Second World War

800 victims from Huda Jama mass grave to be reburied in Maribor

According the Slovenian commission in charge of identifying mass graves of victims killed in the wake of the Second World War, an estimated 3000 victims were buried in the abandoned coal mine...

Bishops say treatment of past inappropriate

The Croatian Bishops' Conference said in a press release on Saturday that at its 53rd plenary earlier this week the bishops considered "the inappropriate treatment of the past which is then...

Children from Sisak WWII concentration camp commemorated

The Serb National Council and the Sisak Serb National Minority Council organised at the Sisak children's cemetery on Saturday the traditional Remembrance Day for war orphans who died at the Sisak...

Remains of post-WW2 Huda Jama victims being transferred to Maribor cemetery

The transfer of the victims is likely to be completed by the end of this week when Slovenian President Borut Pahor is due to attend a commemoration at the Maribor cemetery.

Jasenovac concentration camp victims commemorated

Former Croatian President and honorary SABA president Stjepan Mesic said that three separate commemorations for the Jasenovac concentration camp victims were the result of an attempt to falsify...

Germany raids homes of former SS soldiers over World War II massacre

German police have raided the homes of three former members of the Hitler Youth as part of an investigation into a massacre carried out by the Nazis in the north of France during World War II.

Croatian Library for the Blind celebrates 50th anniversary

At a ceremony held in Zagreb's Vidra Theatre, the library's director Sanja Frajtag presented a chronology of events that led to the establishment of this institution.