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19 May 15 Stop Pensions for Nazi-Allied Troops, Croatia Urged

The director of leading Jewish rights organisation the Simon Wiesenthal Centre wrote to Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic demanding an end to pensions for veterans of Nazi-allied units from WWII.

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19 May 15 Croatia Indicts Serb Camp Guards for Prisoner Abuse

Croatia's state attorney's office charged two former members of the wartime Serb rebel police force with crimes against humanity in a prison camp in Stara Gradiska in Croatia.

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18 May 15 20,000 Mourn Croatia’s Dead at Controversial WWII Site

More than 20,000 people came to the town of Bleiburg in Austria to mourn Croatia’s defeated Nazi collaboration forces and civilians killed by Yugoslav Partisans 70 years ago.

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15 May 15 Serb Paramilitary Captain Dragan’s Extradition Appeal Fails

An Australian court rejected an appeal by former Serb paramilitary leader Dragan Vasiljkovic against his extradition to Croatia where he is charged with war crimes committed in the 1990s conflict.

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15 May 15 Croatian President Mourns at Controversial WWII Memorial

President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic paid tribute at a memorial in Bleiburg in Austria dedicated to Croatian fascist troops and civilians killed by Yugoslav Partisan forces.

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14 May 15 Croatian President Slams Chetnik General’s Rehabilitation

President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic condemned a Belgrade court’s decision to rehabilitate WWII Serbian Chetnik leader Dragoljub ‘Draza’ Mihailovic, executed in 1946 for treason and Nazi collaboration.

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13 May 15 Yugoslav Spy Chiefs’ Trial Hit by Kidnap Claim

A former security official told the murder trial of Yugoslav spy chiefs Zdravko Mustac and Josip Perkovic that he falsified his previous testimony after being kidnapped and threatened by another trial witness.

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13 May 15 Croatian Serb Village Chief ‘Didn’t Make Murder List’

Defence witnesses at the trial of five Croatian Serb fighters charged with killing 16 Croat civilians in 1991 said that one of them had no role in plotting the deadly violence.

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08 May 15 Zagreb Marks 70th Anniversary of WWII Liberation

Zagreb is holding a series of events to mark the anniversary of its liberation on May 8, 1945, when anti-fascist Partisan forces reclaimed the city from the WWII Nazi-allied administration.

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07 May 15 Croatian Policeman Jailed After Longest-Ever War Case

Former Croatian policeman Mihajlo Hrastov was jailed for four years for killing 13 unarmed prisoners of war in the town of Karlovac after a judicial process which lasted for 23 years.

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07 May 15 Zagreb Commemorates Biggest WWII Killing Site

A memorial ceremony was held in Dotrscina Park in Zagreb, where around 7,000 people were killed by Croatia’s Nazi-allied Ustasa regime between 1941 and 1945 for being anti-fascists.

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07 May 15 Serbia Slams Croatian MEP’s ‘Call for Expulsions’

Serbian officials and Zagreb’s rights ombudsman strongly criticised right-wing European parliamentarian Ruza Tomasic, who said that some Serbs living in Croatia should leave the country.

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27 Apr 15 Croatia Pays Tribute to Jasenovac Camp Victims

Croatia on Sunday marked the 70th anniversary of the last days of the Nazi-style concentration camp at Jasenovac, where at least 83,000 people were killed.

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22 Apr 15 Yugoslav Spy Trial Witness Alleges Intimidation

A witness in the trial of two former Yugoslav secret service officials accused of staging the 1983 murder of a dissident in Germany has alleged that the Croatian authorities threatened him.

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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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