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 persons are facing, and to learn more about the effective ways of combating the incidents and hate crime towards LGBTI persons.
Tag: LGBTI persons
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 attacks on LGBTI persons, activists that we witness since 2008 until this day is a shame for the BiH institutions, and should be stopped. We ask the police and judiciary of Canton Sarajevo to, in an adequate and timely manner, react, investigate and process this hate crime, threats and attacks on LGBTI activists that have already been reported during 2015 and 2016, and, before that, the attack on Merlinka Festival in 2014.
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 In the last of its annual progress reports on accession countries, the European Parliament evaluated the situation in Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania, including the situation of LGBTI people. Regarding Bosnia and Herzegovina, the European Parliament calls for a country-wide anti-discrimination strategy and for the inclusion of a clear definition of gender identity, sexual orientation … Continued
Tuesday, May 17 we will mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). The same day the House of Representatives of the FBIH Parliament will meet. Guest speakers at the Parliament will be Ivan Jakovičić, member of European Parliament, and Lars – Gunnar Wigemark, EU Ambassador in BiH.
In December 2015, European Commission published List of Actions to Advance LGBTI Equality. The document highlights actions in a number of areas where the Commission will be active on LGBTI issues within the EU such as anti-discrimination policy, freedom of movement for LGBTI families, workplace diversity, etc. This document also deals with enlargement and neighborhood … Continued