Croatian MEP Joins Urge For Stepping-Up Dealing With Communist Crimes

EPP

  With the new European Union Parliament on the way since elections in May 2014 and the election last week of Jean-Claude Juncker as the European Commission President there is a movement that caught my attention from the European Peoples’ Party (EPP) to make stronger steps forward regarding doing something about communist crimes rather than […]

Salona – the ancient capital of Dalmatia

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Originally posted on Go Hvar:
Driving into Split on the main road from Trogir, you pass by what appears to be a large municipal park with some ruins. Most people are probably too busy watching the traffic to pay much attention. But these ruins are what’s left of Salona, Dalmatia’s largest and most important city…

Same-Sex Life Partnership – A Step Forward In Croatian Democracy

Croatian Parliament votes on
same sex life partnership law
Photo: Cropix

  Homophobia was the social norm in communist Yugoslavia   The significant levels of homophobia that regrettably still exist in Croatia (as it does in other countries) are not solely the product of Catholic indoctrination over the years as many, including the current communist-nostalgic government, would like to claim but rather the product of complex […]

Croatia: Benghazy Scrubber Scrubs Western Balkans

Croatia Forum

  Lately, Victoria Nuland, US Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia, is best known, or, rather, notorious, for her role in objecting to the initial set of the Benghazi attack talking points when she reportedly asked that references to al Qaeda and previous CIA warnings about threats posed to U.S. diplomats in Libya […]

Towards A Croatian Entity In Bosnia And Herzegovina

19 Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide
Photo: Reuters

  When US diplomat Richard Holbrooke and former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt gathered Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks), Serbs and Croats together in 1995 at an American air force base near Dayton, Ohio, harassing them into a deal that would end years of terror, genocide and ethnic cleansing that became the modus operandi of what initially […]

On the Nineteenth Anniversary of Srebrenica

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Originally posted on Eyes of the Mind:
Genocide denial has such a beguilingly pleasant façade.  It’s nothing like what I imagined as a child.  I grew up thinking that ‘deniers’ were skinheads or crackpots who collected Nazi paraphernalia. The reality is, of course, far more uncomfortable. I have lost count of the number of people…

Croatian Serb War Crimes Indicted Goran Hadzic – An Ordinary Family Man From Hell

  A significant war crimes case at the Hague against Goran Hadzic has last week Thursday 3 July reached its defence stage. In 1992, Goran Hadzic was elected President of the self-proclaimed Republic of Serbian Krajina (RSK), a territory seized from Croatia by Serbs in rebellion against Croatia’s declaration of independence from communist Yugoslavia. According […]

Croatia: Antifascists Vilify Veterans To The Disgrace Of The Nation

Damir Markus Kutina

On 9 May of this year the mayor of the city of Split, Ivo Baldasar (a Social Democrat) presided over the unveiling of the monument to the 9th HOS Battalion Rafael Vitez Boban. Croatia’s communist lot, who boldly call themselves antifascists even though no antifascist organisation in the world protect from condemnation and processing of […]

Croatia’s 2014 Dalmacija Wine Expo: Three Things I Learned

Dingač (Photo © Cliff Rames)

Originally posted on Wines of Croatia:
By Cliff Rames © 2014 Sensory overload. That is how I would describe any one of my whirlwind visits to Croatia. I mean it in a positive way. The country is simply brimming with vinous, culinary and natural delights. Gnarly old grapevines improbably clinging to sun baked seaside slopes. Nearly…

Croatian Campaign “Don’t Touch The Children” Goes Global

Launching the global campaign 
"Don't Touch The Children"
in Croatia, May 2014
From left: Borna Jurcevic from Croatian
Citizens' Initiative "Don't Touch The Children"
with dr. Judith Reisman and Timothy Tate
Photo: CI "Don't Touch The Children"

    On April 23 of 2014 the United Nations granted special consultative status at the Economic and Social Council of the UN (ECOSOC) to the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction. It is held that this status gives the Kinsey Institute an important voice in global public policy. However, it is […]

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