Association of BH Journalists (BH Novinari) is a non-political and non-profit journalist association based in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. It provides free legal and advocacy support to Bosnian editors, staff or freelance journalists and other media outlets.
Contact persons at its Free Media Help Line are Borka Rudić, firstname.lastname@example.org, + 387 33 255 602 and Una Telegrafčić, email@example.com, + 387 33 223 818
This short video presents the contribution of Arman Fazlić of the Bosnia-Herzegovina Journalists’ Association to the panel "Media and journalism in the WB6: a very European issue" held in Trieste in the context of the Civil Society Forum (July 10-12, 2017)
The European Court of Human Rights confirmed there is no Article 10 violation in the sentence for civil defamation against four NGOs, following a letter they addressed to local government offices but that was published by some daily newspapers
A regional hackaton to equip critical voices in the Western Balkans with the skills, know-how and resources to counter extremist propaganda, hate speech and disinformation
A report by the Human Rights Ombudsman of BiH highlights the extremely difficult working conditions of journalists in Bosnia and Herzegovina and recommends possible ways to tackle the problems that range from serious economic difficulties to attacks and online harassment
Which role can national regulatory authorities play in tackling hate speech? Experience and issues faced in this report focused on the Western Balkan countries
A study by UN Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina highlights the sensational nature of media coverage of gender violence in the country and provides recommendations for ethical reporting
The Regional Platform for Advocating Media Freedom and Journalists’ Safety in Western Balkans is a network of journalists' associations and media trade unions established in January 2016. The Platform has been produced with the assistance of the European Union and functions as an early warning and prevention mechanism, monitoring attacks against journalists. It provides an accessible way to report violations and to search through six regional centers' databases of attacks.
Participating organizations are: BH Novinari for Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatian Association of Journalists (HND) for Croatia, Association of Journalists of Kosovo, Trade Union of Media of Montenegro, NUNS for Serbia and ZNM for Macedonia.
The Wikipedia article Media of Bosnia and Herzegovina has been expanded and updated with information on censorship and self-censorship . This is part of the series on "Censorship and self-censorship in Europe" and will be followed by other country-specific items
The ECPMF’s Journalists-in-Residence Programme offers media workers under threat a safe environment to rest, recover and continue their journalistic work. The deadline to apply is 19 May 2017