27 Jan 15 Croatia Drops Warrant for Branimir Glavas Arrest

Zagreb county court revoked an international warrant for wartime general Branimir Glavas, who could now return to Croatia without being detained after the quashing of his war crimes conviction.

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27 Jan 15 Croatian Policemen Indicted for Operation Storm War Crimes

The former deputy commander of the Croatian special police, Zeljko Sacic, and a member of a special police unit, Franjo Drljo, were charged with war crimes against Serb civilians in August 1995.

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21 Jan 15 Hague Prosecutors Appeal Again for Seselj’s Detention

Prosecutors at the international war crimes court have again asked for Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj, who was released for cancer treatment, to be returned to custody.

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20 Jan 15 Bosnia Frees Croatian Wartime Commander Glavas

Wartime general and former right-wing Croatian politician Branimir Glavas was released from jail in Bosnia, where he was serving his sentence, after Zagreb overturned his war crimes conviction.

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20 Jan 15 Croatian MEPs Accuse Serbia of Unjust Prosecutions

Croatian members of the European parliament called on the EU to help prevent Serbia from prosecuting people for war crimes committed on Croatian territory.

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19 Jan 15 Croatian Leader Appeals to UN Over Seselj

Newly-elected Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic urged the UN secretary-general to push for Serbian nationalist war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj to be returned to custody in The Hague.

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14 Jan 15 Croatian Spy Official ‘Blocked Assassination Probes’

A witness accused former Yugoslav intelligence official Josip Perkovic, on trial over the murder of a Croatian émigré, of obstructing a 1990s investigation into killings by the secret service.

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14 Jan 15 Croatia Election Result ‘Will Affect Ties to Serbia’

A Croatian Serb leader, Milorad Pupovac, said Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic’s win in the presidential elections will do further damage to strained relations between the two neighbouring countries.

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13 Jan 15 Croatia Quashes Branimir Glavas War Crimes Sentence

Croatia’s constitutional court overturned a supreme court ruling that found wartime general and former politician Glavas guilty of war crimes and sentenced him to eight years in jail.

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12 Jan 15 New Croatia President Celebrates with Protesting Veterans

After winning Croatia’s presidential election, Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic celebrated at a protest camp in Zagreb set up by ex-soldiers who are demanding the resignation of the war veterans’ minister.

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09 Jan 15 Croatia Presidential Candidates Talk Tough on Serbia

Both candidates for the presidency took a tough stance on Serbia in a televised debate after an election campaign in which issues from the 1990s war were overshadowed by Croatia’s economic woes.

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07 Jan 15 Yugoslav Spy Trial Awaits Hitman’s Testimony

As the murder trial of two former secret service officials continues in Germany, 2015 will see potentially explosive testimony from a former hitman for Yugoslav intelligence.

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30 Dec 14 Memorial Mass for Croatian Nazi Slammed as 'Disgrace'

The Simon Wiesenthal Centre has described the memorial mass held in Zagreb for Croatia's wartime Fascist dictator, Ante Pavelic, as an insult to the memory of hundreds of thousands of victims of his regime.

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24 Dec 14 Croatia Indicts Alleged Manjaca Camp Commander

The state attorney’s office indicted the alleged commander of the Serb-run Manjaca detention camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the abuse of prisoners of war in 1991.

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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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