Croatia: Abomination In Hauling Out Communist Memorabilia

The time has come – communist threads must be torn away. The mind boggles at the reality today that there are still too many pro-communist Yugoslavia people walking the streets of Croatia. The nostalgia for the long-gone days of Yugoslavia encountered on the streets often wears the cloak of misguided memories of a life that […]

Croatia: Sorry Prime Minister – There’s Nothing Sober About Communist Crimes

Like in some disturbingly teasing political oh-no-not-this-reality-show-again, Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic keeps showing us through his actions that he is out of touch with reality when it comes to duly acknowledging the serious divisions in society sprouting from the past totalitarian regimes and is alarmingly way off the mark when it comes to dealing […]

Croatia: President Paid Respects To Victims Of WWII Jasenovac Camp And Prime Minister Did Not!

  The past week has marked the 70th anniversary of liberation of WWII concentration camps throughout Europe. In Croatia, on 22 April 1945 some 600 prisoners at the Jasenovac camp revolted and broke out; most were killed in this break out. 22nd April is the official Remembrance Day for the victims of Jasenovac camp. On […]

Croatia: Symbols Of Communist Yugoslavia Totalitarian Regime Evicted From Highest Office In The Land

“Blessed are those who act justly, who always do what is right” (Psalm 106:3)   Croatia’s President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has kept her promise and evicted Josip Broz Tito (the bust of Josip Broz Tito and other artifacts, legacy of Tito and his wife Jovanka)  from the Office of the President, Yesterday 19 March 2015.   […]

Croatian MEP Joins Urge For Stepping-Up Dealing With Communist Crimes

  With the new European Union Parliament on the way since elections in May 2014 and the election last week of Jean-Claude Juncker as the European Commission President there is a movement that caught my attention from the European Peoples’ Party (EPP) to make stronger steps forward regarding doing something about communist crimes rather than […]

Appraising Croatia As Nation In Transit From Communism

On its website, the US based “Freedom House” says about itself that it “is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom around the world”. Whether Freedom House is an independent organisation is an issue that is best judged by individuals at large; while its research figures and scales upon which it measures […]

Croatia: Communist Pollution Flutters On

Friday 23 August was the European Day of Remembrance of victims of totalitarian regimes/ Nazism and Communism. “Millions were killed during World War II and more suffered under totalitarian regimes for decades after the war ended. To commemorate these victims and to make sure that we build our future while remembering our past, 23 August […]

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