On December 17, 2018, Association for Democratic Initiatives (ADI) Sarajevo, organized a roundtable at the Art Hotel in Sarajevo on the topic “Hate Crime and Hate Speech”. The roundtable was an opportunity for ADI‘s partner organizations and members of the “Coalition for the fight against hate speech and hate crimes” to exchange information on work and experiences collected during 2017/2018. The roundtable was attended by representatives of NGOs, police, judiciary, politicians, media and citizens. During the discussion, participants discussed hate speech and hate crime in BiH, and what the reasons for inadequate penal policy are. The agenda of the roundtable can be downloaded here: Agenda_roundtable
The roundtable was held as part of the project “Fighting against hate speech and hate crime” with the support of the international organization for the protection of human rights, Civil Rights Defenders.