Many new work challenges are ahead of us in autumn, and among many we are continuing with education for police officers of Cantonal MoI’s and representatives of the Police Academy of the Federation of BiH, on the topic of hate crime issues. After last year’s basic trainings on bias motivated crimes for police officers from … Continued
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As a part of the project „Fighting Hate Crime in BiH“, financed by the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of The Netherlands to the OSCE in Vienna and implemented by Sarajevo Open Centre in partnership with OSCE Mission in BiH, education was held for apprentices of prosecutor’s offices and courts on the subject of bias … Continued
Hatred motivated crimes are a criminal act motivated by hatred towards certain groups in a society. It consists of two elements
As a part of the project „Fighting Hate Crime in BiH“, financed by the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of The Netherlands to the OSCE in Vienna and implemented by Sarajevo Open Centre in partnership with OSCE Mission in BiH, a training was held for police officers of MoI’s of: Tuzlanski, Posavski and Bosansko-podrinjski Canton on the 15th of October in Tuzla.
The truth is that every one of us said or thought about something that represents a stereotype or even a prejudice.
Coalition for Combat against Hate Speech and Hate Crime has sent a proposition to the Parliament of FBiH House of Representatives’ Commission for Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms to organize a thematic session on the subject of adequate regulation of hate crimes within the Criminal Code of Federation of BiH. Such a session would … Continued
Coalition for combat against hate speech and hate crime condemns further creation of climate of fear, through reckless and inappropriate statements and speculations of public officials of BiH and the region regarding the attack on the police precinct in Zvornik which was characterized as a terrorist act by the BH State Prosecution. The Coalition appeals … Continued
Sarajevo Open Centre has made its contribution to this report by submitting all the relevant data on hate crimes on the ground of sexual orientation and gender identity documented in 2014 as well as other relevant information concerning regulation and combat against hate crime.
In the past two years, Sarajevo Open Centre has organized individual trainings, and participated in the program of permanent education for police officers in the community in order to educate them on hate crimes issues, in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Sarajevo Canton.
This training is part of a series of trainings and educations which will be continued in the upcoming two years period, in order to strengthen capacity and knowledge of people who work in institutions of law enforcement, in courts and prosecutions, but also of representatives of civil sector.