15 Feb 18 War Widows Slam Croatian President over Anti-Vucic Protest

Croatian war widows criticised Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic for describing protesters against Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic’s visit to Zagreb this week as “individuals from the margins of the political spectrum”.

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14 Feb 18 Croats Tried for Herzeg-Bosnia Prison Camp Abuse

The trial of Marinko Maric and Zeljko Rodin, former Bosnian Croat soldiers accused of abusing Bosniak civilian detainees and prisoners of war in 1993, was told how prisoners were abused and intimidated in camps.

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13 Feb 18 War Questions ‘Suppressed’ During Vucic’s Croatia Visit: MPs

Croatian opposition MPs criticised officials in Zagreb for telling journalists not to ask visiting Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic questions about his nationalist rhetoric during the 1990s wars.

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12 Feb 18 Vucic Hands Files on Missing Serbs to Croatia

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic handed over files on Serbs who went missing in wartime to his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, as both pledged to resolve disputes that have heightened tensions.

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01 Feb 18 US Deports Serb War Crimes Suspect to Croatia

Former Serb fighter Slobodan Mutic was deported to Croatia from the US and put into a remand prison while authorities investigate his alleged participation in war crimes and murder.

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01 Feb 18 Milosevic ‘Didn’t Fully Back Bosnian Serb War Goals’

Former Serbian security chief Jovica Stanisic’s defence tried to prove that Slobodan Milosevic advocated the acceptance of peace plans in Bosnia and Herzegovina which did not meet the Bosnian Serbs’ goals.

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01 Feb 18 Croatian Serb Policeman ‘Didn’t Have Authority’ over Abusers

A witness told the trial of Veljko Stepanovic, a former policeman in a self-proclaimed wartime Serb statelet in Croatia, that the defendant didn’t have the authority to prevent the abuse of prisoners.

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31 Jan 18 Croatian Court Rejects War Criminal Mercep’s Appeal

Croatia’s Constitutional Court rejected an appeal from Tomislav Mercep, a former interior ministry official and alleged head of a police unit that killed Serb civilians, against his war crimes convictions.

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29 Jan 18 Croatian Serb Policemen Accused of Raping Roma Women

Serbia’s Humanitarian Law Centre NGO filed a criminal complaint accusing Croatian Serb policemen of the wartime rape of six Roma women, one of whom was pregnant and three of whom were underage.

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29 Jan 18 Balkan States ‘Expected to Sign Truth Commission Agreement’

A coalition campaigning for the establishment of the RECOM regional fact-finding commission on the 1990s wars said ex-Yugoslav states could sign an agreement committing their support in July.

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26 Jan 18 Serbia, Croatia Spar Over Concentration Camp Exhibition

Zagreb accused Belgrade of spreading “false information” with its exhibition at UN headquarters in New York about the WWII concentration camp at Jasenovac in Croatia.

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23 Jan 18 Stanisic was Croatian Serb Rebels’ ‘Commander’: Witness

Milan Martic, who led the police in a rebel Croatian Serb wartime statelet, called Serbian security chief Jovica Stanisic his “true and only commander”, a witness at the Hague war crimes court alleged.

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18 Jan 18 Poor Progress for Human Rights in the Balkans, HRW Report

Attacks on journalists, discrimination against minorities, poor protection of refugees and lack of political will to prosecute war crimes remain problems in most Balkan countries in 2017, Human Rights Watch's World Report 2018 said.

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17 Jan 18 Croatia Court Acquits Priest Who Defended NDH

A court in Split has acquitted a Catholic priest of charges of disturbing public order, after he defended Croatia's wartime Fascist state in a sermon.

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16 Jan 18 Croatia Issues Light Sentence For 1998 Serb Killing

County court in the Croatian coastal city Split issued one-year prison sentence for two Croats who beat a Serb on Orthodox Christmas in 1998.

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