Using Technology to Build a More Accountable Bosnia and Herzegovina

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"), have risen as leaders in grassroots organizing and civic activism in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). was the pre-election campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2006. In the end, the government lost the election, and the regional prime minister was forced by his party to resign from his position. " asked fellow Bosnians to upload a photo saying holding signs saying that they wrote it. Darko Brkan is mobilizing Eastern Europe.

Fighting for Civic Transparency with Technology in the Western Balkans

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When there's no transparency and accountability in government, citizens feel powerless and deceived by the politicians that represent them. The goal was to find the best web or mobile ideas for social projects in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia. Three project winners were chosen from each country: From Bosnia and Herzegovina: Centar 72 aims to solve community problems within 72 hours.

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Generation Rwanda: Two Stories

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The site was established in 2004 on the 10th Anniversary of the genocide in partnership with the Rwanda Government, Kigali City Council, and Aegis Trust, a charity in the UK dedicated to the prediction, prevention, and ultimately elimination of genocide. It includes personal testimonies, photographs, and artifacts. Another exhibit looks at past massacres in Armenia, Bosnia, Cambodia, The Holocaust, and other places of the world where genocide has taken place.

Beijing 2008 Olympics Potential Catalyst for Human Rights

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According to the Students for Free Tibet International 's blog, the Chinese government arrested a Chinese activist, Yang Chunlin, who had collected 10,000 signatures for a petition entitled, “We want human rights, not the Olympics.”

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Support Women Survivors of War with $27/month

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T he program works in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and Sudan. Photo of Honorata used with permission from Women for Women International.