Section of Bosnia-Herzegovina - Society for Threatened Peoples
The Society for Threatened Peoples (GfbV), Section in Bosnia-Herzegovina is a human rights organization independent of government and political parties working for the peaceful coexistence of all nationalities and religious communities in a united Bosnia-Herzegovina.
The GfbV-Section in Bosnia-Herzegovina
documents and publicises violations of human rights;
fights for the right of all refugees and expellees to return to their home towns and villages;
works for the harmonious coexistence of all ethnic groups and religious communities in a multicultural society;
supports associations of war victims and expellees;
participates in human rights initiatives in the adjoining regions of Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro and Kosovo;
presses for compensation for victims and survivors of war crime and genocide.
The work of GfbV - Section Bosnia-Herzegovina includes:
The ongoing task of documenting war crimes and crimes of genocide and recording the testimonies of witnesses to crimes against humanity and current violations of the rights of all citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Providing national and international media with details of violations of human rights taking place in Bosnia-Herzegovina and adjoining regions.
Publishing human rights reports.
Organizing seminars, conferences, public meetings and other human rights initiatives, including vigils and demonstrations.
Offering advice in situations of conflict. Preparing reports on a wide range of subjects including genocide, persecution of minorities, the safeguarding of minority rights etc. (available from our Information Bureau, which is open to the public).
Trampina 4 / IV, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
tel.: ++387 33 213 707
fax: ++387 33 213 709