A new law in Bosnia pushed by the Office of the High Representative proposes to amend the nation’s election law ad constitution. Bosnians are against it. This article by Talha Ozturk is published by AA.com. Here is an excerpt:
Thousands of people gathered in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital Sarajevo on Monday to protest possible amendments to the nation’s election law and constitution by the Office of the High Representative (OHR), an international institution that is responsible for implementing the country’s peace agreement.
Several thousand people gathered in front of the OHR’s office to convey the message that solutions based on ethnic discrimination and which are contrary to all democratic and legal standards are completely unacceptable.
Dervo Sejdic, a Bosnian Roma who had in the past appealed to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France after he was blocked from running in elections because he was not Bosniak, Croat or Serb, called for protests over the planned changes to the election law.
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