An appeal to the authorities to respect the obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

The Association “Your Rights of Bosnia and Herzegovina” has sent an official letter to the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina urging the competent to respect the obligations of the European Convention on Human Rights in the light of emergencies caused by the emergence of the COVID-19 virus. With this, the Association “Your Rights of Bosnia and Herzegovina” warns the competent authorities that by failing to notify the Secretary General of the Council of Europe of the measures taken to derogate from the European Convention on Human Rights in order to combat the further spread of the COVID-19 virus, Bosnia and Herzegovina risks being held responsible for any human rights violations. rights under a much stricter regime than required by the Convention within the meaning of Article 15.