Saturday, 29 September 2018

Prime Minister: Everything Must Be Done to Prevent Tensions in Society

ZAGREB, September 29, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković has condemned Friday's attack on MPs Milorad Pupovac and Boris Milošević of the Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS), saying that absolutely everything should be done to prevent hate speech, stigmatisation and any tensions in society.

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Serbian President Talks with Serb Minority MP Attacked in Zagreb

ZAGREB, September 29, 2018 - Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said that he would not want to "add fuel to the flames of poor relations between Serbs and Croats" and that efforts should be made to improve these relations in the future.

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Parties and Officials Condemn Attack on Serb Minority MPs

ZAGREB, September 29, 2018 - Prime Minister and HDZ president Andrej Plenković condemned on Friday and called unacceptable an attack on Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS) president Milorad Pupovac and SDSS MP Boris Milošević.

Friday, 28 September 2018

Milorad Pupovac Attacked in Zagreb

The incident occurred at around 14:00 in central Zagreb.

Monday, 24 September 2018

Serb Leader in Croatia Defends His Actions

ZAGREB, September 24, 2018 - In response to the question of a Croatian Television talk show host why he has not clearly and unequivocally expressed his position on Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić's claim that the present-day Croatia is like Nazi Germany, Croatian Serb leader Milorad Pupovac has countered with the statement that nobody has ever heard him (Pupovac) saying that Croatia is an Ustasha state or likening the modern Croatia to any Nazi or Fascist structure.

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Serbian Minority MP Defends Himself after Recent Attacks

ZAGREB, September 20, 2018 - The leader of the Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS), MP Milorad Pupovac, responded on Thursday to last week's demand by two war veterans' organisations that the parliament discuss his actions, saying that he was responsible for his own words and actions and not for those of others, "as that is supposed to be so in a law-based country."

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Serb MP Pupovac to Respond to Criticism

ZAGREB, September 16, 2018 - Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS) leader and Member of Parliament Milorad Pupovac declined on Saturday to comment on demands by war veterans that he state his position on the Homeland War and Operation Storm, announcing, however, that his response would come "soon".

Monday, 21 May 2018

Increase in Number of Anti-Serb Incidents in Croatia Recorded

ZAGREB, May 21, 2018 - A total of 393 cases of violence and other forms of incitement to discrimination against Serbs were recorded in Croatia in 2017, compared to 331 such cases reported in 2016, the Serb National Council (SNV) said on Monday.

Monday, 14 May 2018

Junior Coalition Partners Still Support Government

ZAGREB, May 14, 2018 - The president of the Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS) Milorad Pupovac said on Monday, following the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Martina Dalić over the Agrokor email scandal, that the entire process concerning the debt-laden Agrokor food and retail conglomerate "was safely decontaminated as far as the political aspect is concerned."

Monday, 14 May 2018

Serb Representative against Changes to Croatia’s Election Law

ZAGREB, May 14, 2018 - Milorad Pupovac, who represents the Serb minority in the Croatian Parliament, said on Sunday that the position of proponents of the referendum to change election legislation, who want the parliamentary representatives of ethnic minorities excluded from votes of confidence in the government and decisions on the budget, was unconstitutional and segregationist.

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