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25 Jul 16 Nazi-Hunter Condemns Quashed Stepinac Conviction

A director of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, said the Croatian court judgment, quashing the conviction of Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac in 1946 for collaboration, was 'shameful and horrible'.

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stepinac-quashed-conviction-part-of-history-revision-processes-experts-claim-07-22-2016
22 Jul 16 Serbia Slams Croatia for Clearing ‘Collaborator’ Stepinac

Serbian officials condemned the decision by a Zagreb court to quash the conviction of WWII Catholic Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac for collaborating with Nazi Germany and its Croatian allies.

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22 Jul 16 Croatia Quashes Conviction of WWII Cardinal Stepinac

A Zagreb court has quashed the Communist-era verdict convicting WWII Catholic Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac of collaborating with Nazi Germany, fascist Italy and their Croatian allies.

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21 Jul 16 Croatia Urges Serbia to Probe Attack on Presidency

Croatia’s foreign minister called on the Serbian authorities to investigate the Yugoslav People’s Army’s missile attack on Franjo Tudjman’s presidential residence in Zagreb in 1991.

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19 Jul 16 Hague Rejects Croatia Bid to Clear Ex-Leader Tudjman

The Hague Tribunal rejected Croatia’s request to be involved in the appeal against the conviction of six Bosnian Croat wartime officials, thwarting Zagreb’s strategy to prove the innocence of 1990s President Franjo Tudjman.

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19 Jul 16 EU Insists on Serbian Cooperation Over War Crimes

While opening two new chapters in Serbia’s accession negotiations, the EU has set benchmarks for Belgrade to meet, insisting it cooperates with Croatia and the Hague Tribunal over war crimes issues.

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18 Jul 16 Croatian Right-Wingers Removed from Anti-Fascist Monument

Police removed members of the far-right Autochthonous Croatian Party of Rights from a WWII monument where they had been staging a sit-in to prevent an anti-fascist commemoration.

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15 Jul 16 Croatian Director Reported for Jasenovac Camp Film

A Croatian NGO filed a criminal compaint about director Jakov Sedlar over his film about the WWII concentration camp Jasenovac, claiming it caused “public incitement to violence and hatred”.

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14 Jul 16 Croatian Serb Ex-Leader Asks for Hague Help

Milan Martic, the convicted former leader of a rebel Serb wartime statelet, asked the UN-backed court in The Hague to intervene to prevent the Croatian judiciary from trying him again for war crimes.

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14 Jul 16 Serbian Paramilitary ‘Captain Dragan’ Pleads Not Guilty

Former Serbian paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, alias ‘Captain Dragan’, pleaded not guilty to war crimes against civilians and prisoners of war in Croatia.

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13 Jul 16 Croat War Victims Regret Hadzic’s Death Before Verdict

Croat victims regret that former Croatian Serb rebel leader Goran Hadzic died without they see as a just sentence before the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia.

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13 Jul 16 Croatian Serb Wartime Leader Goran Hadzic Dies

Former Croatian Serb rebel leader Goran Hadzic, whose war crimes trial had been halted because he was suffering from brain cancer, died in the Serbian town of Novi Sad, aged 57.

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croatia-s-eu-conditions-for-serbia-symbolic--07-06-2016
07 Jul 16 Croatia's Conditions for Serbian EU Talks Revealed

Croatia’s conditions in the text of the EU's common position on Serbia’s opening of Chapter 23 have been partly revealed - but are mainly 'symbolic' according to one veteran analyst.

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05 Jul 16 Alleged Assassins Named at Yugoslav Spies’ Trial

At the murder trial of two former Yugoslav secret service officials, former agent Vinko Sindicic named people who he claims executed the Croatian émigré Stjepan Djurekovic in Germany in 1983.

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01 Jul 16 Assassinated Croatian Policeman Commemorated As Peacemaker

Croatian policeman Josip Reihl Kir, who was killed in 1991 in Osijek after trying to negotiate peace with local Serbs, is being commemorated as a symbol of peace in “times of madness”.

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