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. […]

No Dogs, Catholics Or Muslims Allowed

The referendum held on 25 September 2016 in the entity of Serbian Republic (Republika Srpska/RS) within Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) regarding confirmation that 9 January should be set as public holiday for the celebration of the Day of Republika Srpska/Serbian Republic Statehood Day may to many in the outside world seem benign but given BiH’s […]

From Croatian Diaspora – Meet the New Archbishop Of Chicago, Blase Cupich

    Pope Francis will on Saturday 19 September 2014 name Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, a prelate closely identified with the Catholic Church’s progressive wing, to be the next archbishop of Chicago. Cupich was ordained a priest in 1975 and has experience as both a Catholic schoolteacher and pastor. In 1998, Pope John […]

Towards A Croatian Entity In Bosnia And Herzegovina

  When US diplomat Richard Holbrooke and former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt gathered Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks), Serbs and Croats together in 1995 at an American air force base near Dayton, Ohio, harassing them into a deal that would end years of terror, genocide and ethnic cleansing that became the modus operandi of what initially […]

Bob Dylan Charged With Insulting Behaviour And Incitement To Hatred Over Comments About Croatians

AFP Reports: Bob Dylan has been charged with insulting behaviour and incitement to hatred in France after a Croat group filed a complaint about an interview in Rolling Stone magazine, a judicial source says. It follows a legal complaint lodged by a Croat association in France over a 2012 interview Dylan gave to Rolling Stone […]

Carnage in Brisevo – Lest We Forget

Brisevo, like many places in Bosnia and Herzegovina, is in today’s Republika Srpska (Serbian Republic) political entity. It came to be so after Serb forces caused carnage, massacred, raped, ethnically cleansed non-Serb population – young and old. 73 Croatian civilians were massacred in Brisevo during 24th and 25th July 1992. The carnage continued almost incessantly […]

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