Counties with Croatian majorities will soon make a proposition of referendum law to county parliaments. That way, after Republika Srpska and Federation, counties will be able to make decisions based on direct democracy, decisions not susceptible to politicization and dismissal, as that politicization and dismissal is being conducted today by media assault on certain political parties.
Ante Cuvalo, Ph. D. - President Petar Radielovic – Secretary Alliance of Croats of Bosnia and Herzegovina***
The slaughter of Andjelko Andjelic (68) and his two daughters, Mara (46) and Zorica (27) took place in the village of Kostajnica, near the town of Konjic, in Bosnia and Herzegovina on December 24, 2002. Andjelko's son Marinko (30) was seriously injured during the attack. They were gunned down in their home while making Christmas preparations.
THE WITNESS EXPERT DR. MLADEN ANCIC ON THE ROLE OF THE PROSECUTION IN THE ICTY, THE HAGUE
Congress flirted earlier this year with taking a more assertive role in determining U.S. policy in Kosovo and the other countries in the Balkans, but ultimately chose to stick with the pattern that has characterized most of the last several decades: Congress grumps and grouses from time to time but essentially leaves foreign policy to the president, which means to the executive branch.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia - There's something strange going on here. If you look around the Balkans today you'll see that democracy movements are tentatively sprouting in the two ethnically pure Balkan states that caused the most trouble during the Bosnian war: Serbia and Croatia. And democracy is least alive and well in the place where NATO and U.S. troops are present, namely multi- ethnic Bosnia (and Kosovo).
The first ever democratic and multi-party elections characterized a process where the aspirations of newly independent and internationally recognized states on the territory of the former Yugoslavia were expressed.