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Public reaction to appointment of Blaženka Divjak for minister of education

Prime Minister Andrej Plenković announced in media appointment of Blaženka Divjak from Faculty of Organization and Informatics in Varaždin, as the new minister of science, education and sport. We remind the public on the shameful and unlawful acts of the Faculty of Organization and Informatics in Varaždin in case of discrimination of the assistant Dario Krešić, in which Blaženka Divjak participated as the member of the Administration of the Faculty and Pro Dean. Namely, Dario Krešić submitted in 2010 against the Faculty of Organization and Informatics lawsuit due to to discrimination based on sexual orientation. Municipal Court in Varaždin...

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Protest action “Stop Torture and Killings of Gay Men in Chechenya!”

Lesbian Group Kontra held the protest action “Stop the Torture and Killings of Gay Men in Chechnya!” in front of the Embassy of the Russian Federation. More than a hundred men were arrested for suspicion of being gay in Chechnya. They were tortured, beaten and forced to reveal information about other gay men. At least three men have been killed so far. We demand that the authorities of the Russian Federation immediately investigate all the crimes and bring to justice all those responsible for the arrest, torture and murder of gay men in Chechnya. The Embassy officer came out...

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Public statement in regards to the attack on LGBT party at the club Super Super

To whom it may concern, We are addressing you in regards to the attack by tear gas on LGBT party at the club Super Super in Zagreb. Hate crimes are especially dangerous for society due to direct violations of the principles of liberty, democracy, respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms and the rule of law. This attack is simply a symptom of the general state of society in Croatia. Lesbian Group Kontra has been alarming public for a long time regarding the escalation of hate speech towards LGBT persons by not only the radical religious groups and politicians...

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Public statement in relation to the attack on LGBT party at the club Super Super

To whom it may concern, We are addressing you in regards to the attack by tear gas on LGBT party at the club Super Super in Zagreb. Hate crimes are especially dangerous for society due to direct violations of the principles of liberty, democracy, respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms and the rule of law. This attack is simply a symptom of the general state of society in Croatia. Lesbian Group Kontra has been alarming public for a long time regarding the escalation of hate speech towards LGBT persons by not only the radical religious groups and politicians...

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Open letter to Prime Minister reagrding appointment of Ladislav Ilčić as an advisor for human rights in Government

February 6th 2017   Open letter to Prime Minister Andrej Plenković Dear Mr Prime Minister, We would like to express our protest and concerns for human rights in Croatia in regards to the appointment of Ladislav Ilčić as an advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister Davor Ivo Stier. Ladislav Ilčić, through his public statements and actions, represents exclusively the views of religious extremists and opposes the protection of human rights of women, lesbians and gay men and migrants. Ladislav Ilčić publicly proclaims international legal documents, of the UN and the European Union related to...

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