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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
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
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
25/11/2013 - 06:44

Youth Initiative for Human Rights Kosovo (YIHR KS) published, on November 14, 2013, the latest report on the position of the LGBT community in Kosovo. The survey was conducted over the last year and included interviews with state officials (human rights units), judges, police officers, medical professionals and interviews with the LGBT community in Kosovo.

Dejan Georgievski
20/10/2013 - 17:26

The first Pride Parade in Podgorica, the Montenegro Pride, was held today, October 20, 2013, in Podgorica. In spite of substantial security measures, the Police that secured the Pride clashed with its opponents.

Dejan Georgievski
14/10/2013 - 08:36

The Okvir Association and the Foundation OneWorld Platform for Southeast Europe want to inform the general public that the fight for freedom, security, visibility and right of LGBTIQA persons is permanent and that we all have responsibility to take that fight and report, process and sanction hate-crimes.

Sanela Gojak
14/10/2013 - 08:14

The Foundation OneWorld Platform for Southeast Europe and the LGBTIQA Association Okvir marked the International Coming Out Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina last Friday, October 11, 2013, with a...

Dejan Georgievski
30/09/2013 - 05:46

The organizing committee of the Pride 2013 organized a protest walk last Friday, September 27, in Belgrade, to protest the decision of state authorities to ban the Pride. A group of about 200 citizens, activists and members of the LGBT community gathered in front of the Government of Serbia and walked to the Serbian Parliament.