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Dejan Georgievski
19/04/2013 - 05:37

The nongovernmental organisation Civil – Centre for Freedom yesterday, April 18, 2013, appealed again to the participants in the Local Elections 2013 to adhere to the Law and the principles of free and non-violent elections in the rerun voting to be held on Sunday, April 22, 2013.

Sanela Gojak
19/04/2013 - 00:00

Staša Zajović, coordinator of the Women in Black Network from Belgrade, won this year's Charlote Bunch Women Human Rights Award, presented by the San Francisco-based...

Dejan Georgievski
18/04/2013 - 06:00

More than 200 young people from all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina gathered on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the Art Cinema Kriterion in Sarajevo to send a message "You can't stop an idea that arrives at the right time". They officially presented the initiative "Because I care", launched as a reaction to the omnipresent discrimination and violations of rights of civilian victims of war that...

Dejan Georgievski
11/04/2013 - 21:50

The civic association Oštra nula (Straight Zero) from Banja Luka joined the activities of the Zašto ne? (Why Not?) association for presentation of the Better Constitution internet platform prepare by Zašto Ne under the auspices...

Dejan Georgievski
06/04/2013 - 16:51

The media play a huge role in promotion and protection of human rights. It is the support that the media can offer in the protection of vulnerable groups (all those kept outside of the centres of power, subjected to special forms of violence, socially disenfranchised or discriminated) that is of special importance, writes human rights expert Mirjana Najčevska in her analysis originally published on the website mediumi...

Dejan Georgievski
04/04/2013 - 19:18

The Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR) praised, in an open letter sent last week, on March 28, to Minister of Youth and Sports Alisa Marić, the creation of the National Committee for Implementation of Campaign against Hate Speech Online.

Dejan Georgievski
02/04/2013 - 22:17

The acting Head of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Paivi Nikander, strongly condemned, on March 28, the physical assault on prominent human rights activist Nazlie Bala, which took place the previous night, March 27, 2013.

Bala had taken part in a televised debate on the rights of women raped in conflict, which aired on the Radio Television of Kosovo on 18 March 2013 and was moderated by Edita Curri. On 20 March, Bala received a death threat, while the security of Curri’s family was...

Dejan Georgievski
28/03/2013 - 21:15

The Zelena akcija environmental association (Friends of the Earth Croatia) applauded the decision of the Ministry of Public Administration, adopted yesterday, March 27, 2013, that all legal requirements to organize a referendum on the planned golf resort on Srđ, near Dubrovnik, were met,...