Croatia: Nationalist Or Sovereignist Vote?

Consolidation of the nation-state, not sovereign-state, is and should be at the very heart for progress in Croatia. Hence, at this time of political polarisation occurring around focus words for elections as prelude to imminent European Parliament elections in late May of this year (and general elections next year), the Independents for Croatia (Neovisni za […]

HURRY CROATIAN DIASPORA! REGISTER TO VOTE IN EU ELECTIONS

  If you live outside the Republic of Croatia and you are a citizen eligible to vote and you wish to vote – and I trust all do – then you must register to vote in these elections. Registration to vote expires on 15 May 2019 (hence, register before that date)in order to be able […]

Croatia: Caught In European Parliament Elections Storm

It’s been said many a time that the 23-26 May 2019 European Parliament (EUP) elections stand as the most important ones for the EU so far. Today, Europe is in flux; in continued movement and upheaval be it from Brexit process that’s disquieting corridors of power in the UK, in the EU, and wider, be […]

An invitation letter to the Croatian diaspora

First published CroatiaWeek   Dear Croatian Diaspora, In this day of age, with technology shrinking our world and making it possible for people to make an impact from anywhere, the Croatian diaspora has never been more important than now. The Contributions the Croatian diaspora have made to the Homeland are the bedrock of Croatian social, […]

Decommunisation – Crucible For Progress In Croatia/Lobbying In The Shadows Of Communism

Decommunisation as a concept enveloped in national legislative, educational, social and cultural platforms has gained vivid focus in our daily lives after the fall of the Berlin Wall and subsequent fall of communism in European countries. Decommunisation is a process of dismantling the legacies of the communist state establishments, culture, and psychology in the post-communist […]

“Reasonable Doubt – Spies, Police and the Croatian Six”: Australia’s Biggest Miscarriage Of Justice

  Interview with Hamish McDonald, author of “Reasonable Doubt – Spies, Police and the Croatian Six” April 2019, without a shadow of a doubt, will impress upon the Australian Croatian community, indeed the whole of the Australian and world’s community as a month that brings back the memories of terrifying fears and the 1970’s utterly […]

Radovan Karadzic The Butcher Of Bosnia – Given Life Sentence

The United Nations international criminal tribunal in The Hague has Wednesday 20 March 2019 rejected former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic’s appeal against his conviction for genocide and war crimes committed during the war of 1992-1995 that saw the bloody carving out of the so-called entity Serbian Republic within Bosnia and Herzegovina and increased his […]

Diaspora Croats Do Not Need An Arrogant And Paternalistic Homeland

The law in Croatia that provides for a “Croats Outside Croatia Day” does not recognise the value Croats living outside Croatia hold for Croatia, but it clearly and loudly points out the arrogance vis-à-vis Croats living outside Croatia that exists in Croatia. The law does not acknowledge nor recognise the fact that Croatians living outside […]

Unification – More a Gothic Horror Story Than a Disney Fairy Tale!

With ten weeks until the European Parliament elections, nerves (and patience?) of a large part of the Croatian electorate seem to be frazzled, worn out and overwhelmed. The growing election fever is becoming more and more swollen by the day in Croatia, and even the diaspora in which Croatian nationals, voters, live are not spared […]

No To “Croatians Outside Croatia Day” – Yes To “Croatians Day”!

Some ten or so days ago the Croatian government has come out with a proposal about declaring a “Croatians Outside the Republic of Croatia Day”! While celebrating the Croatian diaspora or Croats outside Croatia in such a way that they are allocated a Day in the nation’s calendar may appeal to some, or even many […]

Obtain Esther Gitman Book “Alojzije Stepinac: Pillar of Human Rights”

  The latest book by Dr. Esther Gitman, “Alojzije Stepinac: Pillar of Human Rights” can now be purchased online from the publisher “Kršćanska sadašnjost” / Christian Contemporaneity at http://www.ks.hr/alojzije-stepinac-pillar-of-human-rights “The book Alojzije Stepinac, the Pillar of Human Rights examines how a young priest, in his thirties, from a rural Croatia region rose to become a […]

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