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02 Jul 15 Peace-Seeking Croatian Policeman’s Death Commemorated

Relatives of Josip Reihl Kir and Croatian activists commemorated the 1991 murder of the police chief who was killed after trying to prevent armed conflict breaking out in the Osijek region.

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26 Jun 15 Croatian Serb Fighters Convicted of Sotin Massacre

A Belgrade court sentenced two former Croatian Serb fighters to a total of 24 years in prison for killing 16 civilians in the eastern Croatian village of Sotin in 1991.

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23 Jun 15 Serbian Minister Sparks ‘Fascism’ Row With Croatia

In comments likely to infuriate Zagreb, Serbian labour minister Aleksandar Vulin claimed that fascism is on the rise in Croatia after his trip to a WWII concentration camp sparked anger.

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23 Jun 15 Serbian Minister Sparks ‘Fascism’ Row With Croatia

In comments likely to infuriate Zagreb, Serbian labour minister Aleksandar Vulin claimed that fascism is on the rise in Croatia after his trip to a WWII concentration camp sparked anger.

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18 Jun 15 Goran Hadzic ‘Too Ill for Trial to Continue’

Lawyers for war crimes defendant Goran Hadzic, who was temporarily released for cancer treatment, asked the Hague Tribunal to stop or suspend the trial because he has not long to live.

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16 Jun 15 Croatian MEPs Urge UEFA Leniency Over Swastika

Croatian members of the European Parliament condemned the imprinting of a swastika on the pitch at an international football match last week but asked UEFA not to punish the country’s team.

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02 Jun 15 Serbia Repatriates Croatian War Criminal

A Belgrade court ruled that war criminal Veljko Maric, who was the subject of a high-level dispute between the Serbian and Croatian governments, could be sent back to his home country.

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02 Jun 15 Croatia to Try 1990s Serb Leader in Absentia

Milan Martic, the leader of rebel Serbs during the 1990s war in Croatia, will be tried in absentia for allegedly organising rocket attacks on Croatian towns in 1995.

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02 Jun 15 Serbian Church Demands Vatican Talks Over Stepinac

Serbian Orthodox Church seeks talks with Rome over its plans to canonize Croatian Archbishop Alojzije Stepinac - a hate figure among many Serbs for his role in the Second World War.

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01 Jun 15 Croatian PM Cools Angry Feud With War Veterans

Senior Croatian government officials met angry war veterans on Monday and attempted to defuse a conflict that took a violent turn last week.

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29 May 15 Serbia Jails ex-Policemen for Beli Manastir Crimes

Three former Serb policemen in Croatia have been jailed for killing and mistreating non-Serb civilians in Beli Manastir during the war in Croatia in 1991.

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29 May 15 Croatia PM Addresses Nation on Clashes With Veterans

After veterans clashed with police in the heart of Zagreb, the embattled PM has offered talks but says he will not surrender to force.

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29 May 15 Croatia Police Trap Protesting Veterans in Church

After protesting war veterans retreated to the central St Marks church, following a brief scuffle with the police, the police kept the protesters trapped in the building which the clergy forbade them from entering.

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26 May 15 Croatian Soldier Jailed for ‘Medak Pocket’ War Crime

Former Croatian soldier Velibor Solaja was sentenced to five years in jail for killing an elderly woman during the Croatian military’s ‘Medak Pocket’ operation in September 1993.

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25 May 15 Serb Paramilitary ‘Captain Dragan’ Set for Extradition

The Croatian justice ministry confirmed that former Serb paramilitary leader Dragan Vasiljkovic will be extradited from Australia to Croatia by July 15 to stand trial for alleged war crimes.

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