75 pct of LGBTI workers experience discrimination or abuse

The findings of a project survey on LGBTI equality in the workplace show that as many as 75.1% of 435 Croatian LGBTI respondents have experienced some form of discrimination, harassment and/or abuse, with 61% exposed to homophobic comments and 8% suffering sextortion or rape.

State Department says social discrimination Croatia's biggest problem

Other human rights problems included overcrowding in some prisons; judicial delays; unresolved property restitution claims; anti-Semitism and isolated public displays of profascist sentiments; and human trafficking, the report said.

Bosnia activists hope EU bid will help end anti-gay violence, discrimination

Gay campaigners are hoping that Bosnia's bid to join the European Union, which has put its human rights record under greater scrutiny, will lead to change.