Thursday, 16 August 2018

Despite War Veterans' Protests, Varaždin to Allow Concert by Serbian Singer

In recent days, war veterans’ associations are very active in trying to decide who is allowed to perform in Croatia and who is not.

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Serbian Court Dismisses Appeals by Imprisoned Croatian Football Fans

ZAGREB, August 16, 2018 - The magistrate's appellate court in Belgrade said on Wednesday it had dismissed appeals lodged by Croatian Hajduk football club fans, upholding a verdict sentencing them to 15 days in prison and subsequent banishment from Serbia.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

US Blogger Compares Zagreb and Belgrade

The blogger has been living in Belgrade for eight months.

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Embassy Representatives Visit Croatian Football Fans in Serbian Jail

ZAGREB, August 9, 2018 - Officials of the Croatian Embassy in Serbia on Wednesday visited 13 Croatian citizens, supporters of the Hajduk Split football team, who were arrested for rampaging at a gas station outside of Belgrade, in a Belgrade district prison, the Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Ministry said in a press release.

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Croatia Reacts to Serbian President’s Comparison with Nazism

ZAGREB, August 7, 2018 - Croatia's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday responded to recent statements from Serbia, saying comparison with the Nazi regime was a "twisted argument" because it was former Serbian President Slobodan Milošević's regime, with the help of the Yugoslav army and some Croatian and Bosnian Serbs, that was responsible for the return of ethnic cleansing in Europe after WWII.

Monday, 6 August 2018

Croats in Serbia Worried about Anti-Croatian Sentiment

ZAGREB, August 6, 2018 - President of the Democratic Alliance of Croats in Vojvodina (DSHV) Tomislav Žigmanov said on Monday that anti-Croatian sentiment in Serbia had once again been rekindled following the celebrations of Operation Storm in Croatia and that this is causing unrest among local Croats, who too were innocent victims of the war.

Monday, 6 August 2018

Croatian Football “Fans” Given 30-Day Detention by Serbia

ZAGREB, August 6, 2018 - A court in Belgrade set a 30-day detention against 13 Croatian football fans who are suspected of robbing a gas station near Belgrade, according to the media in Belgrade.

Monday, 6 August 2018

Serbia Disappointed with Israel’s Participation in Operation Storm Celebrations

ZAGREB, August 6, 2018 - The fact that Israeli fighter jets and their pilots took part in a parade to celebrate the 1995 Operation Storm triggered harsh criticism from Belgrade.

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Officials Condemn Vučić’s Comparison between Croatia and Hitler

ZAGREB, August 5, 2018 - Leader of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Davor Bernardić on Sunday said that statements by Serbia's President Aleksandar Vučić do not contribute to establishing and normalising relations between Croatia and Serbia while the president of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) parliamentary group Branko Bačić considers that it is important for Serb MP in Croatian Parliament Milorad Pupovac to express his view of Vučić's statement.

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Serbia Commemorates Operation Storm Anniversary

ZAGREB, August 5, 2018 - A day before the 23rd anniversary of Operation Storm, a joint Croatian military and police operation that ended a Serb armed rebellion in August 1995 and restored Croatian sovereignty over occupied central and southern parts of the country, enabling peaceful reintegration of eastern Croatia in January 1998, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić paid his respects to the Serb victims, saying the Operation Storm was motivated by hatred towards Serbs and that strong Serbia would never again allow another Storm.

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