European Court of Human Rights finds Croatia responsible for the deaths and injuries of persons it deprived of liberty!
Yesterday, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) delivered a second judgment finding that Croatia is violating human rights of refugees and other migrants. It brought a tiny fragment of justice to the three deceased persons and the seriously injured Abdejalil Daraibou, who were at the time in the police station and under the authority of the border police, and whose right to life Croatia violated.
The illegal entry of police officers into the premises of the environmental association Zelena akcija/FoE Croatia in Zagreb, which took place on Monday evening, is inadmissible and represents a gross violation of police authority. FoE Croatia, the Center for Peace Studies and Gong will request an investigation from the competent institutions!
Croatia's Schengen accession is on the agenda of today’s meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council. If ministers vote in favour, it will be despite ample evidence of systematic human rights violations at Croatia’s borders, as well as breaches of the Schengen acquis itself.
The Decision on December 8, 2022, by the Council of the European Union to admit Croatia into the Schengen area despite substantiated reports of frequent breaches of EU and international human rights law by Croatian authorities and its border guards shows disregard for the EU’s commitment to fundamental rights, 8 leading human rights and humanitarian organizations said today.
First conference organized by refugee and migrant activists to advocate for their rights held in Zagreb
The first National Conference on the Promotion of the Rights of Migrants and Refugees in Croatia was held at the Sheraton Hotel on Wednesday 7.12., a conference that was designed, implemented and led by migrant and refugee activists: human rights advocates, and integration experts. The activists were supported in preparations and logistics by the Centre for Peace Studies as part of the European project 2incING, designed with the aim of strengthening the advocacy capacities of refugees and migrants.
On November 30th, BEST consortium partners will hold an international conference in Brussels and online, at Atelier 29.
ONLINE CONFERENCE: Countering Shrinking Civic Space and Creating Enabling Environment for Civil Society in the EU
The coalition of Croatian civil society organizations invite you to ONLINE conference Countering Shrinking Civic Space and Creating Enabling Environment for Civil Society in the EU which will be held on November 24 and 25, 2022, which will be held via the platform ZOOM.
The peak of this year's edition of Global Education Week takes place from November 14th to 20th but with the tendency to keep organizing GE activities throughout the year. Global Education Week is an annual worldwide initiative to raise awareness on the importance of developing the global competence of young people, as well as other citizens, and this year it is being held under the same motto as last year - ‘It’s our World, let’s take action!".
On the occasion of the International Day of Peace, the SOLIDAR Foundation, of which the Center for Peace Studies is a member, emphasizes the importance of peace education, especially in the current political situation.