Croatia
Thousands hits the streets in Zagreb in a massive anti-government protest

Croatians mobilized against the appointment of a state attorney who has been accused of communicating with people involved in scandals and fraud. The opposition has also demanded the dissolution of parliament and fresh elections

Journalists in Croatia fight against government’s attempts to stifle press freedom

Media workers staged protests in Zagreb and Split as government looks to criminalize unauthorized leaking of information from criminal proceedings

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There are more pillars to the health system than physicians, say state workers in Croatia

A wide coalition of trade unions and professional associations in the health sector in Croatia is demanding adequate appreciation of their work as Ministry of Health refuses to discuss pay rise

Our antifascist past must be our future, declare Zagreb’s citizens on 78th anniversary of liberation

Thousands of people gathered on the banks of the Sava river in Zagreb to mark the 78th anniversary of the city’s liberation from the fascist Ustaša regime and Nazi occupiers

Doctors in Croatia stand up for a better public health system

On March 18, thousands of physicians protested in Croatia’s capital Zagreb, following years of misleading promises by the Ministry of Health.

Health reforms in Croatia unlikely to address glaring gaps in coverage, staff shortage

Health workers have warned that the latest reforms proposed by Croatian minister Vili Beroš will do nothing to reduce the workforce shortage and burnout, or increase access to care

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Leftists slam Croatia’s Eurozone entry amid soaring inflation

Croatians are now facing increased inflation due to conversion of the country’s currency to the euro, in addition to the ongoing cost of living crisis with rising food and energy prices across Europe

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Teachers and parents unite for right to early education in Croatia

Kindergarten teachers and other workers in Croatia join forces with parents to build a better early childhood education system. There is a shortage of stuff and wide variations in pay among teachers

Trade unions in Croatia protest anti-worker labor act

Trade unions, civil society organizations and left parties in Croatia oppose the government’s proposal of a new labor act that they say will undermine workers’ rights and trade unionizing

What the death of a journalist from COVID-19 says about Croatia’s health system

The death of journalist Vladimir Matijanić from Covid-19 raised questions about the adequacy of the health system in Croatia, and also led to a fresh wave of criticism of Health Minister Vili Beroš

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Ambulance drivers and nurses strike in Croatia

Non-emergency ambulance drivers and nurses in eight counties of Croatia held a strike on the grounds of pay disparity

Women in Croatia say enough to conservative obstruction of right to abortion

Women in nine cities in Croatia organized mass protests against denial of abortion care and attempts by conservatives to curb sexual and reproductive health rights