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Human rights trends from Western Balkans

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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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HRH Sarajevo

Media representatives receive death threats

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists from South East Europe and an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), is concerned about death threats against several media representatives in Bosnia following coverage of Queer festival. 29 Sep 2008 »

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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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