Minority

Plenkovic: PM-designate decides about gov't make-up

Commenting on Croatian Serb official Milorad Pupovac's statement that his SDSS party would not support a government that would include Zlatko Hasanbegovic, Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader...

DIP dismisses objection to Hungarian minority MP's election

DIP dismissed the objection as unfounded, saying that every voter had the right to inspect their data in the voter register and ask for their amendment or correction...

Orepic urges Pupovac not to discuss issue of false residence registration outside its main context

Minister of the Interior Vlaho Orepic on Sunday called on Serb National Council (SNV) president Milorad Pupovac not to discuss the issue of false residence registrations outside its main context...

Croatian Serb official says minister's statement worrying

The president of the Serb National Council (SNV), Milorad Pupovac, has described as worrying the statement by Minister of the Interior Vlaho Orepic that the Serb minority in Vukovar had...

Conference on integration of the Roma held in Zagreb

Promoting the inclusion of all relevant actors, notably women and the youth, in the implementation of the National Strategy for the Inclusion of the Roma until 2020, was the focus of an...

Playground opened in Slavonski Brod neighbourhood with 500 Roma children

A new playground was opened in a neighbourhood in the eastern town of Slavonski Brod where more than 500 Roma children live.

Bishop exposed to invective after mentioning war atrocities

Later in the day, the Mayor of Banja Luka of Dodik's SNSD also condemned Komarica's statement in the strongest terms.

Jews won't allow belittling of respect for Holocaust victims, says Kraus

Attempts to tailor the past with the approval of the ruling authorities and failure to penalise such events in the past year must worry every decent citizen of Croatia, said the chairman of the...

Croatia observes Holocaust Remembrance Day

Members of the Jewish Community in Zagreb as well as the Bet Israel organisation held commemorations in Zagreb and Krapina, with state and local authorities attending the events.

 

Culture Ministry says criticisms over Edit publishing company unfounded

"Funds for the normal functioning of Edit should be ensured from the state budget, through the Office for Ethnic Minorities, which is in charge of funding for work programmes of ethnic minorities...

Parl. committee wants court to check constitutionality of Vukovar town statute

The motion was supported by six committee members, while four committee members from the ruling HDZ and Bridge parties voted against, and former Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS) member...

DSHV's activities difficult due to lack of cooperation between Serbia, Croatia

He said he wanted to believe that this situation was partly the result of the election campaign in Serbia, but added that it was possible that Vojislav Seselj's acquittal was also hampering the...

Croat party expects one seat in Serbian parliament, says official

"We will not take part in the elections on our own because we would need to collect 10,000 signatures for that, which, proportionately, would be the same as if the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS)...

Serbian officials dismiss Croatian minister's claims about Croat minority's rights

"Serbia does meet all international standards regarding minority rights. Our election system clearly defines that the 5% election threshold does not apply to minority slates but rather that...

Hahn says Serbia must ensure media programmes in minority languages

In her letter, she wrote that a few days before the opening of the first two policy chapters in Serbia's European Union accession negotiations, Radio Subotica, the only station in Serbia which had...