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Discrimination

Dejan Georgievski
08/07/2014 - 09:11

The initiative „All of Us – For Croatia that Belongs to All of Us“, presented last Friday, July 4, 2014, at the Croatian Journalists’ Association, a video ad that warns about unacceptable hatred and intolerance towards members of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities in Croatia.

The video presents the interethnic (in)tolerance in a game of football played in a school playground, in...

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
17/12/2013 - 06:50

The International Human Rights Day, December 10, was marked last Tuesday in the countries of our region, too. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, activists in Prijedor and Sarajevo organized protest marches to demand greater respect and protection for human rights.

Dejan Georgievski
13/12/2013 - 06:21

Representatives of Kosovo institutions, the Ombudsperson, the Police, and organisations dealing with protection of women’s rights said on Monday, December 9, that violence against women should stop.
 
They made their call in a conference organised to mark the end of activities of the “16 days of activism to end violence against women” awareness raising campaign organised by the UNDP and Kosovo Police, Kosovo daily...

Dejan Georgievski
04/12/2013 - 09:50

After the December 1, 2013 Referendum in which the voters gave support to the “In the Name of Family” initiative to provide constitutional protection for the institutions of marriage as a union of a woman and a man, the LGBTIQ associations and other civil society organizations came forward with demands for urgent adoption of the Law on Life-long Partnerships and introduction of civic education in Croatian schools.

Dejan Georgievski
27/11/2013 - 09:36

Last Monday, November 25, 2013, the International Day for Elimination of the Violence against Women was observed all over the world, marking the start of the “16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence” campaign which will end on December 10, the International Human Rights Day.