Constitutional discrimination against national minorities in political life
Lack of access to basic services for Roma.
Second class citizens highlights persistent ethnic discrimination against Roma, Jews and other national minorities in politics and its impact on the daily lives of Roma in particular. It calls on Bosnia to immediately amend its constitution to remove ethnic discrimination in politics and take positive steps to end all discrimination against national minorities. It also recommends that the United States and European Union, which helped write the 1995 constitution, play an active role in ensuring its timely amendment.--P.  of cover.