Prosecuting Hate Crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Problems in Prosecutors Practice

“Prosecuting Hate Crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Problems in Prosecutors Practice” is a title of policy brief based on the report which analyzes legislative on hate crime criminal acts from the perspective of prosecutors.

Themes: Judiciary and Access to JusticeHuman Rights
Azra Kuči


Policy brief summarizes key problems in this area, primarily from the perspective of the prosecutors, and indicates main challenges in prosecuting hate crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Recommendations are directed toward key institutions in this area and offer framework within which legislative and executive government, judiciary, as well as prosecution and police organs bodies should focus when it comes to enhancement of hate crime prosecution practice in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The brief is prepared as part of the project “Prosecuting hate: Towards adoption and implementation of EU standards and best practices in combating hate crimes in BiH”, implemented by the Association of Prosecutors of Federation BiH and Center for Social Research Analitika, with support of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina