18 Nov 15 Belgrade Peace Activists Mark Vukovar Anniversary

Human rights campaigners called on the government to place memorials at detention camps in Serbia where Croatian prisoners from Vukovar were imprisoned after it fell to Yugoslav troops in 1991.

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18 Nov 15 50,000 Croatians Commemorate Fall of Vukovar

Around 50,000 people from all over Croatia and abroad gathered to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the fall of the town of Vukovar to Yugoslav troops and Serb paramilitaries.

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03 Nov 15 Serbia State Security Bosses’ Final Verdict Scheduled

The Hague Tribunal will deliver the final verdict in the war crimes case against two former Serbian state security officials, Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, on December 15.

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29 Oct 15 Croatian Serbs’ Killers Unpunished 24 Years On

Twenty-four years after Zagreb’s forces burned down Serb villagers’ houses in the east of Croatia, killing several dozen civilians, no one has yet been brought to justice.

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26 Oct 15 Croatian Right-Wingers Parade ‘Hawk Guard’ at Rallies

The right-wing Croatian Democratic Assembly of Slavonia and Baranja party has been parading a uniformed party youth unit called the Slavonic Hawk Guard at its election campaign rallies.

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22 Oct 15 Croatian Parties Use War Veterans to Woo Voters

Croatian political parties are bidding for the patriotic vote by putting veterans from the 1990s independence war on their election candidates' lists.

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16 Oct 15 Slovenian Rockers Laibach to Sue Croatian Right-Wingers

Slovenian avant-garde rockers Laibach have threatened to sue a Croatian right-wing political party for using one of the band’s best-known songs in a promotional video.

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13 Oct 15 Serbia PM: Croatian Media Insulted My Dead Relatives

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic accused Croatian newspaper Jutarnji list of insulting his dead relatives by claiming they were not killed by Nazi-allied Croat troops during WWII.

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29 Sep 15 Balkan Reconciliation a Fragile Process

Marking the 20th anniversary of the Dayton accords that ended the Bosnian war, a conference heard that relations in the region are still easily inflamed.

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28 Sep 15 Croatia to Make Yugoslav Spy Files Public

The Croatian security agency has given documents from the Yugoslav secret services to the state archives with a view to giving the public partial access to the classified files for the first time.

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28 Sep 15 Belgrade-Zagreb Row Unsettles Croatian Serb Minority

Representatives of the Serb community in Croatia said that the ongoing dispute between Belgrade and Zagreb over the increased flow of refugees could have worrying consequences for the minority.

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11 Sep 15 Croatian Veterans Promise Continued Protests During Elections

The leader of a months-long sit-in protest by Croatian war veterans said it would continue during the upcoming parliamentary election campaign to put pressure on candidates to support them.

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09 Sep 15 Croatian Military Prison Camp Trial Opens

Two former prison chiefs and three military policemen are being tried for war crimes against Serb prisoners held at the Lora detention camp in 1992, including three killings.

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25 Aug 15 Croatian Army Petitioned to Adopt Fascist Slogan

President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic has immediately rejected a petition signed by 3,200 people calling for the army to start using the Croatian WWII-era fascist chant ‘Za dom spremni’.

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24 Aug 15 Croatian War Criminal Arrested after Decade on Run

Emilio Bungur, who was convicted of war crimes against Serb civilian prisoners, was arrested near the Croatian coastal town of Sibenik after being on the run for ten years.

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