Communism

Int'l conference on post-war monuments in post-communist Europe held in Zagreb

The event was organised by the Zagreb-based association SF:ius in cooperation with the Croatian chapter of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS).

Slovenian PM condemns post-war atrocities

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar on Monday condemned the mass executions in Slovenia committed by Tito's Partisans in the wake of the Second World War, but said that his government would not apologise for them because present-day Slovenia was not responsible for those atrocities.

Plenkovic: It's time to deal with the past

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Thursday that, by attending in Slovenia earlier today the burial of victims of the Yugoslav communist regime killed in 1945, he wanted to say that it was time to deal with the past.

WWII victims of communist crimes buried in Maribor

A commemoration for the victims of communist crimes exhumed at Huda Jama, Slovenia ended on Thursday with their burial at the war victims' memorial park Dobrava in Maribor, with Croatian and Slovenian state leaders attending.

Huda Jama one of 620 mass graves of victims killed in Slovenia in 1945

According the Slovenian commission in charge of identifying mass graves of victims killed in the wake of the Second World War, the Huda Jama mass grave is one of 620 identified multiple graves throughout Slovenia for victims executed by the Tito-led Partisans who performed extrajudicial killings from the period immediately after the Second World War.

800 victims from Huda Jama mass grave to be reburied in Maribor

According the Slovenian commission in charge of identifying mass graves of victims killed in the wake of the Second World War, an estimated 3000 victims were buried in the abandoned coal mine known as the Barbara Pit (Slovene: Barbara rov) in the town of Huda Jama.

Bishops say treatment of past inappropriate

The Croatian Bishops' Conference said in a press release on Saturday that at its 53rd plenary earlier this week the bishops considered "the inappropriate treatment of the past which is then reflected in our present" and that this referred to the treatment of the victims of the Jasenovac WWII concentration camp, those of the communist dictatorship and those of the 1991-95 Homeland War.

Lengsfeld for opening archives of Yugoslav communist secret service

Former Bundestag member Vera Lengsfeld said in Zagreb on Thursday that Croatia should open the archives of the former Yugoslav communist secret service as was done in Germany.