Hate Crime

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...

Train the Trainer program: “The training will help us to appropriately recognize hate crimes”

After the first training that took place from 8th - 9th September 2016 in a series of three two-day Train the trainer trainings, a second two-day training was held from 29th -...