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24 Apr 17 Rival Events Commemorate Croatian WWII Camp Victims

Croatia’s Jews, Serbs and anti-fascists have again boycotted the state commemoration of victims of the Jasenovac WWII concentration camp over claims that the government tolerates pro-fascist activities.

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20 Apr 17 Zagreb Award For Jasenovac Film Director Draws Protests

Zagreb city assembly has awarded the maker of a controversial documentary on the Ustasa-run concentration camp at Jasenovac - despite claims that it sets out to downplay the crimes committed there during World War II.

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19 Apr 17 Perkovic Defence Lodges Appeal Before German Court

The lawyer of former Yugoslav State Security Service officer Josip Perkovic confirmed they had filed an appeal before the court in the case of the murder of a Croatian émigré in Germany in 1983.

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06 Apr 17 Slovenia Urged to Ban Croatian Nationalist Singer

Politicians called for Croatian singer Marko Perkovic Thompson to be barred from playing a concert in Slovenia, alleging his nationalist lyrics incite hatred, but organisers insist there is no legal basis for a ban.

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04 Apr 17 Croatian Ex-Police Given Minor Sentences for War Crimes

Two former Croatian military policemen were sentenced to two years in jail each for war crimes against Serb civilians at the Kuline military prison near Sibenik in 1993.

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30 Mar 17 Bosnian Croat Veterans Demand Croatia Pay Their Pensions

Bosnian Croat war veterans are demanding that after years of delay, Zagreb pays the retirement pensions they earned while fighting with the Croatian Defence Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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29 Mar 17 Belgrade Prosecutor Demands Jail for Serb Fighters

A Belgrade court was urged to convict and imprison ten former Serb soldiers and paramilitaries for the killings of dozens of unarmed civilians in the Croatian village of Lovas in 1991.

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28 Mar 17 Prosecutors Demand Longer Sentences for Bosnian Croat Leaders

Prosecutors asked the Hague Tribunal to increase the jail sentences of six Bosnian Croat leaders accused of wartime crimes in the unrecognised statelet of Herzeg-Bosna to a total of 220 years.

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28 Mar 17 Croatian Dam ‘Repeatedly Attacked’ During 1990s War

At the war crimes trial of former Yugoslav general Borislav Djukic, the ex-director of a hydroelectric plant on Lake Peruca in Croatia recalled how it came under repeated attack during the conflict.

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27 Mar 17 Bosnian Croat Ex-Official Denies Mass Prisoner Abuses

Berislav Pusic, the head of the wartime Bosnian Croat prisoner exchange commission, appealed against his conviction, arguing he was not responsible for crimes against Bosniak detainees in 1993 and 1994.

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27 Mar 17 Croatian Serbs Boycott WWII Camp Commemoration

Croatia’s main Serb organisation will again boycott the annual state commemoration at the WWII concentration camp Jasenovac because a plaque with an Ustasa fascist slogan was installed near the site.

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24 Mar 17 Bosnian Croat Military Police Chief Challenges Conviction

The wartime commander of the Bosniak Croat military police force, Valentin Coric, jailed by the Hague Tribunal for 16 years for war crimes against Bosniaks, appealed against his conviction.

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24 Mar 17 US Holocaust Envoy Warns Croatia About Fascist Symbols

On a visit to Croatia, the US State Department envoy for Holocaust issues warned the authorities that symbols of the WWII fascist Ustasa movement are offensive to victims and their families.

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23 Mar 17 Bosnian Croat Deputy Commander Denies Ethnic Cleansing

Former Croatian Defence Council deputy commander Milivoje Petkovic appealed at the Hague Tribunal against his 20-year prison sentence for wartime crimes against Bosniaks.

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23 Mar 17 Bosnia, Croatia Asked to Help With Payment of Hague Defendant’s €2.8m Debt

The Hague Tribunal asked Bosnia and Croatia to help with payment of the 2.8 million euro defence debt of Bosnian Croat ex-military chief Slobodan Praljak, who is currently appealing against his war crimes conviction.

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