Sunday, 29 July 2018

WWII Uprising Anniversary Marked in Srb

ZAGREB, July 29, 2018 - The President of the Serb People's Council (SNV) Milorad Pupovac called on several hundred ethnic Serbs who gathered for a commemoration in the village of Srb to observe a minute of silence and pay their respects to the Serbs killed in 1941 in Nebljusi, Suvaj and Donji Lapac and Croats killed in the village of Boričevac and Brotnja.

Friday, 22 June 2018

Establishment of First Anti-Fascist Unit in Occupied Europe Remembered

ZAGREB, June 22, 2018 - The central event marking Antifascist Struggle Day was organised in the Brezovica forest near Sisak in memory of the day in 1941 when the 1st Sisak Partisan Detachment was formed, the first anti-Hitler unit in occupied Europe which marked the beginning of an organised national liberation struggle in Croatia in WWII.

Friday, 22 June 2018

Croatia Marking Antifascist Struggle Day National Holiday

ZAGREB, June 21, 2018 - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović offered her best wishes to Croatian citizens on the occasion of Antifascist Struggle Day, stressing that Croatian antifascists began their four-year struggle for national freedom and social rights by calling for resistance to the country's fascist occupiers in the Brezovica forest on 22 June 1941.

Monday, 14 May 2018

Anniversary of Partisan Operation on Petrova Gora Marked

ZAGREB, May 14, 2018 - A ceremony was held on Mount Petrova Gora on Sunday to mark 76 years since Partisan resistance fighters broke through the siege at Biljeg laid by pro-Nazi Ustasha forces and saved tens of thousands of civilians.

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Victory Day Marked in Zagreb

ZAGREB, May 10, 2018 - Victory Day, Europe Day and Zagreb Liberation Day were observed in Zagreb on Wednesday at a ceremony at which it was said that the values of anti-fascism were embedded in Croatia's constitution and that everyone had the duty to cultivate them so that fascism did not occur ever again.

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Opposition Leader Critical about Croatia’s Position on Antifascism

ZAGREB, May 9, 2018 - Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Davor Bernardić said on Wednesday it was tragic that the symbols of the antifascist struggle were being removed and streets and squares renamed in numerous municipalities and towns in Croatia.

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Immortal Partisan Detachment March Held in Zagreb

ZAGREB, May 8, 2018 - Some 200 participants of the Immortal Partisan Detachment march gathered in Zagreb's Fascism Victims Square on Tuesday, carrying flags and photos of Franjo Tuđman, Josip Broz Tito and National Liberation Struggle fighters killed in WWII.

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Parliament Refuses Patronage over Victory against Fascism Day Events

ZAGREB, April 18, 2018 – Živi Zid MP Branimir Bunjac said on Wednesday that it was disgraceful of the Parliament's Presidency to have rejected the patronage of Victory in Europe Day.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Return of Antifascist Monument Causes Conflict in Zagreb's Ruling Coalition

Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandić’s coalition partners are not happy with his decision to return some of the antifascist monuments in the city.

Monday, 25 September 2017

President's Speech on Second World War Met with Whistles

The Croatian President came to Istria to mark the 74th anniversary of the unification of Istria with the rest of Croatia.

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