county”. The experts presented the legal aid the......

  • Prokuplje, 01.09.2017.

    Mobile team from the free legal aid project’s Niš office met on 1th of September 2017 in Prokuplje with 13 internally displaced people from Kosovo and Metohija who have some legal problem but are unable to come to the nearest office. The team, consisting of......

PROBLEMS IDPs, REFUGEES AND RETURNEES ARE FACING:

  • Their homes have been destroyed, usurped or fraudulently taken from them and they are unable to return or plan to invest
    for their future in the places where they live
  • Exclusion from schemes giving compensation to workers upon privatization of their former employer.
  • Institutional obstacles in acquiring necessary documents to access basic rights and take part in normal civic activities
    (e.g. a birth certificate, health insurance records, citizenship certificates, recognition of diplomas, years of service, pensions
    and other employee rights and access to property and court records)
  • The lack of security in the places of origin
  • Difficulties in integrating and engaging in long term social, cultural and economic activities in a temporary place of residence

HOW DO WE HELP?

  • We give support to those who, due to lack of means or security, or other good reason are not able to exercise their property
    and other rights
  • The support is provided by six legal teams throughout Serbia including mobile teams and our website and toll-free 0800 108 208
  • The teams consist of qualified advocates and their unit of lawyers who can provide:
    • Essential information on the legal rights of IDPS, Refugees and Returnees
    • Free legal assistance
    • Free legal representation by qualified advocates to protect your rights, particularly your property rights and to help secure
      the return of illegally occupied, damaged or destroyed property