Finally But Poor Justice For Croatian Civilians Horrendously Tortured By Yugoslav Army In Morinj, Montenegro, 1991-1992

For the people of Dubrovnik (Croatia), Morinj is a symbol of horrendous sufferings endured by the Dubrovnik’s residents who ended up in Morinj (near Kotor, Montenegro) concentration camp. From the total of 440 Croats from Dubrovnik who suffered torture at the hands of Serb and Montenegrin camps 300 of them endured the horrors of Morinj […]

Croatia: Dubrovnik Summer Festival 2013 – Verdi and Wagner’s Meeting Place!

No doubt about it: for a person on the trail of cultural uplifting, musical extravaganza, basking in the splendour and achievements in performing and fine arts … Croatia is the place to lower your anchors in during summer months, in particular. The festival atmosphere filled with enthusiasm has been building up via thrilling crescendos for […]

Croatia – Electoral Law Groundhog Day

31.5% of Dubrovnik’s eligible voters came out to vote at the Referendum (for or against the proposed development of area Srdj [Srđ] above the city into an elite golf course and apartments) last Sunday. Not a big turnout, but some 80% of those that did vote voted against the development. While the referendum initiators (those […]

Today’s Croatian Responsibilities – No Cyrillic in Vukovar

By Dr. Slobodan Lang (10 February 2013) Translated into English by Ina Vukic The most important question for today’s Croatia is, by far, that of its demographic health. A wrong diagnosis is a criminal act in medicine and a right diagnosis without therapy, is immoral. The whole truth must be determined and, on basis of […]

Croatia: Bridge over troubled water

Connecting Croatian territory into a continuous body of land has become addled by political rumdumm from all sides (Croatian and Bosnian and Herzegovinian). The issue of Peljesac Bridge that would provide for the uninterrupted access to all Croatian districts and land, border issue, hots up as Croatia’s imminent entry into the European Union draws nearer […]

Calls to annul the Croatian EU accession referendum question its legitimacy

An enormous legal storm seems to be brewing in Croatia. Almost the minute the referendum results were announced (late in the night of  22 January) in favour of EU accession the former deputy parliamentary speaker of Croatia, Vladimir Seks (HDZ), boasted: “…without the changes in the Constitution, agreed to between HDZ and SDP, the referendum […]

Christmas for Croatia

A Reuters news article of a couple of days ago carried the title: ”Croat’s Christmas now comes with a million lights”. http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/12/us-croatia-christmas-idUSTRE7BB0O820111212 In this season when Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ the “million lights” touches the heart deeply – especially for Croatians whose Christmases have more often than not been in darkness for […]

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