Protector of Citizens, Mr. Zoran Pašalić, head of the NPM, Ms. Nataša Tanjević and the Department experts, accompanied by Mr. Đorđe Alempijević, forensic doctor, carried out an unannounced and detailed control of the conditions in which children with disabilities live in the Home "Kolevka" in Subotica.

"On Saturday, 24 July 2021, we investigated whether the conditions in this Home were in line with the needs of children with disabilities. Considering that the control was unannounced, I believe that what we found there was the real state of affairs in the Home", said the Protector of Citizens, Zoran Pašalić.

Pašalić said that more than 100 children with various types of physical and mental disabilities were accommodated in the Home for Children with Disabilities "Kolevka", where some of them had multiple disabilities, and all of them needed special care and attention.

"It is very difficult to remove some of the children to a foster family due to the need of 24-hour care by medical experts from different specialties", said Pašalić.