Simply over per month ago on April 10, Marija Lukic, pioneer associated with #metoo motion in Serbia, went on her behalf 2nd test against Milutin Jelicic Jutka, previous president of a tiny neighborhood municipality of Brus in the middle for the nation.
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As had been the way it is into the trial that is previous Marija received a sequence of insults from onlooking Jutka’s supporters (around 50 in total) as she moved in to the court space.
This time around six ladies, including reporters and activists, chose to are available in help of Marija. They called their work ‘Brusy riot’ inspired by the Pussy Riot concert that happened in Belgrade that same evening.
The small ‘Brusy riot’ group was affronted by Jutka’s aggressive supporters upon arrival to the court. A Serb journalist that came to support Lukic later recounted, the bystanders attacked the women for not being in school or taking care of their children as Natalija Miletic.
Lukic’s instance plus 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
The #metoo motion were only available in usa as soon as 2006 as a platform assisting the victims of intimate violence. The campaign acquired energy and went viral after Hollywood actress Alyssa Milano utilized the hashtag in October 2017, carrying out a sequence of accusations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein that came into the fore, motivating ladies around the globe to talk up and share their experiences of intimate harassment and attack.