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Wars, attacks, forced massive migrations and other unfortunate events

make people discriminate each others on different basis whether it is on gender,


race, religion and ethnical basis. These events creates atmosphere where basic
human rights are being deteriorated and pushed to the level of not being
recognizable. Countries in postwar period such as Croatia and Bosnia and
Herzegovina must develop, that is, renew their human rights standards and
principles while at the same time establishing functional national security policies
and infrastructure. In the era of globalization this assignment is a challenge for
most of the countries. In other hand, we are whitnessing a world of globalization,
a world for which there is none weapon that can be described as unknown.
Globalization made world a one place, reachable to everyone. The spread of
weapons for mass destruction, chemical and bacteriological, organized
international crime, ethnic conflict, the era of islamic terrorism and economic
crises have led to the raising of standards of national securities and renewing
policies for the same.
Government is an executive body of the state which is responsible for
building and providing a citizens high level of national security and preserving the
rights of freedom. In most cases these two tasks, to provide security, and to
preserve human rights, are crossing each other. In order to maintain order, some
countries ignore human rights and force people to fight, to listen, to behave, and
to preserve autocratic rights. Some countries, in other hand, are becoming too
liberal, and ignoring the natinal threats at the same time. The balance must be
established or one principe will diminish rights or diminish power autocrats. A
number of organizations are following and promoting the development of basic
human rights standards, but many of them are just wathcing and promoting
western countries without any effect. These organizations are UN, UNICEF,
UNESCO, WHO, IRC, GEF. They promote the preservation of human rights, but at
the same time, they are powerless to withstand the same. Having a lived
example, I must enhance the period of Serbian agression in Bosnia and
Herzegovina and Croatia, where UN peace keepers were powerless to stop the
genocide and war criminal, while at the same time, were selling the story to the
global media as savers and preservers of peace and human rights in Croatia and
Bosnia. These examples tells us that balance between preservation of human
rights and security at the same time can be difficult and counterproductive, even
bloody. Today we have Syria where human rights are burned to the ground. That
word is deleted from their vocabulary. Not any media is saying more about the
rights of Syrian children to go to school, to have three meals per day, to be able
to send the message to the world, even Assad is not a negative figure anymore,
and why is that so? The ISIL is a global security concern, and it must be
eliminated, while the rights of those deprived from it, are not subject of global
interest. I agree that ISIL is a security question, but I think that it must be
eliminated while at the same time the rights of Syrian children must be raised for
preservation! That is the balance I am talking about. We had similar crisis which
started with the topis of banned rights. In 1991 croatian serbs were making cirical
signs and letters arguing that their rights are not egzisting, while at the same
time being minority, and asking for being constituitive. This led to the creation of
regional security problem, where Serbia used it as an excuse to make agression

and support armed conflict in Croatia, and later based on similar scenario in
Bosnia. Human rights are often an excuse for deterioration of the same. Today we
discuss often whether the cirical signs in Vukovar are preserving human rights, or
cancelling it. The balance is to find solution which will calm ethnic feelings and
satisfy the veterans and true patriots which are creditable for our freedom.
The balance between security question is a challenge for every
government, especialy for those who have sufferred war conflict in recent years.
In order to achieve this balance, global leaders organize numerous conventions,
charters and laws which promote protection of human rights and preserve peace
and raise security standards at the sam time. The transparency and tolerancy
are standards for the creation and execution of the balance between national
security and human rights. My own opinion is that security must be at first place,
and and 1.5th place must be human rights. Democracy is based on majority,
therefore when majority is securing themselves and minorities some rights must
be limited in order that freedom and peace is preserved.