Monday, 28 May 2018

German Court Reportedly Upholds Life Imprisonment for Yugoslav Secret Service Officials

ZAGREB, May 28, 2018 - The German supreme court in Karlsruhe has upheld life imprisonment for Yugoslav-era Croatian intelligence officials Josip Perković and Zdravko Mustać for their roles in the 1983 murder of Croatian dissident Stjepan Đureković, Hina learned unofficially from German judicial sources on Monday.

Friday, 4 May 2018

Thousands Commemorate 38th Anniversary of Tito's Death

ZAGREB, May 4, 2018 – About 2,000 people passed through the House of Flowers, the final resting place of Josip Broz Tito, in Belgrade on Friday to observe the 38th anniversary of the death of the Yugoslav Communist leader.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Conference on Communist Past Starts in Zagreb

ZAGREB, April 24, 2018 - A conference and roundtable discussion entitled "Between Fear and the Truth - Facing the Communist Past in Southeast Europe", organised by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation from Bucharest and the Croatian Catholic University from Zagreb, started in Zagreb on Tuesday, with speakers warning that compared to neighbouring countries, Croatia has not adopted an institutional framework to resolve that problem.

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Historical Commission’s Chairman Satisfied with Issued Recommendations

ZAGREB, March 4, 2018 - The president of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (HAZU) Zvonko Kusić, who chaired the council for dealing with the consequences of the rule of undemocratic regimes that recently adopted guidelines for how to treat insignia of totalitarian systems in the 20th century, has said that the document the council has produced "is not ideal but is realistic".

Friday, 2 March 2018

Former Prime Minister Acquitted of Slandering Former HDZ President Karamarko

ZAGREB, March 2, 2018 - Zagreb Municipal Court on Friday acquitted Josip Manolić of defamation charges filed by former HDZ leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Karamarko after Manolić claimed in an interview with the Nacional weekly that Karamarko was a collaborator with the Yugoslav secret service (UDBA).

Thursday, 8 February 2018

Heated Parliamentary Debate about Yugoslav Secret Service Archives

ZAGREB, February 8, 2018 - The Bill on Archives and Archival Material, which was discussed by the parliament on Wednesday, only ten months after the MOST party's amendments to the legislation were passed, caused, as expected, a heated debate between MOST and the ruling HDZ party.

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Spain Rejects Croatia’s Request to Extradite Former Yugoslav Intelligence Agent

ZAGREB, February 3, 2018 (Hina) - Spain has refused to extradite former Yugoslav secret service agent Vinko Sindičić to Croatia after he was arrested in a hotel in the northern city of Burgos on January 26.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

18% of Croatians Regret the Disintegration of Yugoslavia

Interesting results from a survey about loyalties to newly-established states in former Yugoslavia.

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