Bleiburg

Bosnian Serb leader resents bishop's comparison of Banja Luka and Bleiburg

In his open letter, Dodik said that with his statement Komarica hit a raw nerve, namely the issue of victims of Ustasha crimes committed in World War II, whom he described as "the holiest martyrs...

Catholic bishop compares Banja Luka to Bleiburg

Banja Luka Catholic Bishop Franjo Komarica on Tuesday compared the plight of Croats at Bleiburg, Austria at the end of WWII with the crimes and expulsions committed in Banja Luka, Bosnia and...

Serbian minister expects EU to respond to commemoration of "Croatian Nazis"

Vulin said that "Serbia cannot change Croatia" but that it can ask the EU to treat its member as it would treat any other country.

Reiner at Bleiburg: Let's stop with division and let's live for future of our children

Reiner said that all those who arrived in the Bleiburg field today came to express their disagreement with the policy of crime.

Reiner and Karamarko lay wreaths in Bleiburg and Tezno

Croatian parliament and government delegations, headed by Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner and First Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Karamarko, laid wreaths at the monument in Tezno, Slovenia on...

Petrov lays wreath at Bleiburg, says: "Let's stop being hostage to the past"

"Let's stop the 'us and them' divisions and let's deal with the problems of our citizens together," Petrov said, adding that it was time Croatia stopped being hostage to its past and to divisions...

PM issues message ahead of Bleiburg commemoration

Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Friday visited Tezno in Slovenia and Bleiburg in Austria where he lit candles in memory of Croatian soldiers and civilians killed there at the end of the Second...

Documenta calls for tribute to all victims of WW2 and its aftermath

"We must not forget retaliatory executions at Tezno (Slovenia) and other sites of mass murder in Slovenia and Croatia as well as impermissible abuse of those who survived those death marches," the...

President received delegation of Honorary Bleiburg Platoon

The central commemoration marking the anniversary of Croats killed at Bleiburg field in Austria at the end of World War Two will be held on Saturday, May 14.

Parliament restores its sponsorship of Bleiburg commemoration

The Croatian parliament will again sponsor commemorations of the Bleiburg tragedy, the parliamentary presidency decided on Thursday with four votes in favour and two against.

Milanovic: Majority has right to sponsor whatever it wants, including Bleiburg commemoration

I visited Tezno several times to pay respect to the victims, to people who were killed without trial. They should not have been killed even if they had been put on trial, but they were killed and...