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Report Data - Bosnia and Herzegovina - 2011

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2018 Not available Not available Not available
2017 Not available Not available Not available
2016 Not available Not available Not available
2015 24 12 3
2014 200 36 23
NGO reports 
Organization Report 

The Interreligious Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina reported one incident targeting Jewish religious property.

Bias Motivation 
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Reports
Organization Report 

The Interreligious Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina concluded a one-year project on monitoring and responses to attacks on religious buildings and other holy sites. The project was implemented in co- operation with Nansen Dialogue Center Sarajevo and the Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights and recorded incidents that occurred between 1 November 2010 and 31 October 2011 against Muslims, Serbian Orthodox Christians, Catholics and Jews.

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Developments
Organization Report 

 The Interreligious Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina reported 25 incidents targeting Islamic religious property.

Bias Motivation 
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Reports
Organization Report 

The Interreligious Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina reported 14 incidents targeting Serbian Orthodox religious property and three incidents targeting Catholic religious property.

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Reports
IGO Reports 
Organization Report 

The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina reported 78 racist and xenophobic incidents, most of which were ethnically-motivated.

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Organization Report 

The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe expressed concern about ongoing incidents and reports of ethnically motivated violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina that act as a barrier for returnee communities.

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Developments
Organization Report 

The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina reported three anti-Roma incidents.

Bias Motivation 
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Reports
Organization Report 

The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina reported 38 incidents against Muslims that directly targeted Islamic symbols and sites, such as mosques and Muslim graveyards.

Bias Motivation 
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Reports
Organization Report 

The OSCE Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina reported 75 incidents against Christians, the majority of which directly targeted Catholic or Serbian Orthodox symbols or sites, such as churches and cemeteries.

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Reports
Organization Report 

The OSCE Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina reported that two men were physically attacked on the basis of their presumed sexual orientation.

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Reports
Holy See Reports 
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Reports
Organization Report 

The Holy See reported two incidents of grave desecrations; four incidents of damage to church property, two of which involved breaking into churches and causing damage; and one incident of damaging and then stealing a bronze statue of a prominent church figure.