CoE greets withdrawal of decision on centralised information, release of Lalic

NEWS 02.04.2020 20:08
Source: REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

The Council of Europe (CoE) welcomed Serbia’s Government decision to revoke the decision on centralized information about coronavirus which envisaged that all news about the pandemic should come from the authorized members of the Crisis Team only, the Beta news agency reported on Thursday.

CoE General-Secretary spokesperson Daniel Holtgen welcomed the decision to release Ana Lalic, a journalist, arrested under suspicion of causing panic with an article about regarding the lack of the protective gear for the medical staff in the Vojvodina Clinical Centre