Political Dismissal of the Director of the National Library of Serbia (30 Jan 2012)

By Novica Milić

“The Director of the National Library of Serbia, writer and philosopher Sreten Ugricić was dismissed urgently on the 20th of January 2012 at the so-called “telephone meeting” of the Government of Serbia, on the initiative of the minister of the police, and with the reserved behavior of the minister of culture. The dismissal was preceded by a media campaign of nationalist and state papers after Mr Ugričić signed, together with 25 colleagues, distinguished Belgrade writers, intellectuals and public figures, an appeal for the protection of the freedom of thought and expression, as well as for the ceasing of the just started campaign against the Montenegrin writer Andrej Nikolaidis.″ Kai Ekholm

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