Dervo Sejdić is a prominent Bosnian Roma and vice president of NGO Kali Sara Roma Information Center.
He and Jacob Finci, a prominent Bosnian Jew and Bosnia and Herzegovina's ambassador to Switzerland. have launched an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights on the basis that Bosnia's Constitution violates the European Convention on Human Rights. A judgement was handed down in their favour in September 2009. See Sejdić and Finci v. Bosnia and Herzegovina. The resolution of the constitutional issue at the centre of the case is a major obstacle to Bosnia and Herzegovina's progress towards EU accession.