CROATIA: President Milanovic – You Are Fired! An Open Letter To The President Of Croatia

President Zoran Milanovic, Were I confident that this letter would not end up in a wastepaper basket in your office then this letter would not be an Open Letter, but sadly my confidence is justifiably shaky. Were the matters I will address in this letter not matters that are of utmost importance for Croatia and […]

OPERATION FLASH 1st May 1995 Start Of Liberation Of Croatia From Serb Occupation And Brutal Aggression

Today, 1st May 2020, Croatia’s leftist president Zoran Milanovic walked out of a state ceremony in Okucani where memorial and wreath-laying was being held for the fallen in the military operation Flash that commenced the liberation of Croatian territory from Serb aggression and occupation. Milanovic walked away in protest after seeing one of the participants […]

Michael Palaich – Up Close And Personal For Croatia’s Freedom: “For Baka’s Homeland” A Book Review

“For Baka’s Homeland”/Michael Palaich – a book review by Ina Vukic Up close and personal – for freedom of Croatia! Michael Palaich’s “For Baka’s Homeland” is a soothingly powerful, reinvigorating and captivating book about roots of the invincible patriotism for his grandmother’s (baka’s) homeland lovingly cultivated far away from that homeland, in America. The object […]

Requiem for Bela Nemeth by Vladimir Jakopanec

(Book written in the Croatian language) A book review by Ina Vukic, February 2020 With the quiet, subdued, confused and detached exterior of Bela Nemeth throughout this novel the reader cannot shake off the constant feeling of suspense, of expectation, as to when Bela will, finally, lash out at the world around her and pour […]

Croatia: The Treason In Kreso Beljak

Today many countries’ laws forbid acts that are called treason, including insurrection and attempted coups (internal treason) and cooperating with foreign powers and enemies abroad. More loosely, people use the word to mean any serious betrayal of trust. Dictionaries define a traitor as a person who betrays someone or something, such as a friend, cause, […]

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 […]

In Croatia: A Robe of Political Evil

  When in this day and age in Croatia the president of the Croatian Peasant Party (Hrvatska seljačka stranka/HSS) declares at the Serbian Orthodox Christmas soirée organised by the Serbian National Council in Zagreb that he deeply believes in brotherhood and unity between Serbs and Croats chills run down the spine. Chills run down the […]

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 […]

Remember The Month of September – For Croatia!

  While Australian Croatians eagerly await in September the visit from Croatia of several outstanding people in the long-drawn and painful battles for free and democratic Croatia it is to be noted, with profound sadness but also with pride for the courage of Croatian people, that the month of September is marked by fierce battles […]

Croatia – Freedom’s Triumph Yet To Rise!

This weekend of 5th August 2018, like the same date days of past 23 years – as Croatia commemorates the 23rd Anniversary of military operation Storm, Victory Day, War Veterans’ Day and Homeland Gratitude Day – is sure to ruffle up many media pro-Serbian and pro-communist Yugoslavia feathers, dredging up persistently false Serb claims that […]

Croatia: Communist Bacteria Fester

A painful fury sets in. This week, authorities in Zagreb, Croatia, had actually permitted a march through its streets of some two hundred people who call themselves the Immortal Partisan Detachment and who stated they were marching to raise public awareness of people who gave their lives for a free Croatia (World War II)! The […]

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