17 Sep 14 Croatia Clears Serb Commander of Village Expulsions

Former Croatian Serb commander Gojko Eror was cleared of expelling non-Serb civilians from the village of Berak near Vukovar in 1991, where 28 people were killed, because of a lack of evidence.

12 Sep 14 Wartime Croatian Serb Minister Denies Controlling Fighters

The unrecognised Serb government in Croatia had no authority over the military actions of the Yugoslav People’s Army and Territorial Defence fighters, a former minister told the trial of its leader Goran Hadzic.

10 Sep 14 Croatia ‘Proposed Population Swap’ With Serbia, Says Seselj

Wartime Croatian President Franjo Tudjman, not Serbian politicians, proposed that the two republics exchange part of their populations, Serb nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj told the Hague Tribunal.

09 Sep 14 Seselj Says Yugoslav Army Ran the War in Croatia

Nationalist politician Vojislav Seselj told the trial of former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic that the Yugoslav People’s Army was in charge of all Serb fighters during the conflict in Croatia.

09 Sep 14 Croatian Spy Chiefs Face Joint Trial in Germany

Former Yugoslav intelligence officials Josip Perkovic and Zdravko Mustac, charged with involvement in the murder of a political emigré in 1983, will go on trial in Munich next month.

09 Sep 14 Croatia Detains Serb Paramilitary Over Srebrenica Killings

A court in Osijek remanded a former member of the notorious Scorpions paramilitary unit in custody ahead of his trial for allegedly killing six civilians from Srebrenica during wartime.

08 Sep 14 ‘Peace-Seeking’ Goran Hadzic ‘Spoke Up Against Nationalism’

Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic, on trial for trying to expel the non-Serb population from Croatia, was actually seeking a peaceful solution to the conflict, a former party colleague said.

08 Sep 14 Serb Fighter ‘Shot 84-Year-Old in Head’

A witness said that Serb fighter Mitar Vujaklija killed her elderly Serb uncle in the Croatian village of Borovac in 1991 after he intervened to stop the harassment of local Croats.

03 Sep 14 Hadzic Ends Defence Testimony With Military Denial

Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic finished his testimony in his own defence by again denying he had military power in Croatia, where he is accused of committing war crimes.

03 Sep 14 Croatia War Veterans Stage New Anti-Cyrillic Protest

Campaigners in Vukovar put large stickers with Croatian flags over Serb Cyrillic lettering on signs on official buildings in renewed protests after their bid to force a national referendum failed.

02 Sep 14 Croatian Serb Leader Denies Arming Paramilitaries

Goran Hadzic told his war crimes trial that Belgrade had full control over territory seized in Croatia during the 1991-95 war, and local Serbs had no power over paramilitary fighters and militias.

01 Sep 14 Goran Hadzic Denies Controlling Paramilitary Arkan

Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic resumed his war crimes defence at the Hague Tribunal, distancing himself from Serb paramilitaries fighting in Croatia and from Slobodan Milosevic.

01 Sep 14 Croatia Threatens Serbia’s EU Path Over Wartime Missing

Zagreb said it could obstruct Serbia and other Balkan countries’ paths to EU membership if they do not provide more information about Croats who went missing during the 1991-95 war.

25 Aug 14 Croatia Anti-Fascist Street Naming Thwarted

A proposal to name a new street in the Croatian city of Split after WWII anti-fascist Partisan fighters was withdrawn after opposition from veterans’ associations and right-wing politicians.

21 Aug 14 Croatian Anti-Fascist Street Name Sparks Dispute

The mayor of Split’s backing for the naming of a new street after WWII anti-fascist Partisan fighters has been criticised by right-wing politicians in the Croatian coastal city.


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