Emina Ćerimović

Senior Researcher, Disability Rights Division
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Emina Ćerimović is a researcher on disability rights at Human Rights Watch. She leads the organization’s work on the situation of refugees with disabilities in Greece and on institutionalization of children and adults with disabilities in Croatia and Serbia. She has also investigated discrimination and abuse against people with disabilities in Brazil and Lebanon. Previously, she documented police abuse against migrants and asylum seekers in Serbia and Macedonia.  Before joining Human Rights Watch, Ćerimović worked with the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina and with the State Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ćerimović holds a law degree from the University of Sarajevo and an LLM in Human Rights with a Specialization in EU Law from the Central European University in Budapest. She speaks Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian and Swedish.