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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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HRH Skopje

Megjashi: Life sentence for paedophiles in Macedonia

The verdict, passed on 23rd September 2008, of 15-year jail term for Trajce Petkovski for raping two 12 year old girls with developmental impairments, caused general discontent of citizens in the Republic of Macedonia. The First Children’s Embassy in the World - Megjashi also expressed their the revolt and displeasure. 03 Nov 2008 »

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HRH Zagreb

Meeting of Initiative for RECOM

Initiative for Establishing a Regional Commission for Truth-seeking and Truth-telling About War Crimes (RECOM), held a meeting in the eastern Croatian town, Vukovar on Friday, October 24th. 30 Oct 2008 »

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HRH Zagreb

Report on Croatia by Council of Europe

The Council of Europe's Committee for the prevention of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (CPT) has published in the beginning of September, the report on its 3rd periodic visit to Republic of Croatia, in 2007, together with the authorities’response. These documents have been made public at the request of the Croatian Government. 28 Oct 2008 »

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HRH Sarajevo

Six applications against Bosnia and Herzegovina

In late September, the Swiss Association against Impunity (TRIAL – Track Impunity Always) lodged six cases before the European Court of Human Rights. The cases concern a massacre that took place on 21 August 1992 at Mount Vlasic, in which around 200 civilians were killed. 22 Oct 2008 »

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