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Bosnia: Investigate police violence against protesters

Bosnia: Investigate police violence against protesters

Authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina should promptly investigate cases of excessive use of force by police against demonstrators on streets and in detention in Tuzla and Sarajevo between February 5 and 9, 2014, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities should also investigate police violence against several journalists and protect the right to peaceful assembly during protests.

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LGBT activists attacked during cultural event in Bosnia

About a dozen masked people stormed into the Merlinka Festival, a cultural event at the Sarajevo art cinema Kriterion on 1 February. The attackers shouted homophobic insults such as, “There will be no [Pride] parade in Sarajevo” and, “There will be no faggots in Sarajevo,” then attacked three of the participants.

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Former war crimes reporter attacked in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sinan Alic said that an unknown man attacked him at approximately 11 a.m. last Saturday near his weekend home in Trakilovici, close to the town of Tuzla. Alic, who at one time was active in reporting on war crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, said that he received threats by SMS in recent months.

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