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17 Dec 14 Croatia Offers Concession to Protesting Veterans

The Croatian government met one of the demands of ex-soldiers from the 1991-95 war who have been protesting for two months outside the veterans’ ministry in Zagreb.

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12 Dec 14 Serb Paramilitary ‘Captain Dragan’ Closer to Extradition

Former Serb paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic’s court plea to stop his extradition from Australia to Croatia, where he is wanted for alleged war crimes, was turned down.

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11 Dec 14 Hague Defendants’ Health Problems Threaten Trials

The Hague Tribunal’s president warned that long-awaited verdicts in the war crimes trials of Ratko Mladic, Goran Hadzic and Vojislav Seselj are being delayed because of their poor health.

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11 Dec 14 Croatian Veterans Protest Post-War Suicides

Some 3,000 former soldiers marched through the centre of Zagreb, demanding that the government take action after the suicides of numerous 1990s war veterans.

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10 Dec 14 War Criminal Invited to Tudjman Commemoration

The opposition Croatian Democratic Union party invited Branimir Glavas, who is in jail in Bosnia, to events to mark the 15th anniversary of the death of former president Franjo Tudjman.

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09 Dec 14 Croatian Serbs Plead Innocent to Trpinja Killings

Ten former Croatian Serb fighters are on trial for killing 24 civilians and prisoners of war in 1991 in Trpinja near the town of Vukovar.

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08 Dec 14 Montenegro Urged To Punish Dubrovnik Attackers

On the 23rd anniversary of the deadliest wartime attack on the Croatian city of Dubrovnik, human-rights NGOs urged the authorities to prosecute Montenegrins who took part in it.

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02 Dec 14 Seselj Rejects Return to Hague Tribunal Jail

Serbian war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj, temporarily freed for cancer treatment, vowed not to go back to the Hague Tribunal voluntarily after the prosecution demanded his return to custody.

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28 Nov 14 Seselj ‘Hate Speech’ Angers War Victims

Victims’ groups have praised the European parliament’s resolution condemning the recently-released Serbian war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj for his ‘warmongering’ nationalist rhetoric.

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27 Nov 14 Euro Parliament Condemns ‘Warmongering’ Seselj

The European parliament adopted a resolution urging the Hague Tribunal to rethink its decision to temporarily release Serbian ultra-nationalist war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj.

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27 Nov 14 Croatia Probes ‘Salami King’ Over War Profiteering

A well-known producer of salami and other meat products, Georg ‘Djuro’ Gavrilovic, is under investigation for allegedly taking money intended for buying arms for Croatian forces in the 1990s war.

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26 Nov 14 Croatia Indicts Soldier for Operation Storm Killings

Former soldier Rajko Krickovic was charged with shooting two Serb civilians and burning another one alive in the village of Kijani after the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm in August 1995.

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26 Nov 14 Hague Tribunal Reveals Conditions for Seselj Release

The Hague Tribunal finally published the conditions for the temporary release of Serbian war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj, while Croatia’s parliament called for him to be incarcerated again.

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26 Nov 14 Serbia Jails Fighter for Massacre in Croatia

The Belgrade appeals court jailed ex-fighter Petar Ciric for 15 years over a mass killing at Ovcara Farm near Vukovar in Croatia after the town fell to Serbian troops in 1991.

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25 Nov 14 Croatia Threatens Serbia EU Bid Over War Crimes

Croatia’s justice minister warned that Zagreb will block Serbia’s EU accession talks if Belgrade does not prosecute war criminals and outlaw support for the nationalist Chetnik movement.

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