Zagreb, October 12th, 2021 Youth Initiative for Human Rights Croatia staff, Branka Vierda, Dorotea Strelec, and Ana Gvozdić, attended a transitional justice training organized by the Youth Initiative for Human Rights Serbia in Vršac in the period of September 27 – 29, with the support of the Government of the United Kingdom and the United Nations […]

Zagreb, September 23, 2021 The Youth Initiative for Human Rights encourages the competent authorities in the City of Karlovac to, instead of naming the bridge after the Special Unit of the Grom Police, whose member was Mihajlo Hrastov, name the Koranski bridge after a peace activist Jelka Glumičić. May Jelka’s bridge become a symbol of […]

Zagreb, September 23, 2021 A photography exhibition “On the Move” by Damir Šagolj, Igor Čoko, Sandra Vitaljić, and Goran Boričić was set up at the Fališ Festival in Šibenik from September 1st until September 4th, 2021. Through 22 photographs, the exhibition reflected about universal human values, the foundations of the European Union, and questioned what […]

Zagreb, 23.8.2021. On Wednesday, August 18th, 2021, the program assistant for justice and reconciliation at the Youth Initiative for Human Rights – Croatia, Ana Gvozdić, participated in the panel “(Re)creating Memories”, held as part of the program “In Youth Eyes” within the “Dealing with the past” program of the Sarajevo Film Festival, which took place […]

Hidden in the Petriceva Ulica in the center of Zagreb the “Memorijalni centar raketiranja Zagreba” (Memory Center of the Shelling of Zagreb in 1991 and 1995) is located, which is a collection of the City museum of Zagreb. The Museum is dedicated to the events of Yugoslav Air Force strike on Banski dvori and artillery attacks […]

Croatia – beautiful beaches, incredible landscape, very friendly and hospitable people – this is what lots of people in Germany think about this country or what they experienced during their summer holidays on the Adriatic coast. When I came to Zagreb I had no touristic experience – I have never been to Zagreb or Croatia […]

On the 30th May 2016 we visited the Memorial of Jasenovac. After a two-and-a-half-hour lasting trip by train from Zagreb we arrived at the train station of the village Jasenovac – in the middle of nowhere, near the Bosnian border. We didn´t have internet connection and unfortunately no idea how to find the way to […]