Bosnia and Herzegovina: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Seventh session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, February 2010

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Seventh session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, February 2010

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Index Number: EUR 63/007/2009
Date Published: 8 September 2009
Categories: Bosnia-herzegovina

In this submission, Amnesty International provides information as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review. Amnesty International calls for the Criminal Code to be amended in accordance with current standards of international criminal law related to prosecution of war crimes of sexual violence. Amnesty International also expresses concerns about the failure of the authorities to protect witnesses in cases of war crimes of sexual violence and the failure to provide the survivors of such crimes with meaningful measures of reparation.


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