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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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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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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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27 Jun 17 Zagreb Mayor Decides to Rename Tito Square

Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandic said that he will ask the city assembly for the square named after former Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito to be renamed the Square of the Republic of Croatia.

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26 Jun 17 Far-Right Croatian NGO to Honour Ustasa Commander

A marginal far-right NGO announced it will put up a plaque honouring Jure Francetic, the commander of a Croatian World War II fascist Ustasa unit responsible for large-scale crimes against Serbs and Jews.

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23 Jun 17 Croatia Seeks Role in Bosnian Croats’ Hague Trial

Croatia has filed an appeal to the Hague war crimes tribunal, asking to be allowed to participate in the trial of six former Bosnian Croat officials, but prosecutors have objected.

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22 Jun 17 Serbian Official Blames Yugoslav Army for Croatia Crimes

Former Serbian security chief Jovica Stanisic’s lawyer told the Hague Tribunal that the Yugoslav People’s Army was responsible for crimes in the Serb-led Republic of Serbian Krajina wartime statelet in Croatia in 1991.

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21 Jun 17 Serbian Security Chiefs ‘Seen in Croatia Conflict Zone’

A former Yugoslav People’s Army colonel told the UN court in The Hague that he saw Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic in 1991 in the Knin area, where crimes against Croats were committed.

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20 Jun 17 Serbian Official Denies Key Role in Croatian War

The defence lawyer for former security official Franko Simatovic told the Hague Tribunal that a witness’s claim that the Serbian State Security Service was a protagonist in the Croatian war in 1991 was false.

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15 Jun 17 Serbian Security ‘Trained Serb Forces in Croatia’

The defence lawyer for former Serbian State Security Service chief Jovica Stanisic rejected a witness’s claim that he saw the defendant in Knin in Croatia in 1991 and that Belgrade trained local Serb forces in the area.

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14 Jun 17 Stanisic and Simatovic ‘Controlled Ethnic Cleansing Units’

At the retrial of former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic in The Hague, prosecutors said they were superior officers to units that committed grave crimes in Bosnia and Croatia.

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13 Jun 17 Serbian Security Chiefs ‘Implemented Milosevic’s Criminal Plan’

As the retrial of former security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic began in The Hague, prosecutors said they were “key participants” in a joint criminal enterprise to dominate parts of Croatia and Bosnia.

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12 Jun 17 Serbian Security Officials’ Hague Retrial to Begin

The retrial of former Serbian state security officials Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, who are accused of war crimes in Bosnia and Croatia, will open at the UN court on Tuesday.

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09 Jun 17 Fascist Chants Mar Croat Nationalist Concert in Bosnia

Fascist slogans were chanted at a concert by Croatian nationalist singer Marko Perkovic ‘Thompson’ in the Bosnian town of Mostar in support of Bosnian Croat ex-officials on trial for war crimes.

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08 Jun 17 Bosnia’s Mostar Braces for Croat Nationalist Concert

Singer Marko Perkovic ‘Thompson’, whose concerts have been banned across Europe, is to play in the ethically-divided town of Mostar in support of Bosnian Croat ex-officials on trial for war crimes.

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