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Conversation with Ajna Jusić: Children Born As a Consequence of War Not Recognised in the BiH System, Discrimination against Mothers and Children on a Daily Basis

‘When you look at the system in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the legislation that is supposed to deal with people damaged by the war, they are very patriarchal, and thus the law recognised women as victims much later compared to men, that is, soldiers, whose status had been regulated much earlier. From the very beginning, everything has been done on a patriarchal basis, in order to put mothers out of the focus first and then to completely leave out the children from such regulation’, said Ajna Jusić of the ‘Forgotten Children of War’ at the online event organized by the Youth Initiative for Human Rights.

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STOP THE WAR IN UKRAINE! ZAUSTAVITE RAT U UKRAJINI! STOP LUFTËS NË UKRAINË!

Youth Initiative for Human Rights Regional Network, working in the post-war countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Serbia, having lived the effects of war and still suffering the consequences of actions such as those of the Russian Federation towards Ukraine, strongly condemns such occurrences and deeply feel for the people in Ukraine and the suffering they are going through at such a difficult time.

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Conference “Commemorations of the 1990s wars during 2021”

The Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Serbia (YIHR Serbia) invites you to the presentation of findings of the regional report and handbook on commemorations of war and war crimes in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Montenegro for the period of January – October 2021. The presentation is to be held on Monday, January 31, starting from 11:00 via Zoom platform.

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If you are for the Open Balkan, stop the intimidation of Albanians in Serbia

Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Serbia (YIHR Serbia) and the Youth Initiative for Human Rights – Kosovo (YIHR Kosovo) condemn the BIA’s practice of intimidation against Kosovo journalist Adriatik Kelmendi, as well as the hate messages sent to sent in December of this year Intimidation of Albanians is the opposite of regional co-operation initiatives such as the Open Balkan and could cause another boycott from the Albanian community in Serbia of the 2022 census. In accordance with that, we demand that the Prime Minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabić, and Miroslav Lajčak, EU representative, clearly condemn these attacks, and from the Prosecutor’s Office and that the police urgently and efficiently investigate these cases and end the practice of impunity.

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