Hague Appeals Chamber Reverses Trial Conclusion Against Croatia’s Leaders

Six Croats from
Herceg-Bosna 
at ICTY in The Hague, 2013
Photo: ICTY

  The Hague Tribunal ICTY rejected Monday 18 July 2016 the request of the Republic of Croatian to join the appeal case against the six former Bosnia and Herzegovina Croatian senior officials from the 1990’s Herceg-Bosna part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Jadranko Prlic, Bruno Stojic, Slobodan Praljak, Milivoj Petkovic, Valentin Coric and Berislav Pusic. As […]

Communist Yugoslavia Verdict Against Croatia’s Blessed Aloysius Stepinac Quashed

Dr Esther Gitman
Presenting the truth about
Stepinac in EU Parliament
June 2016
Photo: Croatian Catholic University

A true, brilliant face of justice stepped out into the streets of Croatia and the world last Friday! On 22 July 2016 Zagreb Country Court issued a judgment of great historical and political importance, announcing the complete annulment of the sentence against the archbishop of Zagreb, Aloysius Stepinac, passed by the politically rigged communist Yugoslav […]

Outrageous Claim Against Croats By Australian TV Host

Senator Pauline Hanson and Tony Jones
Photo: ABC TV Q&A Screenshot 19 July 2016

If “democracy in action (where the audience asks the questions)”, as Australia’s ABC TV program QandA describes itself, includes the right of the TV program’s host (Tony Jones) to insult a community (Croatian) by uttering untruths, evidently fabricating facts that have no resemblance to the truth, seemingly in order to make his guest (Queensland Senator […]

Croatia Producing The Smartest Bench In The World

Croatia's innovator Ivan Mrvos
sitting on his Smart Bench

It’s a cliché but the future truly is in the hands of the young. And despite the sewers of politics that pollute our lives daily or the terror that holds many of our streets in the world it is always a wonderful cheer to see young people succeed in their endeavours to better their and […]

Death Prevents Justice Once Again For Croat Victims Of Serb War Crimes

Serb war criminal Goran Hadzic
2015/2016

  Croatian Serb rebel leader Goran Hadzic, 58, former leader of the 1990’s self-proclaimed Serbian Republic of Krajina (part of Croatian territory occupied, ethnically cleansed of Croats and other non-Serbs, terrorised and devastated) who was tried by the UN war crimes court ICTY – International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia) over his role in […]

“In The Eye Of The Storm” – Ante Gugo Book – Bringing Of Peace To Southeast Europe

Ante Gugo, 2015

  Croatian war reporter’s, journalist’s and writer’s Ante Gugo’s best-selling non-fiction book in Croatia “Storm Which We Could Not Avoid” first released in 2015 in the Croatian language, twenty years after Croatia’s August 1995 swift and skillful Operation Storm liberated Krajina part of Croatia’s territory occupied and ethnically cleansed by Serb forces in early 1990’s, […]

EU, Croatia and Brexit

Croatia and Brexit

  The European Union has seen numerous crises come and go and some staying stubbornly put – e.g. last year’s rejection by many member states to take in EU-stipulated quotas of refugees/migrants, but the 23 June 2016 Brexit vote in the United Kingdom has perhaps forced upon the EU the biggest crisis yet – bigger […]

Croatia – Historic Day For Small And Medium Business

Minister Tomislav Tolusic
Photo:Patrik Macek/Pixsell

  A long awaited lift to the prospects of desperately needed boost to small to medium business enterprise in Croatia has finally surfaced, promising to prop-up the dying economy and revitalise job numbers, create new jobs there where it counts when it comes to preventing people leaving Croatia in search of jobs elsewhere. Small and […]

Life And Actions of Blessed Aloysius Stepinac – As Clean As A Whistle

Second from left: Dr Esther Gitman
Alojzije Stepinac Conference EU Parliament
June2016

  Croatian member of the European Parliament Marijana Petir, the Zagreb Archdiocese and the Croatian Catholic University organised in the EU Parliament an exhibition on the life and work of the Blessed Aloysius Stepinac; the exhibition was opened at the European Parliament in Brussels on the evening of Tuesday 14 June 2016 and this important […]

Interview With Dr Andrew Theophanous – Croatia’s Independence 25 Years On

Andrew Theophanous 16 Janu 1992.JPEG

  An interview by Ina Vukic with Dr Andrew Theophanous, a former member of Australian parliament for 21 years, whose ardent support for the international recognition of Croatian independence was of key importance during the early 1990’s. In 1996 Croatia’s president Dr Franjo Tudjman awarded Dr Theophanous with a Medal of Honor – the Order […]

Croatia: Snappy Dissolution Of Parliament To Snap Elections

Croatian Parliament

  Croatian politicians have Monday 20 June voted to dissolve the parliament, paving the way for snap elections after bringing down the fragile five-month old government last week through vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic. The dissolution of parliament “will become effective on July 15“, speaker Zeljko Reiner said on Monday 20 […]

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