Nezavisne novine: Websites of majority of municipalities in BiH do not have the options of all three languages, but it is mostly the language of the majority nation in that municipality.
So, the official website of Sarajevo only has the option for Bosnian and English language, Tuzla only Bosnian, the Municipality of Prijedor and Bijeljina only Serbian language, as well as the city of Banja Luka, which also has the English version along with the Serbian one.
In the City Administration of Sarajevo we have been told that by the middle of September the website should be re-designed, by including all the official languages of BiH.
"We have found such website when we arrived and it is as it is. Now, we can surely say that we have a person, who works on it", has been said by Emir Suljagić, Mayor Advisor for public relations, by pointing out that this job will soon be done, and that some new things will be put on the site as well.
Agencies do not have the language options either
The state institutions (for example: the Presidency of BiH, the Council of Ministers of BiH and the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH) have all three official languages on their websites, but the websites of some civil agencies, for example: the Civil Service Agency of BiH, the Archive of BiH, and even the Institute for standardization of BiH, do not have the languages for all three constitutive nations in BiH, and there are only the options for Bosnian and English language.
Milenko Šajić, spokesperson of the Administrative service of Banja Luka, has said that the websites are mentioned nowhere in the Constitution and that he does not see why the website of this institution should contain the languages of other two constitutive nations.
"Websites of municipalities are not the official documents", Šajić has said.
The official website of Mostar also has only two language options for entering the site, by clicking on Croatian or Bosnian language, while in the Department for organization, legal affairs and general administration of Mostar we have been told that the job of administrator is to upload the contents on the official presentation of city.
"I would not know why it is this way. Administrators are only updating our website", has been said by one officer from the administration of Mostar.
The official website of the municipality of Bijeljina has a Serbian and English version, but neither officer of the Municipal administration of Bijeljina did want to comment on it.
Dževad Osmančević, chairman of the Council of Peoples of the RS, thinks that enabling the usage of any of the three official languages of BiH should be everywhere, and that in the case of having at least one representative of three constitutive nations, governments do not have a right to take away their right on language.
"This is not good, and we will deal with this issue by first chance. This way, right of an individual to receive the information on their own language, is being taken away from them", Osmančević has said.
He points out that a huge part of legal solutions, which come from the constitutional obligations, does not have concrete sanctions for such cases, and that only the Council of Peoples can initiate the question of violation of the vital national interest.
"In this particular case, I can say that the institution did not enable the availability on all official languages of BiH, so there is a basis for initiating the question of national interest", Osmančević has concluded.
Jovan Čizmović, chairman of the Advocacy Chamber of the RS, says that this case should be solved, and thinks that the websites of municipal and other institutions in the FBiH and the RS should have all three official languages.
"The usage of language and script is being solved by amendments in the regions of entities. I have not heard that someone has complained about it", Čizmović has said, by pointing out that this is a consequence of slow implementation of laws.