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30 Nov 16 Montenegro Arrests Croatian Serb War Crimes Convict

Montenegrin police arrested Miroslav Jovic, a Serb convicted in absentia in Croatia of committing war crimes against Croats during the conflict in the country in 1991, media reported.

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25 Nov 16 Croatia Exhumes 18 Serb Casualties of ‘Operation Storm’

The Croatian authorities exhumed the remains of 18 bodies from a cemetery in the coastal town of Zadar - Croatian Serbs who died during or after the military operation ‘Storm’ in 1995.

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24 Nov 16 ‘Captain Dragan’ Trial: Croatian Troops Admit Using Church

Defence witnesses at the trial of former Serbian paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, alias ‘Captain Dragan’, admitted that Croatian soldiers used Catholic church premises as a command post.

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22 Nov 16 Female Bosnian Croat Ex-Fighter Extradited from US

Azra Basic, a former Bosnian Croat fighter accused of brutally killing a Serb prisoner and torturing others, was extradited from the United States to Sarajevo to stand trial.

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18 Nov 16 Croatia Marks 25th Anniversary of Fall of Vukovar

State officials commemorated the fall of the Croatian town of Vukovar to Yugoslav troops and Serbian paramilitaries in 1991 and mourned the victims of the three-month siege.

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16 Nov 16 Croatian Minister Visits Bosnia, Defies War Crimes Claim

Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic visited Bosnia and Herzegovina despite the recent revelation that Bosnian Serb officials filed a criminal complaint accusing him of war crimes during the 1990s conflict.

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11 Nov 16 Croatian Defence Minister Denies Bosnia War Crimes

Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic said he was proud of his role in the Bosnian conflict, after it emerged that Bosnian Serb officials filed a criminal complaint accusing him and 15 other former Croatian officers of war crimes.

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11 Nov 16 Croatian Defence Minister Accused of War Crimes in Bosnia

Bosnian Serb officials have filed a criminal complaint accusing Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic and 15 other former high-ranking Croatian officers of committing war crimes during the 1992-95 conflict.

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11 Nov 16 Croatia Wants to Prosecute Alleged War Crimes in Bosnia

After reports that Croatia's Vice-Prime Minister is under investigation for war crimes in Bosnia, a Croatian expert says Zagreb could take over the prosecution of crimes allegedly committed by Croatian citizens in Bosnia.

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08 Nov 16 War Crime Arrests May Fuel Bosnian Croat Separatism

The arrests of ten Bosnian Croats on war crimes charges is likely to further encourage Bosnian Croat demands for their own entity, experts warn.

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03 Nov 16 Yugoslav Army Commander Accused of Croatia War Crime

Belgrade’s Humanitarian Law Centre filed a criminal complaint to Serbia’s war crimes prosecution accusing a former Yugoslav People’s Army commander of ordering a deadly attack on the Croatian village of Lovas in 1991.

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01 Nov 16 Bosnia-Croatia Relations Hit by Arrest of Croats

Relations between the two countries face a new challenge as Croatian and Bosnian Croat officials expressed concerns after ten Bosnian Croat ex-fighters were arrested for alleged war crimes against Serbs.

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28 Oct 16 Croatian Minister Praised WWII Fascist Official

New Croatian Science and Education Minister Pavo Barisic praised a WWII Nazi-allied Ustasa official, calling him “a tragic hero and a victim”, in a scientific paper he wrote in 1992, media reported.

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26 Oct 16 ‘Croatian Spy’ Could be Yugoslav General Trial Witness

Former Croatian Serb rebel fighter Cedo Colovic, who was jailed by Serbia for espionage, has been proposed as a witness in a new war crimes prosecution of retired Yugoslav general Borislav Djukic.

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19 Oct 16 First Witnesses Testify Against Serb Paramilitary ‘Captain Dragan’

Former Croatian prisoners of war were the first witnesses at the war crimes trial of the 1990s Serb paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, better known as ‘Captain Dragan’.

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