Anti-Serbian traitors and members of the “foreign services” who, by seeking “security-sensitive information,” threaten the national security of the Republic of Serbia, this is how the tabloids, as well as some officials and members of the government, see the non-governmental organizations in Serbia. Despite claiming that Serbia is firmly committed to the European path and EU membership, government officials are not changing their relations with the civil sector, which they consider to be an enemy rather than an ally on this path. On the contrary, they are committed to weakening it and creating their own suitable civil sector. This is confirmed by the latest 2019 European Commission report on Serbia, which states that no progress has been made in creating a more favorable environment for the development and activities of civil society in the previous period. Read more here.
Source: European Western Balkans