• February 24, 2019

    The violence ranged from surgical treatments carried out without anaesthesia to humiliation, verbal abuse and refusal to give painkilling medication. 

  • November 23, 2015

    New border controls implemented almost simultaneously by the governments of Macedonia, Serbia and Croatia have caused collective expulsions and discrimination against individuals seen as economic migrants on the basis of their nationality, says Amnesty.

  • February 15, 2013

    2013 is set to be an important year for both the Catholic Church, which elects a new pope, and Croatia, which will become the 28th member of the European Union (EU), writes Alex Sakalis for openDemocracy. These two entities share a long history, with the former wielding significant, yet often ignored, influence on political life in the latter.

  • March 1, 2008

    A parish in Croatia has opened the world's first "prayer café" for young people, where food and drink can be purchased not with money but with prayers popular with Catholics, such as the Our Father (Lord's Prayer) and the Hail Mary.