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Dejan Georgievski
11/09/2012 - 13:53

The Centre for Peace, Non-Violence and Human Rights from Osijek opened, on September 5, 2012, the call for nominations for the “Krunoslav Sukić“ Awards for promotion of peace, non-violence and human rights for 2012. The awards are given for extraordinary contributions to protection and promotion of human rights and freedoms, and for excellent and persistent promotion of culture of...

Dejan Georgievski
10/09/2012 - 08:26

More than two years after he filed a private lawsuit on defamation charges against activist of the Right to a City initiative Teodor Celakoski, the plaintiff Tomislav Horvatinčić withdraw his complaint on the hearing of September 6, 2012, thus completing the litigation intended to ensure court order to silence the public protest regarding various suspicious activities surrounding the “Cvjetni” Project...

Dejan Georgievski
15/08/2012 - 10:57

Civic initiative „Save the Neretva Valley“ used the opportunity offered by this year’s “Ladja Marathon” (a regatta of traditional boats used in the delta of Neretva – ladja), held last Sunday, August 12, to raise the public awareness about the problem of Upper Horizons (Gornji Horizonti) energy project with a banner “Save the Neretva Valley – Down with the Upper Horizons” on the...

Dejan Georgievski
08/08/2012 - 12:01

The Zagreb-based Documenta Centre for Dealing with the Past remembered yesterday, August 7, 2012, the crimes against civilian population that took place 17 years ago, to raise the public attention about the difficult heritage of unprocessed crimes committed in August 1995, during and immediately after the military offensive “Storm”.

Dejan Georgievski
30/07/2012 - 12:36

Croatian courts approved the request for political asylum to Turkish activist Başak Şahin Duman, arrested on May 28, 2012 at Zagreb International Airport on arrest warrant issued by Turkey, after they ruled that her claims that she was persecuted for her political reasons were well founded. The approval papers were presented to Tihomir Mišić, Başak’s Croatian lawyer, last Thursday, July 26.

Dejan Georgievski
25/07/2012 - 11:41

The World Wide Fund for Nature WWF warned yesterday, July 24, 2012, the public and governments of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina about the serious defects of hydro-energy projects Dubrovnik II, Dabar-Gornji Horizonti and Ombla hydro-power plants (HPP)  which, if realized, may have significant adverse effects on the basin and the delta of Neretva river and the population that lives along the...

Dejan Georgievski
23/07/2012 - 12:06

The “Greene Phone for Central Croatia” project, which was declared officially concluded by Green Action (Zelena Akcija) environmental association on July 19, 2012, solved 70 percent of environmental problems reported by the citizens of the five disctricts covered by the project – the City of Zagreb, Zagreb District, Sisak-Moslavina District, Bjelovar-Bilogora District and Krapina-Zagorje District – in the...

Dejan Georgievski
13/07/2012 - 10:58

The coalition of association Platform 112 joined last Wednesday, July 11, 2012, the demands of the Green Forum for removal from office of  deputy PM Radimir Čačić over his attempt to get Josip Jambrač, unqualified member of his HNS party, appointed in the position of deputy Director of Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency.