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Authorities in BiH treat some Citizens as less equal than others

December 20, 2019 2:15 PM
Authorities in BiH treat some Citizens as less equal than others

  On 22 December 2009, the Grand Chamber of European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in the landmark case of Sejdić and Finci vs Bosnia and Herzegovina ruled that BiH’s Constitution and electoral laws are discriminatory, insofar as they prevent citizens who do not belong to the category of “constituent […]

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Sattler: All BiH Citizens must be eligible to stand for the Presidency in 2022

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Sattler: All BiH Citizens must be eligible to stand for the Presidency in 2022

  “If willing, humans can do just about anything. Run a marathon under two hours. Walk on the Moon. Successfully eradicate smallpox. If willing, humans can ensure that one country’s constitution protects everyone. Not just “yours” or “mine”, but leaving no one behind. For too long, this country has not […]

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Peace Awards were presented to Schools in Bosnia-Herzegovina to promote Reconciliation

December 13, 2019 9:45 AM
Peace Awards were presented to Schools in Bosnia-Herzegovina to promote Reconciliation

  Underlining the importance of youth engagement in the protection and promotion of human rights, Ambassador Sattler, Head of the EU Delegation to BiH and EU Special Representative in BiH, marked the International Day of Human Rights in the BiH Parliament today, together with over 700 pupils from primary and […]

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We celebrate this Year the 10th Anniversary of the Charter of the Fundamental Rights

December 10, 2019 6:45 PM
We celebrate this Year the 10th Anniversary of the Charter of the Fundamental Rights

  We celebrate this year the 10th anniversary of the Charter of the Fundamental Rights and the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet these rights continue to be challenged around the world. In particular, children and youth continue to be the main victims […]

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EU welcomes the BiH Constitutional Court Decision on repealing the Death Penalty Provision

November 4, 2019 4:00 PM
EU welcomes the BiH Constitutional Court Decision on repealing the Death Penalty Provision

  The EU Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Council of Europe Office in Sarajevo welcome the decision rendered by the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 4 October 2019 to formally repeal Article 11 of the Constitution of the Republika Srpska Entity, as a symbol of a strong […]

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Council of Europe through “Initiative for legal certainty in the Western Balkans” allocates 300,000 Euros

October 28, 2019 6:00 PM
Council of Europe through “Initiative for legal certainty in the Western Balkans” allocates 300,000 Euros

The two-day Regional conference on ensuring the principle of subsidiarity of the European Court of Human Rights through empowering the judiciaries to apply the Court’s standards held in Sarajevo on 24 and 25 October 2019 gathered over 40 participants across the region. “Today we are launching a new program which […]

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Member of BiH’s Court participates at Council of Europe Conference

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Member of BiH’s Court participates at Council of Europe Conference

  The Registrar for the Court of BiH, Emira Hodžić, has participated in the conference on the topic of “Shared responsibility in the application of the European Convention on Human Rights: the use of (new) judicial instruments in facing challenges” organized by the Council of Europe in the framework of […]

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Human Rights Watch sends Letter to Republika Srpska to return Autistic Slavko Mrsevic to School

April 12, 2019 10:00 AM
Human Rights Watch sends Letter to Republika Srpska to return Autistic Slavko Mrsevic to School

Human Rights Watch has sent a letter to Republika Srpska Minister of Education Natalija Trivic. “We are writing to urge your ministry to ensure that Slavko Mršević, a 19-year-old from Rudo, returns back to school as soon as possible and to ensure no child is denied education on the basis […]

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Tadic and Stankovic spoke on Cooperation between Prosecutors Office of BiH and Montenegro

February 2, 2019 1:00 PM
Tadic and Stankovic spoke on Cooperation between Prosecutors Office of BiH and Montenegro

The co-operation between the Prosecutor’s Offices of the two countries in activities of strengthening the rule of law and judicial cooperation was discussed at the meeting. During her visit to Podgorica, Chief Prosecutor of the BiH Prosecutor’s Office Gordana Tadić met with Supreme State Prosecutor of Montenegro Ivica Stanković. The […]

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Analysis: What is the Number of Court Cases resolved in BiH?

January 21, 2019 12:00 PM
Analysis: What is the Number of Court Cases resolved in BiH?

There was little visible progress on human rights during 2017. Authorities failed yet again to end structural and political discrimination against Jews, Roma, and other minorities. There was limited progress towards accountability for war crimes in domestic courts. Journalists remain vulnerable to intimidation and threats. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender […]

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