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HRH Sarajevo

Concern about harassment of homosexuals in B&H

The Human Rights House Foundation sent a letter today to the Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Nikola Spiric, expressing its concern with the recent manifestations of intolerance against homosexuals in his country. The hate speech and incitements to violently attack the participants of the forthcoming first ever queer festival in BiH has so far been met by the authorities with silence. Read HRHF´s full letter below. 19 Sep 2008 »

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HRH Sarajevo

Hate-speech - response to the first Queer Festival

The non-governmental organizations gathered around the Sarajevo Human Rights House express deep concern with surfacing of hate-speech as a response to the announced first Queer Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina (24-28 September, 2008). 08 Sep 2008 »

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The year 2007 was in fact lost

Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina presented their Report on state of human rights in 2007. In the Report they underlined that the delays in implementation of reforms and repeated complication of political relations on ethnic grounds have been the main features of the previous year 12 Feb 2008 »

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Six years after deportation of the Algerian Group

Exactly six years’ ago, the Bosnian authorities at the time, extradited illegally the so-called “Algerian Group” to the US authorities. Since then, members of this group have been detained in the Guantanamo base prison. 18 Jan 2008 »

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