20 Apr 15 Serbian PM ‘Misused’ WWII Death Camp Anniversary

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic was accused of using a speech he made at a commemoration for victims of the Croatian-run WWII Jasenovac concentration camp for his own propaganda.

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16 Apr 15 Freed Croatian Serb Leader Hadzic Arrives in Serbia

War crimes defendant Goran Hadzic arrived in the Serbian capital after being temporarily released by the UN court in The Hague for cancer treatment.

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13 Apr 15 Ailing Croatian Serb Leader Hadzic Temporarily Freed

The UN-backed war crimes court in The Hague has granted Croatian Serb wartime leader Goran Hadzic, who has cancer, immediate temporary release for treatment in Serbia.

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10 Apr 15 Film Festival of Tolerance Opens in Zagreb

The annual Festival of Tolerance, dedicated to film and education, starts in Zagreb on Sunday, commemorating the anniversaries of the liberation of Auschwitz and the Srebrenica massacre.

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09 Apr 15 Croatia Reopens WWII Village Massacre Memorial

A memorial centre commemorating a massacre in the small Istrian village of Lipa in 1944 was reopened at its former school, commemorating the 269 victims of the Nazi-led attack.

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07 Apr 15 Serb Fighter’s Acquittal for Croatia Killings Criticised

The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre condemned the acquittal of Zarko Cubrilo, who was cleared of killing 11 civilians in the eastern Croatian village of Tenja during the war in 1991.

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06 Apr 15 Serb Fighter Acquitted of Killing Croatian Villagers

Zarko Cubrilo, a former member of the Serb territorial defence force in the eastern Croatian village of Tenja, was found not guilty of killing 11 civilians during the war in 1991.

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03 Apr 15 Roma Suffer Racial Discrimination in Croatia, UN Says

The UN Human Rights Committee expressed concern about the hardships faced by Roma people in Croatia who are cut off from the social welfare system and suffer widespread discrimination.

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02 Apr 15 Croatia Plans Compensation for Wartime Sexual Violence Victims

The government agreed a draft law which will give all Croatians who were subjected to sexual violence during the 1990s war compensation payments of at least 13,000 euro.

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02 Apr 15 Seselj Flag-Burning Raises Croatia-Serbia Tensions

After publicly burning the Croatian flag, Serbian war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj provoked Zagreb further by saying he wanted to return to Croatia “armed, on a tank”.

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31 Mar 15 Croatian Wartime General Branimir Glavas Released

Retired general and former lawmaker Glavas was released from prison, where he was being held on remand while awaiting retrial for alleged war crimes against Serbs.

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31 Mar 15 Croatia Convicts Serb Militiaman of Killing ‘Human Shields’

Zagreb county court sentenced former Croatian Serb militiaman Leonard Jankovic to ten years in jail for war crimes against civilians and prisoners of war who were abused and killed in 1991.

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30 Mar 15 Croatian War Veterans File Charges Against PM

War veterans who have been protesting for over five months said they filed charges against Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic and two Croatian media outlets, accusing them of inciting hatred.

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27 Mar 15 Croatia Arrests Serb War Crimes Suspect

Cedomir Vukadin, alleged to be a former army captain in the self-declared wartime Republic of Serbian Krajina entity in Croatia, is suspected of abusing five villagers in 1993.

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26 Mar 15 Croatia’s Satirical ‘Feral Tribune’ Celebrated in Print

A new book explores the history of Feral Tribune, a provocative anti-establishment magazine that investigated and satirised the authorities in Croatia for more than two decades.

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