Category Archives: Bleiburg

New Documentary: The Airmen & the Baroness – American POWs in Croatia 1941-1945

Nikola Knez, director of documentaries on Operation Storm and the Bleiburg Tragedy, has produced a new film. This time it is about the stories of US airman shot down over Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina during the Second World War, and held … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Croats Overseas/Disaspora, History

International Lawyer Luka Misetić Lodges Complaint Regarding

By Brian Gallagher International Lawyer Luka Misetić has submitted a complaint to the International Fact-Checking Network regarding an article that has appeared on Croatian ‘fact-checking’ website The article, ‘What really happened at Blieburg’ (in Croatian) by Stefan Guževa, ‘fact-checked’ … Continue reading

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News: Sarajevo Mass – Complaint by International Lawyer Luka Misetić to the Council of Europe

The fall-out from the Sarajevo Mass continues. The Mass, held under the auspices of Cardinal Vinko Puljić, held to remember the victims of what is known as the Bleiburg Tragedy, was misrepresented being a commemoration of Nazi collaborators. Few in … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croats Overseas/Disaspora

News: TV Interview with Croatian MEP Željana Zovko

Croatian Member of the European Parliament Željana Zovko, of the ruling HDZ party, recently gave an extensive interview to the Poteštat programme on the Televizija Jadran channel. The interview has been made available on her website with English subtitles. This … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Covid-19/Coronavirus, Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croatian politics and elections, Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Economy

News: New Resources on Bleiburg

With all the controversy regarding the Sarajevo Mass, some much needed new resources have been made available regarding the Bleiburg Tragedy. They will be of great use to those coming to the subject or who wish to know more.

Posted in Bleiburg, History

News: EPP Working Group on Intercultural and Religious Dialogue Members Send Cardinal Puljić a Letter of Support

In light of the attacks against the Catholic Church in Sarajevo for its planned Mass for the victims of the Blieburg Tragedy on Sunday, members the EPP Working Group on Intercultural and Religious Dialogue have sent a letter of support … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina, History

English Language Bleiburg Documentary Now Available on YouTube

People wanting to know more about Croatia’s Bleiburg Tragedy can now access – for free – a recent documentary on the matter. The Croatian Film Institute have placed on YouTube  its award winning film “Bleiburg: Tito’s License for Genocide,” by … Continue reading

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Comment: Bleiburg – A Way Forward

By Brian Gallagher This year marks the 75th anniversary of what is known in Croatia as the Bleiburg Tragedy. This was when thousands of Croatian troops who fought with the Nazi puppet Independent State of Croatia (NDH), who had surrendered … Continue reading

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