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Bosnia and Herzegovina

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.

Dejan Georgievski
23/01/2014 - 13:00

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 states that the governments in the countries of the Western Balkans did little during 2013 to address longstanding human rights problems.

Dejan Georgievski
17/01/2014 - 06:45

The 5th Report from the Monitoring of the Strategy for the Fight against Corruption (2009-2014) and the related Action Plan, prepared by Transparency International Bosnia and Herzegovina (TI BiH), with the support from the Open Society Fund BiH, shows that the implementation of the Strategy has been far from...

Sanela Gojak
16/01/2014 - 22:17

In Sarajevo theater Kriterion from January 31st to February 2nd of 2014, a queer film festival Merlinka will be held, where it will be displayed 30 short and feature films and documentaries.