Sunday, 26 August 2018

Antifascist Anniversary Marked in Split

ZAGREB, August 26, 2018 - A wreath-laying ceremony was held on Sunday in Split to mark the 77th anniversary of the death of 24 fighters of the 1st Split Partisan Detachment and the 1st Solin Partisan Detachment, executed on 26 August 1941 after they were court-martialled by the Independent State of Croatia.

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Croatia Marks International Roma Genocide Remembrance Day

ZAGREB, August 2, 2018 - A memorial ceremony was held Thursday at the Roma cemetery in Uštica, about 100 kilometres southeast of Zagreb, for 16,173 Roma killed in the Jasenovac concentration camp during the Second World War.

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Famous DJ Alan Walker Shoots Video at WWII Monuments in Croatia and Beyond

The world-renowned DJ apparently likes to shoot his videos in Croatia.

Sunday, 29 July 2018

WWII Uprising Anniversary Marked in Srb

ZAGREB, July 29, 2018 - The President of the Serb People's Council (SNV) Milorad Pupovac called on several hundred ethnic Serbs who gathered for a commemoration in the village of Srb to observe a minute of silence and pay their respects to the Serbs killed in 1941 in Nebljusi, Suvaj and Donji Lapac and Croats killed in the village of Boričevac and Brotnja.

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Israel: Croatia Has Moral Obligation to Deal with Past

ZAGREB, July 25, 2018 - The Ustasha regime was one of the horrible regimes of Nazi collaborationists in this region and an active partner in the killing of dozens of thousands of Jews, Serbs, Roma and other opponents to the Independent State of Croatia (NDH), Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said on Wednesday in Jasenovac, adding that Croatia has the moral obligation to deal with the past as it is the foundation of every just society and an important element of its friendship with Israel.

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Croatian and Israeli Presidents Discuss Ties and Historical Issues

ZAGREB, July 24, 2018 - Croatia and Israel should investigate every possibility to intensify cooperation, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović said in Zagreb on Tuesday after meeting with her Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin, who called on the two countries to look to the future as well as learn lessons from the dark moments in the past.

Friday, 22 June 2018

Establishment of First Anti-Fascist Unit in Occupied Europe Remembered

ZAGREB, June 22, 2018 - The central event marking Antifascist Struggle Day was organised in the Brezovica forest near Sisak in memory of the day in 1941 when the 1st Sisak Partisan Detachment was formed, the first anti-Hitler unit in occupied Europe which marked the beginning of an organised national liberation struggle in Croatia in WWII.

Friday, 22 June 2018

Croatia Marking Antifascist Struggle Day National Holiday

ZAGREB, June 21, 2018 - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović offered her best wishes to Croatian citizens on the occasion of Antifascist Struggle Day, stressing that Croatian antifascists began their four-year struggle for national freedom and social rights by calling for resistance to the country's fascist occupiers in the Brezovica forest on 22 June 1941.

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Memorial Plaque for WWII Allied Soldiers Unveiled on Vis

ZAGREB, June 20, 2018 - A memorial plaque commemorating allied British and American soldiers who were killed on Vis during the Second World War was formally unveiled at a ceremony on that Croatian island on Tuesday.

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Destruction of Synagogue in Split Commemorated with Plaque

ZAGREB, June 12, 2018 - A bronze memorial plaque was unveiled in Split's main square, Pjaca, on Tuesday to commemorate 12 June 1942, when the Jewish Synagogue in this southern coastal city was devastated.

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