croatia-quashes-wwii-pro-fascist-intellectual-verdict-07-21-2017
21 Jul 17 Croatia Quashes WWII Pro-Fascist Academic’s Conviction

A Zagreb court overturned the 1945 verdict that convicted academic Filip Lukas of supporting Nazi occupation forces because of his connections with Croatia’s WWII-era fascist government

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21 Jul 17 Montenegro Urged to Challenge Killer’s Statue in Croatia

Activists in Montenegro accused the government of not doing enough to pressurise Croatia to remove a monument to a Croat who killed a Montenegrin ambassador in 1971.

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19 Jul 17 Croatian Town Removes Tito’s Name from Square

The town of Karlovac changed the name of a square dedicated to Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito to honour 1990s war veterans, amid an ongoing dispute in Croatia about the former Communist leaders legacy.

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serbian-mp-plaque-stirs-controversy-in-montenegro-07-17-2017
17 Jul 17 Montenegro Vows to Remove Memorial to Assassin

The Montenegrin authorities have vowed to remove a controversial monument to Punisa Racic - the Serb nationalist MP who assassinated Croatian leader Stjepan Radic in the Yugoslav parliament in 1928.

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13 Jul 17 Croatian Serb Rebels ‘Armed by Yugoslav Army’

The defence lawyer for former Serbian State Security Service chief Jovica Stanisic told the UN war crimes tribunal that rebel Serbs in Croatia mostly got weapons from the Yugoslav People’s Army, not the security service.

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12 Jul 17 Serbian Security Official ‘Sent Guns to Croatian Serbs’

A prosecution witness at UN war crimes court accused former Serbian State Security official Franko Simatovic of delivering weapons to rebel Serbs in the Krajina area of Croatia in 1991.

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07 Jul 17 Croatian Serbs ‘Ostracised’ by Mainstream Media

Research of Croatian daily media coverage showed that the issues of the country’s Serb minority are under-represented, and that they are not given the opportunity to voice their problems.

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05 Jul 17 Hague Rejects Croatia Role in Bosnian Croats’ Trial

The UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague has turned down Croatia’s request to be allowed to participate in the trial of six former Bosnian Croat officials from the Herzeg-Bosna wartime statelet.

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05 Jul 17 Serb Police ‘Robbed and Killed Croats’ in 1991

At the retrial of former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic in The Hague, a prosecution witness said Serb police robbed and killed Croats in an attack on a Croatian village in 1991.

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croatian-ex-detainees-ready-for-this-year-s-commemoration-in-stajicevo-07-03-2017
04 Jul 17 Croatian Ex-Detainees Plan Serbian Jail Camp Visit

Croatia and Serbia agreed that former Croatian detainees can hold a commemoration at a wartime prison camp in Stajicevo, but ex-prisoners claimed Belgrade is blocking prosecutions of those who committed crimes there.

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30 Jun 17 Croatia’s Undemocratic Regimes Council’s Mission Still Unclear

After almost four months, Croatia’s government-backed Council for Dealing with Consequences of the Rule of Non-Democratic Regimes met for the first time, but its specific goals remain vague.

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29 Jun 17 Slobodan Milosevic ‘Accepted Bosnia Peace Plan’

Former Serbian State Security official Franko Simatovic’s lawyer argued that Slobodan Milosevic could not have been the leader of a Serb criminal enterprise in Bosnia and Croatia because he accepted an international peace plan.

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milosevic-didn-t-command-serbs-in-bosnia-croatia-06-28-2017
28 Jun 17 Milosevic ‘Didn’t Command’ Serbs in Bosnia, Croatia

Former Serbian State Security chief Jovica Stanisic’s defence lawyer told the Hague war crimes court that Slobodan Milosevic had influence but not command over Serb leaders in Bosnia and Croatia.

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serbia-and-croatia-neglect-world-war-ii-memorials-06-28-2017
28 Jun 17 Serbia and Croatia Neglect World War II Memorials

World War II memorials in Serbia and Croatia are often neglected, some of them deliberately, according to new findings from the Centre for Holocaust Research and Education.

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belgrade-backed-paramilitaries-blamed-for-widespread-wartime-crimes-06-27-2017
27 Jun 17 Belgrade-Backed Paramilitaries Blamed for Ethnic Cleansing

At the retrial of former Serbian security officials Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, a witness said Serb paramilitary groups like Arkan’s Tigers and the Red Berets carried out ethnic cleansing under Belgrade’s command.

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