Press

Here you can find texts, online and TV articles about Sarajevo Open Centre.
This texts/videos/articles present our activities, projects and our work in general.
We are not in the position to document all media articles which present our work but these are some of the most important.

Deutsche Welle: Will Sarajevo get its Gay Pride?

In the conservative BH society many phenomena are considered deviant, no matter the fact those attitudes often lead to human rights violations. That is the case with the LGBTI...

Klix: Instead of accepting and protecting them, LGBTI persons experience violence in their families

Because of their sexual orientation, LGBTI persons are exposed to different forms of exclusion, discrimination and violence. Unfortunately, that practice often starts in their...

OSLOBOĐENJE: Train the Trainer programme for the Police of the Federation of BiH has turned out very productive

After last year’s successful completion of the Train the Trainer programme for the police officers of the Cantonal Ministries of Interior (MoI) and the representatives of the...

Deutsche Welle: Gay couple from Balkans now live ‘without fear’ in Germany

Fear of violence and discrimination is part of everyday life for the LGBTQ community in the Balkans. Same-sex couples often conceal their sexual identity. DW spoke to Haris and...

Discriminacija.ba: SOC: Lawsuit against the company that refused to place posters for Merlinka Festival

Published on web portal www.diskriminacija.ba In January 2016 company that has cooperated with Sarajevo Open Center for years has refused to place posters that announced Merlinka...

Bosnia Daily: Half of Recorded Hate Crimes Prosecuted, One in Eight Perpetrators Punished

24 hate crimes were recorded in Bosnia in 2015, according to the OSCE human rights office. 12 cases were prosecuted and 3 perpetrators were sentenced, said the Office for...