Tag: HateCrime

Necessity of Raising Awareness and Understanding Hate Crimes Among Experts

Written by Marija Lučić – Ćatić Recognition, investigation and prosecution of hate crimes requires specific skills and knowledge of all participants in the chain of criminal prosecution (police officers, prosecutors and judges). The existence of legal regulations, in its best form, will not yield adequate results if the persons who need to apply it do … Continued

Deutsche Welle: Gays in Bosnia still living life in the closet

Source: Deutsche Welle Bosnia-Herzegovina is trekking the long road toward joining the EU. Along for the ride are an uncounted number of LGBT individuals still living in a patriarchal and homophobic culture. Maya Shwayder reports. There aren’t many causes that unite Salafists and football hooligans. But, beating up gay people is apparently one of them. … Continued