In the wake of new cases and the urgency to halt the spread of COVID-19, BiH authorities have decided to implement a curfew for those living and staying in the country beginning Sutrday (2o.03.2020) and Sunday(21.03.2020) night.
A curfew is established for anyone remaining upon any public place (public streets, highways, parks or other public places) in the Federation of BiH between the hours of six o’clock (6:00) p.m. and five o’clock (5:00) a.m. of each day;
A curfew is established for anyone remaining upon any public place (public streets, highways, parks or other public places) in the Republic of Srpska between the hours of eight o’clock (8:00) p.m. and five o’clock (5:00) a.m. of each day;
Citizens/people under 18 and over 65 are banned from leaving their homes/accomodation;
Supermarkets, gas stations, restaurants, post offices, banks and other service providers will be reducing their hours to observe the curfew, with some closing at 6:00 PM or earlier.
All public transportation is suspended. Taxi services remain available.
Cafes, restaurants and shopping centers are closed.
All outdoor and indoor gatherings are limited so that the distance between people must be at least two meters, and that there may not be more than one person on an area of four square meters. Maximum indoor capacity is limited to no more than 5 people.
All sports facilities, schools, kindergartens, and universities are closed.
The authorities will strictly enforce the emergency measures and anyone in violation will be subject to misdemeanor or criminal penalties.
If you experience a violation of your rights, feel free to contact Vasa prava BiH on the following phone numbers/emails:
Vaša Prava BiH Sarajevo
Tel. (387) 033 789 105 (WhatsApp/Viber): (387) 061 102 035 , (387) 061 102 034, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vaša Prava BiH Bihać
Tel. (WhatsApp/Viber): (387)061/952-747 I (387)061/952-729, email@example.com
Vaša Prava BiH Tuzla
Tel. (387) 035 210 210 / (387) 035 286 484, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vaša Prava BiH Mostar
Tel. (387) 036 558 580, email@example.com
Vaša Prava BiH Prijedor
Tel. (387) 052 241 290, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vaša Prava BiH Banja Luka
Tel: (387) 051 232 920, email@example.com
Vaša Prava BiH Srebrenica
Tel: (387) 056 440 998, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information visit: www.vasaprava.org
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