Croatia
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

Ambulance drivers strike Croatia 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

Zagreb liberation Bonfires mark 77th anniversary of Zagreb’s liberation from fascism

As official EU marks Europe Day, anti-fascist networks in Croatia remember the liberation of Zagreb from Nazi-allied Ustaša rule

Migrant death Croatia European Court of Human Rights holds Croatian authorities responsible for death of migrant child

An Afghan migrant family was forcefully pushed back from the border by the Croatian authorities in 2017. A six-year-old child in the family was later hit and killed by a train while walking on foot near the Serbian border

Nurses left behind by Croatian government

Nurses in Croatia have taken to the streets, protesting worsening working conditions and lack of recognition of their work by the ministry of health

Pride Parades - Croatia Pride parades held in Croatian cities of Split and Zagreb

Braving homophobic attacks and prejudice, the LGBTQ community and rights groups in Croatia were able organize pride parades in two major cities, Zagreb and Split

local elections-Croatia Conservatives dominate Croatian local polls, green-left coalition takes lead in capital Zagreb

In Croatian capital Zagreb, Tomislav Tomasevic, leader of Mozemo! (We can!) from the green-left coalition, secured 45.15% votes and will take on Miroslav Skoro (12.6% votes) from the right-wing Homeland Movement in the second round

Labin Uprising-Croatia Croatians observe centenary of anti-fascist Labin uprising 

Coal miners in Labin in the Istria county of present day Croatia had rebelled against fascist assaults and exploitation by the mining company and occupied the mines before proclaiming the ‘Labin Republic’ on March 2, 1921

Croatia parliamentary election results Croatia’s ruling HDZ wins parliamentary elections amid lowest ever voter turnout

Prime minister Andrej Plenkovic’s current term was due to end in October. However, he chose to call for early elections riding on the popularity over his handling of the early phase of COVID-19 outbreak

Croatian Fascists Commemoration of Nazi-allied Ustasa troops canceled due to COVID-19

The notorious Ustasa troops were responsible for the massacre of Jews, Serbs, Romas and anti-fascist Bosniaks and Croats during the second world war

Croatia teachers Croatian school teachers intensify strike demanding salary hike

On November 25, Monday, a massive demonstration has been called for in Zagreb, the country’s capital, demanding a 6.11% hike in job complexity coefficients.