The Youth Initiative for Human Rights strongly condemns a new proposal of the Ministry of Public Administration for amending the Law on Decorations and Awards of the Republic of Croatia, envisaging the establishment of a new high state decoration named after Franjo Tuđman (Grand Order of the President of the Republic Franjo Tuđman with Sash and Morning Star).
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights invites the President and Prime Minister, and Members of Parliament from governing and opposition parties to unite in the protection and promotion of human rights, and not in the roll-calls of those who point out to hatred and violence.
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights condemns the statements of Minister Krstičević at the celebration of the anniversary of Operation Medak Pocket (Medački džep) in Gospić on September 9.
Within the Travelling School on Nationalism, a group of around twenty young people from Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo visited Hrtkovici, a town in Vojvodina which has recently come to public focus after the judgment of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals by which Vojislav Šešelj was convicted for a crime against humanity for persecution of Croats from this municipality,
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights – Croatia and Youth Network of Serbs in Croatia, on the day of suffering of civilians on the territory of Western Slavonia, Zagreb and surrounding towns, propose that May 2 is declared a memory day for all civilian victims of war.
Minute of Silence in the Croatian Parliament in Memory of Victims of Crime in Ahmići
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights urges President Grabar Kitarović, before her visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina, to take away decorations from war criminals and adds: you have no respect for victims.
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights strongly condemns the reactions of the President of Croatia, Prime Minister, Parliamentary Speaker and members of the Croatian Government and Croatian Parliament whose statements show clear and unambiguous solidarity with war criminals, deny their responsibility for war crimes and depreciate the facts established in the judgments of the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia.
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights demands the abolishment of the Declaration on the Homeland War
Between September 13 and 16, young people from Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro met in Vukovar within Youth Initiative for Human Rights’ regional exchange programme implemented with support of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Europe House Vukovar, French Institute in Croatia and Italian Cultural Institute from Zagreb.