Today, Commissioner Mijatović, participated in the commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. In her speech she expressed her deepest condolences to the families of the victims, honoured the memory of the victims and called on all political leaders in Bosnia and Herzegovina...
The Commissioner calls on Bosnia and Herzegovina to improve assistance to asylum-seekers and migrants
In a letter addressed to the Ministers for Human Rights and Refugees and for Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina published today, Commissioner Mijatović urges the authorities to spare no effort in order to improve their handling of migrants’ arrivals. Concerned by the lack of a systematic response...
Bosnia and Herzegovina authorities should spare no effort to build a truly cohesive society and effectively protect media freedom
“The authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina should lay the foundations for a more cohesive society by tackling the disruptive legacy of the war. It is particularly crucial to step up the prosecution of wartime crimes and uphold the human rights of all civilian war victims, especially internally...
“Today we commemorate the genocide of 8 300 boys and men who were executed in Srebrenica in 1995 in one of the vilest episodes occurred in Europe after WWII. While we pay tribute to those innocent people who were brutally murdered, we should not forget the suffering of the relatives of the...
“Deeply ingrained ethnic divisions and lack of a common vision of reconciliation and development still hamper the construction of a tolerant and cohesive society in Bosnia and Herzegovina more than 20 years after the war. The country has not yet managed to overcome its violent past and a number...
Strasbourg, 29/03/11 – "The legacy of the violent past still endangers the full enjoyment of human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Although some progress has been made, the authorities at all levels in Bosnia and Herzegovina should proceed in a determined manner...
Report by Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, following his visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina from 27 to 30 November 2010 CommDH(2011)11 / 29 March 2011
[20/02/08 12:00] The Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, today presented his human rights assessment report on Bosnia and Herzegovina. Whilst underlining that the authorities have ratified key European and international human rights treaties and adopted...
Report by the Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr Thomas Hammarberg on his visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina from 4 to 11 June 2007 CommDH(2008)1 / 20 February 2008 CommDH(2008)1 / 20 February 2008 (in Bosnian)
Special report by Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe on the issue of decertified Police Officers in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 20 to 22 December 2006 CommDH(2007)2 / 17 January 2007
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