jews-boycott-croatia-holocaust-commemoration-due-to-govt--01-23-2017
23 Jan 17 Croatian Jews Boycott State-Run Holocaust Commemoration

The Croatian Jewish community will boycott the state commemoration of the Holocaust, claiming that the government is not tackling attempts by right-wingers to distort the country’s WWII history.

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20 Jan 17 Croatian School Removes Anne Frank Exhibition

An exhibition on Anne Frank was removed from a school in the town of Sibenik over claims the Croatian WWII fascist Ustasa fighters were depicted as villains and anti-fascist Partisans as innocents.

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17 Jan 17 Kosovo Veteran’s Photographs Document Wartime Crimes

War crimes against Albanian civilians in the Gjakova/Djakovica area during the 1998-99 conflict are documented in an exhibition of pictures by Kosovo Liberation Army veteran Shkendije Hoda.

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13 Jan 17 Photographers Document Bosnia’s ‘War of Memories’

An exhibition of pictures by two Bosnian photographers offers stark images of memorials to people of all ethnic groups who were killed during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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29 Dec 16 Croatian Activists Target Fascist Slogan Near WWII Camp

Police questioned youth activists who covered up a controversial plaque which includes a fascist slogan near the Croatian WWII concentration camp in Jasenovac.

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29 Dec 16 Montenegro’s Bosniaks Thwart Njegos National Holiday

Montenegro’s government dropped plans to declare the birthday of Petar II Petrovic Njegos a national holiday after opposition from Bosniaks who accuse the poet-prince of glorifying the killing of Muslims.

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23 Dec 16 Kosovo President Defends Visits to Serb War Memorials

President Hashim Thaci said he paid tribute at memorials to Serb war victims as a gesture of reconciliation and was not insulting Kosovo Albanians’ struggle for liberation during the 1990s conflict.

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23 Dec 16 Kosovo Massacre Village Honours OSCE Chief With Statue

A statue of former OSCE chief in Kosovo, William Walker, will be erected in the village of Recak/Racak, where he helped reveal the news of a massacre of ethnic Albanians by Serbian forces.

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14 Dec 16 Serbian Activists Protest over Vandalised Vukovar Exhibition

Youth activists in Novi Sad staged a protest after an exhibition depicting the destruction of the Croatian town of Vukovar by the Yugoslav People’s Army in 1991 was vandalised.

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13 Dec 16 Croatia Unveils Military Monument at Prison Camp Site

Croatian officials and veterans opened a monument to a military police battalion at the former Lora prison camp, where several Serbs were tortured and killed by battalion members in 1992.

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12 Dec 16 Kosovo President Commemorates Serb War Victims

President Hashim Thaci visited a memorial to Serb war victims in Hoqa e Madhe/Velika Hoca, saying that he wanted to promote reconciliation for the sake of Kosovo’s future.

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07 Dec 16 Murdered Serb Family Commemorated in Zagreb

The Anti-Fascist League of Croatia commemorated the 25th anniversary of the killing in Zagreb of a Serb family, including a 12-year-old girl, by reservist policemen who were never convicted.

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05 Dec 16 Fascist Slogan Near Croatia Concentration Camp Sparks Anger

Serb politicians have condemned a memorial plaque with a fascist slogan which was installed by Croatian war veterans and right-wing politicians near the Jasenovac WWII concentration camp.

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croatia-commemorates-25-years-of-fall-of-vukovar-11-17-2016
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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pro-yugoslavs-opposes-german-war-graves-in-montenegro-11-04-2016
04 Nov 16 Pro-Yugoslav Montenegrins Oppose German War Cemetery

A group of Yugo-nostalgic activists said it will launch a legal challenge to senior officials over the construction of a cemetery for German soldiers killed in World War II in Montenegro.

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