SERBIA - PROPAGANDA MAP POSTER: За Србију без криминала. Народни Покрет Отпор! [Za Srbiju bez kriminala. Narodni Pokret Otpor! / For Serbia without crime. People’s Movement Resistance!]
A large propaganda poster map was made by a Serbian protest group Otpor! against corruption and the policies of the Serbian authorities, in 2000, the year of the overthrow of Slobodan Milošević.
Author: Otpor! [Resistance!].
Place and Year: Belgrade, Serbia: Clockworks Studio .
Technique: Lithography in colour (Very Good, soft folds and tiny scratches in margins, slightly stained in margins) 99 x 68,5 cm (39 x 27 inches).
This propaganda poster, written in Serbian Cyrillic script, shows map of Serbia, composed of torn newspaper article titles, announcing political affairs, bank frauds, murders and violence in the country
The poster was made by a Serbian a civic protest group Otpor! (Resistance!), which eventually turned into a youth movement. This organisation, employing nonviolent struggle against the president Slobodan Milošević, and the policies of the Milošević-controlled Serbian authorities was founded in 1998. Starting as a students’ movement, in developed into one of the defining symbols of the anti-Milošević struggle and his subsequent overthrow. In 2000 Otpor! played an important role in the overthrow of Slobodan Milošević's government on 5 October.