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Independent Democratic Serb Party
Samostalna demokratska srpska stranka
Самостална демократска српска странка
President "Milorad Pupovac[1]
Founded 5 March 1997 (1997-03-05)[2]
Headquarters "Vukovar, "Croatia
"Ideology "Serb minority politics
"Social democracy
"Anti-fascism
"Pro-Europeanism
"Political position "Centre-left
"European Parliament group "Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats[3]
Colours              Official

     Unofficial
"Sabor
3 / 151
Website
sdss.hr

The Independent Democratic Serb Party ("Croatian: Samostalna demokratska srpska stranka, SDSS, "Serbian: Самостална демократска српска странка) is a "social democratic political party of "Croatian Serbs.

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History[edit]

It was formed in 1997 led by "Vojislav Stanimirović. In the "Croatian parliamentary election, 2003, it beat its main rival, the "Serb People's Party (SNS), taking all three seats reserved for Serb representatives in the Croatian parliament.

After the elections, the Independent Democratic Serb Party made an agreement with the winning "Croatian Democratic Union led by "Ivo Sanader in which they agreed on fulfilling several SDSS demands such as refugee return, strengthening of national equality, judicial reform and cooperation with neighbouring countries. In the "Croatian parliamentary election, 2007, they retained their three seats in the Parliament. In the "Cabinet of Ivo Sanader II, their member "Slobodan Uzelac received the position of vice-president of government. In the "Croatian parliamentary election, 2011, they again won their three seats in the Parliament on the Serbian minority electoral list.

Electoral results[edit]

"Croatian Parliament
Year  % of popular vote Overall seats won District XII Government
"2003 1.99%
3 / 151
3 / 8
opposition
"2007 2.0%
3 / 151
3 / 8
government
"2011 2.0%
3 / 151
3 / 8
government support
"2015 2.0%
3 / 151
3 / 8
opposition
"2016 2.0%
3 / 151
3 / 8
government support

Self-definition[edit]

The SDSS is a democratic party of liberal and social democratic orientation, but in the present circumstances, it is also a Serb national party.

Political goals:

  1. Refugee return, especially of Serbs; finishing renewal of war damaged areas
  2. The right to buy earlier state-owned flats, under earlier legislation (before peaceful reintegration of Croatian Podunavlje, when deadline for buying state-owned flats ended)
  3. State protection and securing of existing rights of national minorities, especially "Serbs in Croatia
  4. Cultural and educational autonomy of Serbs in Croatia, through use of "Serbian language and writings, use of Serbian "national symbols, education in Serbian, foundation of Serb organizations in education and culture, foundation of Serbian information media and the maintaining of Serbian traditions and customs
  5. Professionalization of the armed forces
  6. Regionalism and decentralization
  7. Croatian integration into the EU and developing economic relations with "Serbia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Milorad Pupovac izabran za predsjednika SDSS-a". "Jutarnji list (in Croatian). "HINA. 2 July 2017. Retrieved 2 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Desničarenje je usmjereno na aktualnu vlast, a Srbi su samo povod". portalnovosti.com (in Serbian). 13 March 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Hrvatski sabor - Zastupnici promatrači Hrvatskoga sabora u Europskom parlamentu" (in Croatian). Sabor.hr. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 

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