Friday, 27 April 2018

NGOs Warns about Non-Prosecution of War Crimes against Serbs

ZAGREB, April 27, 2018 - The Documenta non-governmental organisation and the Serb National Council (SNV) warned on Friday that war crimes committed during and after the Croatian army's Operation Flash in 1995 were not being prosecuted, crimes against Serbs were not treated as war crimes, and prison sentences were lenient. They demanded that the rights of civilian casualties of war and their relatives be recognised.

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Leader of Serbs in Croatia Comments on Šešelj Incident

ZAGREB, April 19, 2018 - The president pf the Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS) Milorad Pupovac, who was a member of Croatia's parliamentary delegation which abruptly ended their visit to Belgrade following an incident caused by convicted war criminal Vojislav Šešelj, said the incident harmed the visit, Croatia-Serbia relations and Serbia.

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Serbian Minority Leader Calls for End to War Rhetoric

ZAGREB, April 8, 2018 - Serb National Council president Milorad Pupovac extended his best wishes to the Christian Orthodox faithful for Easter on Sunday, stressing the importance of peace in building a good life.

Friday, 6 April 2018

Prime Minister Meets with Serbian Orthodox Leader

ZAGREB, April 6, 2018 - Ahead of Easter observed according to the Julian calendar, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković on Friday received the Metropolitan of Zagreb and Ljubljana Porfirije, for talks on the importance of cooperation in resolving issues important to Serb Orthodox believers and the Serb ethnic minority, the government said in a press release.

Friday, 6 April 2018

Commemorations at Jasenovac to Be Held Separately Again

Just like in previous years, the official commemoration will be boycotted by minority groups.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Croatian and Serbian Ministers Discuss Minority Education

ZAGREB, February 27, 2018 - Croatian Science and Education Minister Blaženka Divjak and her Serbian counterpart Mladen Šarčević held talks in Zagreb on Tuesday focusing on the opening of a Croatian language instruction office in Novi Sad and the status of Croat students in Serbia and Serb students in Croatia in the context of reciprocity.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Minister: Croatia Is an Example for National Minority Rights

ZAGREB, February 20, 2018 - Public Administration Minister Lovro Kuščević said on Tuesday that national minorities in Croatia have a great status and that Croatia can be an example to all countries in the region.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Serbian Minority Leader Criticises Status of Serbs in Croatia

ZAGREB, February 20, 2018 - Croatian Serb leader Milorad Pupovac has said that the status of ethnic Serbs in Croatia has deteriorated over the recent years, and that the most drastic deterioration happened when Tomislav Karamarko was at the helm of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), transforming that mainstream party into a party promoting extreme right policies.

Monday, 19 February 2018

Declaration on Rights of Serbs in Croatia Published

ZAGREB, February 19, 2018 - The Serb National Council (SNV) has released a document called the Declaration on the Rights of Serbs in Croatia, which notes that, over the past five years, the status of the Serb community in Croatia has not improved but has actually deteriorated in many ways and identifies 13 tasks in the fight for rights that are yet to be acquired and in the protection of those that have been acquired. The declaration was adopted at the SNV's third assembly held in Zagreb last week.

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