Hate Crime

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

These days we are in contact with all the Cantonal MoI’s, in order to see how things are progressing. The information we have is that some of the MoI’s have already...

Coalition for the fight against hate speech and hate crimes: Homophobia and transphobia have no limits – yesterday Zagreb, today Sarajevo

The Coalition for the fight against hate speech and hate crimes strongly condemns the homophobic attack on UDIK activists, and warns that the practice of not processing the...

Three Years After the Attack on Melinka Festival 2014, no one has been Prosecuted

Three years ago, on Saturday, 1st February 2014, at 3:15 in the afternoon, at the beginning of a discussion on the topic “Transsexuality in Transition” a group of 14 masked...

Hate crimes in BiH in 2015: only one in eight perpetrators punished

On 16 November, the International Tolerance Day, 2016 the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), on its website that serves for reporting on hate crime,...

Trans Day of Remembrance – brutally stopped lives

We are standing with our trans * community, especially we stand for those whose voice cannot be heard. It is our duty to do so every day, and not only on 20th November, when some...

Cooperation with the law enforcement institutions on Federal and State level has started

Sarajevo Open Centre, in cooperation with the Gender Centre of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, held a two-day training on the 6th and 7th of October 2016, for...