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[DOC] Amnesty International letter to Aluminij: Regarding statements by Aluminij on Amnesty’s report "Bosnia and Herzegovina – Behind closed gates: ethnic discrimination in employment"

Author: Amnesty International, Published on: 26 May 2006

Aluminij claims that “[n]ot a single employee in Aluminij d.d. Mostar has been fired regardless to her/his nationality”. In fact, during the war Aluminij pursued a policy of ethnic discrimination, the effects of which continue to be felt, and elements of which continue to be practised. The fact remains that, from being a company with a significant number of employees from each of the three major communities of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims), Bosnian Serbs and Bosnian Croats, Aluminij after the 1992-95 war has become a company with an overwhelmingly ethnic Croat workforce. [Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Aluminij to respond to the allegations but it declined to respond]

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