Simply over four weeks ago on April 10, Marija Lukic, pioneer regarding the #metoo motion in Serbia, went on her behalf second test against Milutin Jelicic Jutka, previous president of a little neighborhood municipality of Brus at the heart associated with the nation.
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As was the truth into the past test, Marija received a string of insults from onlooking Jutka’s supporters (around 50 in total) as she strolled in to the court space.
This time around six ladies, including reporters and activists, chose to are offered in help of Marija. They called their work ‘Brusy riot’ inspired by the Pussy Riot concert that were held in Belgrade that same evening.
The small ‘Brusy riot’ group was affronted by Jutka’s aggressive supporters upon arrival to the court. As Natalija Miletic, a Serb journalist that arrived to guide Lukic later recounted, the bystanders attacked the women for perhaps not being at school or caring for kids.
Lukic’s instance additionally the therapy she’s got gotten her molester on the symbolically chosen 8th of March in 2018, illuminates the gloomy state of gender relations in the Balkan country, and in south-Eastern and Eastern Europe in general since she publicly accused.
The #metoo motion
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