Hate Crime

SOC filed a submission to the UN Committee Against Torture about hate crimes against LGBTI persons and activists in Bosnia and Herzegovina

UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) is currently doing review of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s fullfilment of obligations that derive from the Convention against Torture and Other...

32 Prosecutors and Expert Assistants of Prosecutor’s Office in Canton Sarajevo For The First Time Ever Attended a Training on Human Rights of LGBTI Persons

At the end of two-day training, a chief prosecutor of Canton Sarajevo emphasized that the training greatly contributed to the senzibilization of persecutors on problems that LGBTI...

Police of the Canton Sarajevo Ministry of Interior: “We realized what are the key issues LGBTI persons face”

Having in mind the expansion of violence and hate crimes against LGBTI persons, we consider the education of police officers on human rights of LGBTI persons to be crucial. Police...

Module on hate crime in the permanent education of Zeničko-Dobojski and Tuzlanski Canton Ministry of Interior

The Zeničko-Dobojski Canton MoI officially informed us that in the period from 27 September - 14 November 2017 all the police officers will go through the education on hate...

Pink report 2017: On-Going Practice Of Human Rights Violations

In the following period we will publish articles from our Annual Report on the State of Human Rights of LGBTI People in Bosnia and Herzegovina Failure to Prosecute the Attack on...

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...