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30 Oct 14 Protesting Croatian Veterans Take Demands to Parliament

The former soldiers, who are in their second week of non-stop protests, went to the Croatian parliament to repeat their demand for the sacking of the war veterans minister.

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29 Oct 14 Croatia PM Rejects Protesting Veterans’ Demands

Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said he would not submit to ‘ultimatums’ from the former soldiers who have been protesting for 10 days, demanding the war veterans minister’s dismissal.

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28 Oct 14 Croatian Ex-Soldier Attempts Suicide at Veterans’ Protest

A former serviceman set himself on fire outside the war veterans’ ministry in Zagreb – the second tragic incident at the veterans’ protest after a female ex-soldier died last week.

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27 Oct 14 Croatian War Veterans’ Protest Enters Second Week

Rejecting a face-to-face appeal from President Ivo Josipovic, protesting ex-soldiers said they would not end their non-stop sit-in outside the war veterans’ ministry until their demands are met.

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24 Oct 14 Croatian Veterans Vow to Continue Tent-Camp Protest

Former soldiers camped out in front of the war veterans’ ministry for the fifth day in a row, demanding improved benefits and the resignation of the minister.

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23 Oct 14 Disabled Croatian Veterans Rally After Protest Death

War veterans who have been protesting in Zagreb for several days held a commemoration for a wheelchair-bound female ex-soldier who reportedly died from exhaustion at a late-night rally.

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20 Oct 14 Yugoslav Spy Trial Told of ‘Double Agent Assassin’

The trial of Zdravko Mustac and Josip Perkovic, former Yugoslav intelligence chiefs accused of killing a Croat émigré, heard claims that a key prosecution witness was an assassin and a German spy.

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20 Oct 14 Croatian Serb Official Demands Jail Transfer from Estonia

Former Croatian Serb minister Milan Martic, who is serving a 35-year sentence for war crimes, wants to be moved from Estonia, where he claims that prison conditions are poor.

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17 Oct 14 Hearings Start in Munich of Yugoslav Spy Chiefs

The first hearing for Zdravko Mustac and Josip Perkovic, two former Yugoslav Intelligence officers accused of killing a Croat emigre, started on Friday in Munich.

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17 Oct 14 Yugoslav Spy Chiefs' Trial Opens in Germany

Senior Yugoslav intelligence service ex-officials Zvonko Mustac and Josip Perkovic are being tried in Munich for involvement in plotting the murder of a Croatian émigré in 1983.

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06 Oct 14 WWII Children’s Concentration Camp Remembered in Croatia

Survivors joined a memorial ceremony for victims of the concentration camp in Sisak where Serb, Jewish and Roma children were imprisoned by the Nazis and Croatia’s wartime Ustasa regime.

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06 Oct 14 Serb Military Police ‘Shot Captive Croatian Soldier’

A witness said he saw the military policemen shoot the captive while Serb forces were retreating from the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm offensive in the Banovina area in August 1995.

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03 Oct 14 Jailed Croatia General Sues Over ‘War Profiteer’ Claim

General Branimir Glavas, currently serving a war crimes sentence in Bosnia, has been sent to Croatia to pursue his libel case against the mayor of Osijek, who called him a war profiteer.

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02 Oct 14 Croatia Commemorates 1991 Attack on Dubrovnik

Wreaths were laid in the coastal city to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the attack by the Yugoslav People’s Army and Montenegrin Territorial Defence forces which began an eight-month siege.

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01 Oct 14 Yugoslav General Sparks Vukovar War Crimes Controversy

Croatian wartime officials accused former Yugoslav general Andrija Raseta of responsibility for atrocities in Vukovar in 1991 after he gave a controversial interview blaming Serb paramilitaries.

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