Ministry files charges against newspapers

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BELGRADE, 16. 04.2018. – Serbia’s Ministry of Culture and Information filed charges against four newspapers which published explicit photographs.

The Ministry filed the charges on Thursday against the newspapers for publishing what it said were pornographic pictures.

It specified that charges had been filed against the editors of the Informer, Srpski Telegraf, Alo! and Kurir tabloids for publishing the explicit photographs of participants in a reality show on April 10 and 11 in violation of the laws on public information and the media.

The pictures were first published on April 10 by the Informer tabloid which is known for its support of the current authorities.

The publication of those photographs was immediatelly condemned by two Serbian journalists’ organizations.

N1/FoNet, Belgrade, 16/04/2018