The HDZ and their methods of dictatorship
Franjo Tudjman, Croatia's President and his leading party
HDZ (Croatian Democratic Union)
keep their grip on power.
After five years they succeeded to establish a well working legal insecurity,
they burn and pillage, and enslave masses.
Boris RASETA, Toni GABRIC, and Bozo MATIC
cover the fortnight of the elections in ARKzin.
ARKzin publishes the reports of the international monitors
about the war crimes of the Croatian troops
against the local population:
the shellings of refugee convoys,the liquidation of those who stayed,
the pillage and burning of houses.
When it came to power five years ago
Croatia's Presidency advertised to give the properties that
were nationalised during Yugoslavian times back to the former owners.
Well, nowadays sometimes they do - most times they don't.
It is a question of the membership to the "right" political party,
writes Tatjana Tagirov in her regular column "J'accuse".
They only want to go back to their homes if their leader Fikret Abdiµ is
going to go with them: The refugees from Velika Kladusa that fought on the
side of the Serbian militias. They want the 5th Corps of the Bosnian Army to
withdraw - and ask for police security of the European Union.
Bosiljko DOMAZET reports from the refugee camp in Kupljensko.
he ruling party HDZ (Croatian Democratic Union) of President Franjo Tudjman wants to win over two thirds of the seats in the Croatian Parliament in order to continue its policy of keeping control over the economy, courts, executives and the mass media. And also of a gradual division of Bosnia and Herzegovina.It should be done by the strengthening the role of Tu-jmans presidency, even by inaugurating Tudjman as a president for life, or a monarch.
The election law and the constituencies have been created in favour of this goal. There is a variety of so-called oppositional parties that were brought up by the HDZ. A strong Herzegowinian lobby in HDZ together with the authority of the para-state of "Herzeg-Bosnia" hold all the country as a hostage to their old ambition to annex Herzegowina to Croatia. That's why the new election law prescribes twelve seats for Croats living abroad, refering to the natives of Bosnia and Herzegowina, as well as to the emigration to Western Europe and America. "This law is a sort of juridical alchemistry, writes our Boris Raseta in his article "It is important to win".. Read about the oppositions' complains over the timing, and proceedural deficiencies of elections that enable HDZ to prepare itself better than the caught-napping opposition. Tudjman wants a one-party system with two small parties, one on right, and one on left, as a decoration, as a good-will show for the West.
Read an analyses of the ramified layers of bureaucracy in a state and municipal administration, and in business and management. A corruption and parasitism the opposition is completely incapable to cope with, faded by its opportunism sowly adopting the standards of such a barren society. The Croatian Eldorado: "How much costs a state?", asks Bozo MATIC.
Read: "The Elections of Fraude"
THE ELECTIONS OF FRAUDE
by Toni GABRIC, page:4-7
VOTERS HAVE NO IDEA
( Birafli pojma nemaju)
by Bozo MATIC, page: 8
The report of the European Union's monitor mission brings to light the same evidences, stressing out that at the time an average rate of the discovered mass-murders was six human bodies a day. After all the conclusion of these reports is that the Serbs have made a wise decision to flee, trusting not the promises of president Tudjman, who showed that he knows nothing about the comprehension of a modern state and civil rights but rather sees it as a disguise "for the tribe of our blood and name". Despite the clear evidences of crime the mass-media accused the international community of having been unjustful. The international media conspired against Croatia, they said. The public opinion accepted what they were told as an irrefutable truth and attacked hysterically those who had pointed out the real evidences. Read more of what Vanja Novak wrote in this issue.
ARKzin's Boris RASETA writes about the confession of Ivan Stamboliµ, Serbia's ex-president, the man who has inagurated Milosevic. A famous 8th session that had blown the war trumpets has condemned Yugoslavia to death. Some structures in army and intelligence service misunderstood it as a call to save Yugoslavia. At least such a wrong evaluation and the tolerance of Serbian putchist policy have led to a conflict with other nations and finally to an upsurge of Franjo Tudjman and his HDZ in Croatia. Later events were just the effect of a snowball.
Tuzla was (beside Bihac) the only part of Bosnia and Herzegowina where the non-nationalistical parties have taken over in 1990. The coalition of two socialdemocratic parties has preserved a high level of functioning of the legal state. The authority has reacted vigorously against the illegal and violent moving in flats. A crime rate although under the circumstances of war. After the blockade of the hercegovian troups leaded by Mate Boban the famine and isloation has been held lower than before the warin Tuzla. There was a high level of inter ethnical tolerance and cooperation. This is the background of the session of the Helsinki Citizen Assembly (HCA) hold in Tuzla in October.
THE REGULAR COLUMN:
Predrag RAOS wrote a satirical essay about the permanent seduction of
catholic church made by the Croatian nationalistic authority who is trying to
use it as a spiritual disguise for its egotistic, even idolatric tendencies.
A plan to build a church of the Holy Mother of Liberty indicate perfidious
tendency to pull the Catholic church from it's transcendental universalism
towards the paganic, tribal, totemism.
THE HOLY CACA
(Sveti Caca slobode)
by Pradrag RAOS, page: 12/13
ARKzin about David Bowie's newest release. A music that is more ambitious than it is normal today. The logic of it is out of standards. It's a mixture of playing and sampling, composing and improvising, noise and harmony, electronic and accustic-these are the first steps of a new music. Music is "outside" of pop sounds. Only the outsiders produce a real art, a real music, as David Bowie does.
DAVID BOWIE BY Dejan KRoIa, page: 33
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