Jasenovac

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...

Serbia PM for unconditional dialogue with Plenkovic

Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Monday that there are "occurrences in Croatia about which Serbia cannot be satisfied," and added that he accepted an apology by his Croatian...

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...

A-HSP party protests conclusion on removal of Jasenovac plaque, police arrest its leader

The leader of the non-parliamentary far-right Autochthonous Croatian Party of Rights (A-HSP), Drazen Keleminec, and four other people were arrested for disturbing the peace at a protest rally held...

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...

Croatian Gov't to set up commission to tackle totalitarian symbols issue

The Croatian government will set up a commission which will propose appropriate institutional and legal frameworks so that Croatia's society could take a position on symbols of totalitarian...

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...

FM talks controversial memorial plaque in Jasenovac

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier on Monday addressed comments that the government was not reacting to a memorial plaque in Jasenovac inscribed with with the Ustasha...

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...

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...