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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dejan Georgievski
08/04/2014 - 07:21

The Ombudsmen of BiH condemned the attack on the Association of Queer Activists of Banja Luka of March 29, 2014 and emphasized that the persons with different sexual orientation have the same guaranteed rights, including the righs to freedom of expression and assembly.

Dejan Georgievski
27/03/2014 - 00:44

The Gender Equality Centre of the Government of the Republic of Srpska and OSCE Mission in BiH signed yesterday, March 25, 2014, the Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the “Programme of support for local community in RS in the preparation of local gender equality action plans for the period 2014-2015”.

Dejan Georgievski
06/03/2014 - 21:44

The Helsinki Citizen’s Assembly Banja Luka condemned yesterday, March 5, 2014, the attempt to discredit the CSOs „Oštra Nula“ and „Slobodna republika“ in the article printed on the...

Dejan Georgievski
14/02/2014 - 10:18

All modern constitutions guarantee the fundamental human rights and freedoms, freedom of speech, freedom of expression. They all prohibit censorship. So does the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina, too. However, these days even more than usual, these freedoms are attacked through different channels.

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Dejan Georgievski
11/02/2014 - 11:59

Boro Kontić, the Director of Mediacentre Sarajevo, in an editorial written for the Novinarstvo Magazine of the Mediacentre, provoked by the media coverage of last week's social rebelion in BiH, writes about the pervasive control that politics have over the media in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Dejan Georgievski
09/02/2014 - 20:57

Valentina Pellizzer, executive directress of the Foundation OneWorld Platform for Southeast Europe, presented her own list of demands to BiH government after the social and civic rebellion last week in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Following is the full text of her demands, originally published on the...

Dejan Georgievski
04/02/2014 - 22:10

The Okvir Association, the Banja Luka Association of Queer Activists (BUKA) and the Foundation OneWorldSEE condemn the hate-motivate violence against the activists and participants of the "Merlinka" Festival of LGBT Film in Sarajevo...

Dejan Georgievski
03/02/2014 - 06:51

Two persons were injured in the attack on the participants in the debate "Trans-sexuality in Transition" on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at the Art Cinema “Kriterion” in Sarajevo. About a dozen masked assailants attacked the participants of the debate, organized under the auspices of the “Merlinka” International Festival of Queer Film.