Jasenovac

President against manipulating with number of Jasenovac victims

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Saturday that one should not manipulate with the number of victims of the WWII Jasenovac concentration camp and that the canonisation of Alojzije...

Bartholomew says Jasenovac new martyrs are heroes and saints of entire Orthodox Church

Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople said on Saturday while officiating the liturgy in the Orthodox Church in Jasenovac that ancient Serb Orthodox and Jasenovac new martyrs were heroes and...

Bartholomew I of Constantinople calls for respecting all innocent victims

The Jasenovac martyrs are as worthy as the first martyrs and only when we learn to respect the suffering of others will we have learnt something of our own suffering, Patriarch Bartholomew I of...

Serbian PM accuses Croatia of reviving Ustasha ideology

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on Friday harshened his rhetoric regarding Croatia, describing it as "a place where Ustasha ideology is being revived", and threatened at the same time that...

Commemoration Day for WWII Roma victims in Ustica camp

With messages that the Roma are an integral part of Croatian history and that they enrich the country's multiculturalism and need to be better integrated with Croatian society, a commemoration was...

Jasenovac concentration camp victims commemorated

Former Croatian President and honorary SABA president Stjepan Mesic said that three separate commemorations for the Jasenovac concentration camp victims were the result of an attempt to falsify...

More than 2,000 people gather for commemoration in Jasenovac

More than 2,000 people arrived in Jasenovac on Sunday to attend a commemoration for the Jasenovac concentration camp victims, organised by the Alliance of Antifascist Fighters and Antifascists (...

Rally held in Zagreb against attempts to downplay atrocities in WW2 death camps

The rally was supported by the Coordinating Committee of Jewish Communities in Croatia, the Serb National Council (SNV), the Roma National Council and the Association of Croatian Anti-Fascist...

Serbian Orthodox dignitary holds service to remember Jasenovac victims

"We are here not to concern ourselves with numbers or to add or subtract the victims of this horrific place but to pray that the victims may rest in peace," Metropolitan Porfirije was quoted as...

Official state commemoration for Jasenovac death camp victims held

The victims of the World War II Jasenovac concentration camp were commemorated on Friday, on the 71st anniversary of the breakout of 600 inmates of the Ustasha-run death camp, of whom 100 survived...

Minister: Responsibility lies with those boycotting official Jasenovac commemoration

Asked by reporters who was responsible for the fact that three commemorations were being held, Hasanbegovic said: "Those who are boycotting the official state commemoration." Asked if he felt...

Croatia not successor to any criminal regime, culture minister says

"Certain associations have objected to three points. The first are certain incidents in society from which the government has clearly distanced itself and behind which it never stood....

HNS won't attend Jasenovac commemorations, calls for unity

Representatives of the opposition Croatian People's Party (HNS) will not officially take part in this year's commemorative events for the victims of the WWII Ustasha-run Jasenovac concentration...

Roma MP will attend Jasenovac commemoration organised by anti-fascists

Speaking in an interview with Croatian Radio, Kajtazi said he did not attend Friday's commemoration organised by the Coordinating Committee of Jewish Communities in Croatia because he had not been...

Kraus: Separate commemorations result of revitalisation of Ustasha ideology in society

"We have come here because the revitalisation of Ustasha ideology is indeed present in Croatia and is only condemned in passing. It is like an avalanche that has been rolling for more than a year...