Fascism

Bishop: "For the homeland, ready!" salute neither good nor bad, but historically burdened

The Bishop of Dubrovnik, Mate Uzinic, said on Saturday that the salute "For the homeland, ready!" was neither good nor bad, but that it was historically burdened.

MP calls on parliament speaker to use his authority to have Jasenovac plaque removed

Giovanni Sponza, a member of Parliament from the Istrian Democratic Party (IDS), on Tuesday called on Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov to use his authority to make the relevant institutions remove a...

Croatian PM apologises for Jasenovac memorial plaque containing Ustasha salute

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Sunday apologised to all who had felt insulted by a memorial plaque with the Ustasha salute "For the homeland, ready" put up in Jasenovac, but added that the...

Committee: "For the homeland, ready" insults victims of Jasenovac concentration camp

On Wednesday morning reporters were initially allowed to attend the Committee's session, but the Committee members requested to discuss the matter behind closed doors and only later informed the...

HOS veterans says "For the Homeland, Ready!" not a fascist salute

Croatian Defence Force (HOS) veterans told a news conference on Thursday that 1991 HOS volunteers were not fascists, but true anti-fascists who fought against Serbian fascism, adding that the...

Plenkovic says Croatia must take legal position towards totalitarian system symbols

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Tuesday it was necessary for Croatian politicians and experts to find a legal solution by which the state would clearly voice its position towards symbols...

PM dismisses claims of reviving fascism in Croatia

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) on Monday dismissed the insinuations about the revival of fascism in the Croatian society, assessed that the erection of the...

U.S. official says fascistisation not visible in Croatia

A senior US official said on Monday that fascistisation was not visible in Croatia, as claimed by Serbia, which has called on the international community to react to "the expansion of fascism" in...

Serbian minister calls on EU to react to 'expansion of fascism' in Croatia

Serbian Labour and Social Welfare Minister Aleksandar Vulin on Sunday called on Europe to react to "the expansion of fascism" in Croatia, saying that putting up a plaque reading "For the Homeland...

Brazilian director Filho warns of rise of fascist ideas

Brazilian director Kleber Mendonca Filho on Wednesday marked the premiere of his movie at the Cannes Film Festival by warning about the threat of what he said were fascist ideas in his nation...

Anniversary of Zagreb liberation, Europe Day marked by SABH

"Our roots are in the anti-Fascist movement in Croatia during World War II, and peace cannot be built on lies," Habulin said explaining that one should not declare the defeated forces victors and...

Monument to fascism victims in Zagreb desecrated with fascist graffiti

"The site of the biggest mass crime in Zagreb's history was desecrated with fascist graffiti," Documenta said in a press release, adding that fascist insignia were scrawled on the central monument...