Croatia’s Government Turning A Deaf Ear To Concerns From Diaspora

  On Saturday 9 November 2019 the 3rd meeting of Government’s Advisory Council for Croats living outside of Croatia was held in the town of Varazdin. The Advisory is made up of some fifty-five Croats from all over the world (9 from Bosnia and Herzegovina, 17 from Croatian minorities in European countries and 29 from […]

Croatia: Unrelenting Woes For The House of Antun Gustav Matos – cultural centre in Tovarnik

Suffice to say: every nation cherishes and celebrates its own remarkable people and when it comes to cultural icons then special care is taken in ensuring they stand out for the world to see and marvel at. This is because national cultural icons are among the essential elements that define sense of national identity and […]

Dishing Out Crumbs To Croatian Diaspora In New Croatian Citizenship Amendment Act

The Croatian Parliament has on October 18, 2019, passed the Croatian Citizenship Amendment Act (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama zakona o hrvatskom državljanstvu) and the amendments will come into effect as of, and including, 1st January 2020. So what are the changes/amendments to the Croatian Citizenship Act or law that are of particular interest to […]

Australian Croats With Zeljko Glasnovic MP

Retired General Zeljko Glasnovic, Independent Member of Croatian Parliament for Croats living abroad and in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has been touring Australia since the 17th of October 2019 and as his tour draws to an end, I asked him about his experiences and observations:     You have spent the past 12 days visiting […]

Croats of Australia Celebrate 50 Years of the Australian Croatian Club O’Connor in Canberra

When, in 1979, Mario Despoja, Chargé d’Affaires of the Croatian Embassy in Canberra, raised and founded by the Australian Croatian immigrant community defying Communist Yugoslavia and advocating for an independent Croatia, left the building for the last time, as required by the laws of Australia and Communist Yugoslavia, one thing is for certain: in his […]

Nobel Prizegiving Decisions: Gone To The Dogs

War Crimes Apologist Peter Handke To The Critics Of Genocide Perpetrated By Serbs: “You can stick your corpses up your arse!” No declarative words can describe the emotions and content triggered by this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature better than the idiom “gone to the dogs”. Nobel Prize has all gone badly wrong and lost […]

Croatia: The End of Anti-Fascism

A European Parliament resolution has 19 September 2019 condemned Communism as equivalent to Nazism. To my view equating communism with Nazism is not enough; communism or its fantasy name of anti-fascism surpasses in the bulk of its crimes any other regime known to humanity. The moral superiority Anti-Fascists of Croatia (of Yugoslavia and all other […]

Croatian Being: Honour, Integrity, Faithfulness, Courage and Selfless Sacrifice

The heroism and love of homeland and self-determination of the 16th century Croatian nobleman and general, Viceroy of Croatia when Croatia was part of Austro-Hungarian Empire, Count Nikola Zrinski (also known as Nikola Subic Zrinski and Nikola Zrinski of Sziget) (1508 -1566) are well entrenched into the glorious history of Croatian people. Although Nicholas fought […]

People’s Action of Proclaiming Exclusive Economic Zone of the Croatian State

As one of its projects Croatian National Ethical Tribunal, all of which have been significant for Croatian people and nation, is taking action for “National Reveille of Croatian Sovereignty” and announces: Actio Popularis – People’s Action of Proclaiming Exclusive Economic Zone of the Croatian State (EEZ), under the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of […]

Rebuttal to Seb Starcevic’s Rant Claiming Croatian Celebration of Fascism in Australia

  Seb Starcevic’s article is an example that evidences the fact that we still do not live in a post-truth world and never have. On the contrary, we live in a pre-truth world where truth is yet to arrive. Seb Starcevic’s article “In Australia, some Croats openly celebrate fascism,” published  on Balkaninsight portal on 10th […]

Interview With Charles Billich – A Remarkable Life!

  Interview by Ina Vukic On a day that approached his 85th birthday I walked into the Billich Gallery at The Rocks in Sydney to conduct an interview with the Croatian born, world acclaimed and awarded Australian surrealist Charles Billich as if it was any other day. I knew from previous experiences I would find […]

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