Tag: gay bosnia

3 injured after hooded attackers storm gay film festival screening in Sarajevo

Three people were injured after hooligans wearing hoods and balaclavas stormed a movie theatre hosting a gay film festival in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo on Saturday A police official, who asked to remain anonymous, told AFP that “several” hooligans entered the Art Cinema Kriterion on the second day of the 3-day Merlinka festival, which… Read more »

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Roma, Jews Face Political Discrimination

EU, US Support for Constitutional Change Needed to Break Legacy of War (Sarajevo) – Roma, Jews, and other national minorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina remain excluded from participation in national politics 20 years after war began, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Bosnia needs to remove ethnic discrimination against national minorities from… Read more »

Video: Gay Bosnian refugee tells his story

Dario Kosarac recounts his feelings of never totally belonging in Bosnia because his parents were of mixed Serbian-Croatian ethnic backgrounds; and never being totally accepted in the USA because he was from Bosnia and is gay. Born and raised in Bosnia, which at the time was Socialist Yugoslavia, and of parents that were different ethnic… Read more »