Croatian Parliament Declaration On Position of Croats In Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Croatian Parliament has Friday 14 December 2018 adopted the proposed Declaration on the Position of Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) (PDF Declaration). Votes for were 81, against 11 and abstaining 4. Hence, the desired consensus was not reached, which leaves space for ongoing political manipulation and set backs in the lobbying for strengthening […]

Stand Down Croatia’s Ombudswoman

In normal or functioning democracies the Ombudsman cannot investigate politics, let alone create its platforms or incite hatred based on politics and Croatia’s Ombudswoman Lora Vidovic is doing exactly that! Croatia’s ombudswoman Lora Vidovic published a report on 19 November in which she accused a number of state institutions of endangering the fundamental values of […]

Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Komsic affair – restored!

Balkan history is replete with examples of how disingenuous political tactics used to establish an ethnic hegemony lead to tragedy. Unfortunately, people who refuse to recognize history’s mistakes are prone to repeating them. By Gordon N. Bardos/ transcoflict  Some six years ago, the present author did a mathematical analysis of Bosnia’s 2010 electoral results which […]

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Croatia’s Foreign Foreign Affairs

  Looking at the political climate across the world and all its turbulent tags that come in onslaughts such as free trade, monetary unions, CNN, mainstream media control, nongovernment organisations, one can easily gather that the idea of states being independent and sovereign entities is collapsing. Focusing on Croatia in this milieu one can see […]

Charles Billich – Master Of Surrealism

  One of the world’s greatest contemporary surrealist artists, Charles Billich, just happens to live in Sydney, Australia, with Croatian roots that inspire his paintings that, without exception, leave one awestruck and wonderfully delighted. Just ahead of the 30th anniversary of one of the world’s greatest surrealists, Salvador Dali, Charles Billich, unveiling his new surreal-style […]

WHAT IS LUSTRATION?

«WHAT IS LUSTRATION? MODELS OF LUSTRATION IN THE POST COMMUNIST EUROPEAN COUNTRIES» By Kristina Gogic Lustration is the process of making something clear or pure. The term is taken from the Roman lustrum purification rituals The term has been adapted to the purge of government officials who were once affiliated with the Communist system in […]

Croatian Origin And Citizenship Act Disaster

Croatian ancestry (Croatian origin), in terms of “automatic” right to Croatian citizenship under the Citizenship Act, stops with parents! Even in the current proposals for amendments to the Act! Shame on you, Croatian government! “Article 4 (of Croatian Citizenship Act currently in force) A child acquires Croatian citizenship by origin: 1. if both of his […]

Croatia, Migrant Crisis And Marrakesh Agreement

  The recently increased Croatian border control/protection activities and the mainstream media’s focus on scuffles and clashes between migrants and Bosnian police draw the attention to a much bigger problem and issue hovering over the world, not just Croatia. That issue appears to be laced with the fact that the focus on illegal migration remains […]

A Matter For Self-Preservation: Croatians In Bosnia and Herzegovina

On Sunday 7 October 2018, Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) held general elections, including for its three-member presidency. The multi-ethnic institution, which includes one representative from each of the country’s three ethnic communities – the Croats, the Muslim Bosniaks and the Serbs – is one of the power-sharing bodies established to promote and sustain equal rights in the […]

Interview With Zeljko Glasnovic – Croatian Diaspora MP

  By Stjepan Ivan Mandic, Fenix Magazine Translation into English: Ina Vukic Croatians In the diaspora carry Croatia in their hearts.  Croatia must professionalise its administration and its public governance. It must have functional institutions that would implement laws. Independent judiciary that would guarantee safety in the administration of law must exist, Zeljko Glasnovic said. […]

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