Monthly Archives: August 2018

  • Open letter from the Centre for Peace Studies and the Welcome Initiative to the German Embassy in Croatia

    Posted on August 31, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in News, Uncategorized.

    On behalf of the Centre for Peace Studies and the Welcome Initiative, we would like to express our concerns regarding German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s praise of Croatia three days ago at the press conference in Berlin, after her meeting with Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, which was also highlighted on the German government website.   […]

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  • Sicily shows solidarity

    Posted on August 29, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    In Croatia, there are currently about 300 asylum seekers in the reception centers in Zagreb and Kutina, among which part of them was returned from the other Member States according to the so-called Dublin Decree, resettled from Turkey, or previously stayed in BiH and Serbia. At the last week’s session of the Government, the Ministry […]

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  • One in five displaced women are victims of sexual violence

    Posted on August 23, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in Uncategorized.

    Germany made an agreement with Greece to return refugees who applied for international protection in Greece and later came to Germany through the Austrian border. According to the media reports, not a lot of people will get affected by this agreement, but the similar agreement was made with Spain and is expected with Italy.   To recall, […]

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  • Closed borders kill humans!

    Posted on August 14, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    Yesterday, two Syrians died in the forest area near Dražnice. This morning police announced that these people were victims of a rockslide. The other 10 refugees who traveled with them expressed their intention to seek international protection, and are currently placed in the Reception Center Porin. This tragic event, as many before, could have been avoided, only if […]

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