Thursday, 11 October 2018

Biology Teacher Who Rejects Evolution Theory Resigns

A rather strange view for a biology teacher.

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Media: Not Enough Signatures Collected for Two Referendums

ZAGREB, October 11, 2018 - The Jutarnji List daily reported on Wednesday evening that the civil initiatives "The People Decide" and "The Truth About the Istanbul Convention" had failed to collect the sufficient number of signatures to call state referendums.

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Ministries to Check Referendum Signatures

ZAGREB, August 2, 2018 - The government on Thursday instructed the Public Administration Ministry and the Ministry of the Interior to verify the number and authenticity of signatures collected by the "Truth about the Istanbul Convention" initiative and the "People Decide" initiative and to check if the signatures for the petition against the Convention were collected in line with the law.

Saturday, 28 July 2018

Referendum Initiative Accuses Government of Dragging Its Feet

ZAGREB, July 28, 2018 - The People Decide civil initiative on Friday expressed concern that the government had still not decided to count and verify signatures collected to call a referendum on changing the election law and said that it had sent an appeal to European institutions regarding the "undermined independence of the referendum process."

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Activists Deliver 38 Boxes with Signatures for Election System Referendum

ZAGREB, June 13, 2018 - Representatives of the civil initiative The People Decide on Wednesday delivered to parliament 38 boxes with 405,342 signatures for a referendum question to amend election legislation and 407,469 signatures for a question depriving national minority representatives of the right to decide on the formation of the government and the state budget.

Sunday, 3 June 2018

President Denies that Meeting with Conservative Activist Was “Secret”

ZAGREB, June 3, 2018 - President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović repeated on Sunday that she did not want to comment on the content of the question of a recently completed campaign for a referendum to change the election law, but that she believed the will of the people should be respected, adding that her meeting with Željka Markić, leader of the conservative “In the Name of the Family” civic group, unofficially one of the organisers of one of the two recent referendum campaigns, was not a secret meeting.

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Civic Initiative Gathers Enough Signatures for Election Law Referendum

ZAGREB, May 31, 2018 - "The People Decide" civil initiative on Thursday revealed the number of signatures it had collected for the holding of a referendum on changes to the election system, announcing it would forward the signatures to parliament in about ten days.

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Anti-Istanbul Convention Initiative Demands Extension of Referendum Campaign

ZAGREB, May 31, 2018 - The "Truth about the Istanbul Convention" civil initiative said on Wednesday it had asked the Public Administration Ministry for an additional 15 days for their signature-gathering campaign for a referendum to rescind the ratification of the convention because they were prevented from collecting signatures in some places.

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

215,000 Signatures against Istanbul Convention Collected

ZAGREB, May 23, 2018 - The Truth about the Istanbul Convention civil initiative on Wednesday reported that in the first week of collecting signatures in a campaign to call a referendum on revoking the Istanbul Convention, it had collected 215,000 signatures, and that they still needed 160,000 signatures for a referendum to be called.

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Anti-Abortion Marches Held

ZAGREB, May 19, 2018 - An estimated 10,000 Croatians gathered under the slogan "All human rights start with conception" and participated in a peaceful pro-life march which was held in the centre of Zagreb on Saturday morning.

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