Croatia: Lustration To Stop Sinking Deeper Into Mediocrity

  I have lost count of the number of times General Zeljko Glasnovic, Member of Croatian Parliament for the Diaspora, has emphasised and warned in his public and parliamentary appearances that the Croatian diaspora is purposefully excluded from Croatian social, economic and political life and development…and that this must be rectified in order for Croatia […]

Do Not Touch The HOS Flag

  The trend in current, recent events in Croatia to do with HOS (Croatian Defence Forces) flag and symbols that it carried and carries, particularly the salutation “For Home Ready” (Za Dom Spremni) call for a somewhat amplified set of observations, which point in the direction of brazen attempts to insult and degrade the very […]

Dragnet Injustice Lurks Around Canonisation of Alojzije Stepinac

According to the words spoken during his “fight against the canonisation of Croatia’s Alojzije Stepinac” visit to Serbia on about 26 July 2017, an Israeli Holocaust expert, Professor Gideon Greif, seems adamant that the people who intend to canonise Croatian WWII Archbishop of Zagreb, Alojzije Stepinac, are “criminals who are mocking the victims of Jasenovac” […]

Croatia: Distressing Taste Of Red

As far as many are concerned, wearing a red dress (red being the colour symbol of communism that has mass murdered hundreds of thousands of innocent Croats until 1990) scored no positive points but those of unease for the president of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, at the official state celebration 5 August in the town […]

Croatia: Trade War Winds Blowing From Serbia

  The contribution of domestic agricultural and fishing industries income is about 5% of Croatia’s GDP and that is a trend that roughly follows other, more developed countries and one would not like to see the contribution on a downward spiral. Agriculture has always been and is likely to remain for some time, an important […]

Croatia: No Apology For Defending People And Country

Article 51 of the UN Charter clearly recognises “the inherent right of individual or collective self-defence if an armed attack occurs against a Member of the United Nations” by anyone. To put it further, the inherent right to self-defence extends to all, whether members of the UN or not. But it seems this right to […]

Croatia Testing Brexit Waters

From Politico – David M. Herszenhorn Senior Croatian officials, including Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, have asked the EU’s top Brexit negotiator to ensure that Croats can live and work in Britain starting next July and thereby benefit from any deal on the rights of EU citizens in the U.K. once it leaves the bloc in […]

Another Croatian Maliciously Convicted By Yugoslav Communist Regime – Rehabilitated

Zagreb county court on Thursday 20 July 2017 published its decision to quash the verdicts that communist Yugoslav “people’s” courts handed down on 21 November 1945 convicting and pronouncing death-by-firing-squad sentence to academic Filip Lukas, in absentia, over his close ties with the WWII Independent Croatia movement. Wise and careful, Prof. Lukas fled Croatia just […]

Serbia Forces Croatian Operation Storm Into Intense False Memory Battlefield

  You are on the side of the victorious; of those who defeated aggression, occupiers, injustice and mass murderers! Now, just imagine this: World War II Allied countries celebrate victory and they get criticised and demonised for not commemorating their enemy’s war dead or displaced at the same time! You can’t imagine such criticism – […]

Croatia: Bell Tolls For Yugoslav Communists

  The enduring determination of Croatia’s defenders – war veterans from 1990’s Homeland war – in rejecting the still-present communist mindset in the governance of the country and the growing swell of smaller or new political parties and their followers designed to “change Croatia away from communist heritage” in essence mean that the bell tolls […]

Breaking Bread With The Diaspora

It has come to my attention that the Office of the President of Croatia is on 21 July organising “Open Doors Day for Croatian Diaspora and Croatian Minority Communities Abroad”. One does, however, from the perspective of Croatia itself, wonder why “Croatian ethnic minorities abroad” are separated in this event’s title from the concept of […]

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