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Dejan Georgievski
09/01/2013 - 10:15

A public opinion poll shows that 56.2% of the citizens of Croatian don't want any meddling by the Church in the national education system. On the other hand, 35% of the polled citizens believe that sexual education, as a part of health education curriculum, is unacceptable for catholics and that parents should have a say and a choice what kind of education their children will have.

Dejan Georgievski
04/01/2013 - 13:29

The Anonymous hacker group attacked the website of the Croatian Government, on January 2, 2013 and left the message “Enough Stealing” on its homepage. The media in Croatia assume that the attack was a response of the group to the entry into force of the new Criminal Code which prescribes, among other changes, tougher sanctions for unauthorized access to computers and data....

Dejan Georgievski
27/12/2012 - 14:35

After the attack campaign that the Catholic Church in Croatia, supported by Catholic civic associations such as GROZD (Voice of Parents for the Children) launched against the newly introduced health education curriculum that covers the subject of sexuality, Civic Action association (Građanska akcija) demanded from the Prime Minister Zoran Milanović to take a firm stance towards the Church. 

Dejan Georgievski
13/12/2012 - 12:35

Zelena akcija environmental association (Friends of the Earth Croatia) comments, in its reaction to the 18th UN Conference on Climate Change in Doha (COP18), which concluded several days ago, that the Conference failed to produce an agreement that would ensure the necessary measures to fight climate change and global adaptations to changing climate.

29/11/2012 - 10:17

There is a new case of homophobia in Croatian sports, this time in synchronized skating, which points out to more diverse problem than several individuals in the leadership of national football association. The discrimination is embedded in the system that denies its existence and refuses to see it as a deeper and wider problem, writes our collaborator Željko Blaće.

Using precedent of media reporting of discrimination in sports

Dejan Georgievski
23/11/2012 - 19:14

The Pirate parties of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia reached an agreement, on November 22, to raise the levels of their cooperation to work together on the building of open and free society, where freedom of speech and cultural creation...

Dejan Georgievski
16/11/2012 - 12:32

After Croatian environmental protection minister publicly admitted, in a meeting with representatives of protesters from Slavonski Brod on November 10, that he couldn’t do anything to prevent the pollution coming from the oil refinery in Bosanski Brod, across the Sava River in BiH, environmental association Eko Kvarner demanded, on November 11, his resignation.