Croatian parliament decided not to hold referendum on changes to election law or repeal of Istanbul Convention

By Hina, 18 February 2019
(photo credit: Total Croatia News)
(photo credit: Total Croatia News)
There will be no referendums on changes to the election law or on repealing the Council of Europe Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, the Croatian parliament decided by a majority vote on Friday. With 105 votes in favour, 16 against and two abstentions, the parliament upheld the conclusion of its Committee on the Constitution, Standing Orders and Political System which said that conditions had not been met to call the two nation-wide referendums, initiated by two civil society groups - The People Decide and The Truth About the Istanbul Convention.
Read the full article here: Total Croatia News


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