Besides the adoption of advanced anti-discrimination legal framework, the vulnerable groups/minorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina are still the target of discrimination, according to the latest Amnesty International’s annual report.
Tag: lgbt persons
In the Western Balkans, the human rights of LGBT people are violated on a daily basis. One reason for this situation is that the ruling authorities have not opted for the creation and / or enhancement of institutional and legal elements that would protect LGBT rights.
Published on washingtonblade.com Nearly 300 LGBT rights advocates from across Europe gathered in Croatia from Oct. 24-26 for ILGA-Europe’s annual conference. Croatian President Ivo Jospović on Thursday welcomed those who attended the gathering in Zagreb, the country’s capital, in a video message. “I take this opportunity to congratulate you on your courage and perseverance in … Continued
Human rights organisations have sent an initiative to the Institution of Human Rights Ombudsman of BiH to produce an report on the human rights of LGBT persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Open Centre has sent and initiative on the behalf of BH human rights organisations gathered for the common advocacy for the rights od … Continued
Hate crime is the nam for all criminal acts which have been committed because the perpetrator felt the intolerance towards the victim or victims because of their real or assumed sexual orientation and/or gender identity and their connection to/with LGBT persons. Persons who have decided they want to report a hate crime motivated by sexual … Continued