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, 30 May 2018

Officials React to Possible Election System Referendum

ZAGREB, May 30, 2018 - After the "The People Decide" civic group said that it had collected enough signatures for a referendum to be held on changing the election system, Public Administration Minister Lovro Kuščević said on Wednesday that it would be established if enough signatures had been collected but that deciding in a referendum on minority rights was a sensitive issue.

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Civil Initiative Claims It Has Enough Signatures for Referendum

ZAGREB, May 30, 2018 - "The People Decide" civil initiative announced on Facebook on Tuesday it had collected a sufficient number of signatures to call a referendum on amendments to the election system.

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Constitutional Amendment on Referendums Presented

ZAGREB, May 26, 2018 - Social Democratic Party (SDP) MP Peđa Grbin on Friday told reporters that his party had collected the signatures of 50 parliamentarians and submitted a draft constitutional amendment to parliament regulating in detail the issue of referendums.

Monday, 21 May 2018

Referendum Initiative to Sue Several Towns

ZAGREB, May 21, 2018 - The civil initiative The People Decide, which is collecting signatures to call a referendum on amendments to the Election Law, said on Monday that it was filing constitutional complaints against the town authorities of Rijeka and Samobor, claiming that they had denied their residents the right to express their opinion regarding the referendum and adding that it would sue the authorities in the towns of Zagreb, Osijek and Rijeka because they had charged a tax on the referendum.

Monday, 21 May 2018

SDP Proposes New Referendum Rules

ZAGREB, May 21, 2018 - Croatia's strongest opposition party, the Social Democratic Party (SDP), prompted by signature-gathering drives for two referendums, announced on Monday it was launching an initiative to change the constitution in order to define the referendum issue more precisely.

Thursday, 10 May 2018

“Election Law Referendum Is Xenophobic”

ZAGREB, May 10, 2018 - Deputy Parliament Speaker and Italian minority representative Furio Radin on Thursday called a referendum initiative to change the election system as "xenophobia and resistance to all those who don't meet the national standard and are different."

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Conservative NGOs Launch Referendum Campaign against Istanbul Convention

ZAGREB, March 15, 2018 - Activists of the civic initiative "Truth About the Istanbul Convention" said at a news conference on Thursday that they were launching a campaign for a referendum at which Croatians would say if they want the national parliament to refuse to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, the so-called Istanbul Convention.

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Vukovar Veterans to Collect a Million Signatures for a Referendum

A referendum campaign begins for Vukovar. 

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