International protest against the dismissal of the Director of the National Library of Serbia, Sreten Ugričić, by the Serbian Government because he signed a petition of the Writers Forum defending freedom of thought and expression.

See also the petition of the Heinrich Böll Stiftung, and Sreten Ugričić’s address during a public debate on 24th January on What remains of freedom?

For further information please see:

Declaration of the Writers Forum

The case of Sreten Ugričić’ by the Serbian politician and human rights activist Vesna Pesić 

Analysis by the renown scholar Ivan Čolović ‘Ugričić’s sin

I report myself to Ivica Dačić’ by Dubravka Stojanović

For an overview of the articles, see here

For an overview from the German and Serbian press see here

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