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Human rights trends from Western Balkans

Image: Sarajevo: Ban cluster bombs
HRH Sarajevo

Sarajevo: Ban cluster bombs

Youth group of Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina held a street action on 28th of October along with the members of the project The Ban Bus 2008. The street action was a part of a public campaign for banning cluster bombs. 11 Nov 2008 »

Image: Manevski doubles sentences for paedophiles
HRH Skopje

Manevski doubles sentences for paedophiles

The Ministry of Justice, Mr. Mihajlo Manevski, proposed immediate changes in the Criminal Code and doubled the sentences for child abuse. The immediate changes took place after the meeting of the Government around three weeks ago. Manevski was designated in charge of preparing more severe punishments for sexual assault over children, after it was concluded that the paedophilia in FYR Macedonia was still in progress. 10 Nov 2008 »

Image: B&H is still without ombudsman
HRH Sarajevo

B&H is still without ombudsman

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina has published today a press release, expressing its concern regarding the long selection process of the Ombudsmen for Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the need of having such institution already established. 07 Nov 2008 »

Image: Balkan NGOs against the prosecution of Florence Hartmann
HRH Sarajevo

Balkan NGOs against the prosecution of Florence Hartmann

Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina signed on 3rd November 2008, the Joint Public Statement together with 33 more non-governmental organizations from the Balkan region, against the prosecution of Florence Hartmann. 06 Nov 2008 »

Image: B&H authorities allies to perpetrators
HRH Sarajevo

B&H authorities allies to perpetrators

"The perpetrators of violence, authors of threats and calls for lynch remain undisclosed and unpunished, which gives us the right to say that the government is most frequently the inspirer and the ally, if not the direct executor of the attacks against human rights defenders", says Srdjan Dizdarevic, president of the Helsinki Committee in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 04 Nov 2008 »

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