montenegro-activist-demand-action-over-monument-in-croatia-07-21-2017
21 Jul 17 Montenegro Urged to Challenge Killer’s Statue in Croatia

Activists in Montenegro accused the government of not doing enough to pressurise Croatia to remove a monument to a Croat who killed a Montenegrin ambassador in 1971.

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17 Jul 17 Montenegro Vows to Remove Memorial to Assassin

The Montenegrin authorities have vowed to remove a controversial monument to Punisa Racic - the Serb nationalist MP who assassinated Croatian leader Stjepan Radic in the Yugoslav parliament in 1928.

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23 May 17 Montenegro Activists to Mark Wartime Refugee Deportation

On the 25th anniversary of the deportation of Bosniak refugees - who were later killed - activists again urged the authorities to punish the perpatrators and build a memorial to the victims.

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11 May 17 Campaign for Balkan Truth Commission Relaunches

A coalition of NGOs advocating the establishment of the RECOM regional truth commission to establish the facts about the 1990s wars is relaunching its campaign across the Balkans.

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25 Apr 17 Balkan States Rapped over Holocaust Property Restitution

Bosnia and Herzegovina has failed to comply with an international declaration on the restitution of property seized during WWII, while other Balkan countries have not honoured their commitments in full.

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24 Apr 17 Montenegro to Try Kosovo War Murder Suspect

An ex-soldier accused of involvement in the killing of Kosovo Albanians in 1999 while he was serving with the Yugoslav Army will start next month - the first war crimes trial in Montenegro in years.

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24 Mar 17 Serbia Mourns 1999 Bombing Victims; Kosovo Thanks NATO

Serbia marked the 18th anniversary of NATO bombing of Yugoslavia with a ceremony in Grdelica, where a passenger train was hit - but Kosovo officials gave thanks for the Western military intervention.

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20 Mar 17 Montenegrin Officer Held for War Crimes in Croatia

A former Yugoslav People’s Army naval officer from Montenegro is being held on remand in Croatia on suspicion of commanding attacks on the coastal town of Sibenik in 1991.

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14 Mar 17 Rise of Yugo-Nostalgia ‘Reflects Contemporary Problems’

The nostalgia for socialist Yugoslavia in some Balkan countries indicates dissatisfaction with present-day conditions, a historian who led research on the issue told BIRN.

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10 Mar 17 Balkan Leaders ‘Backsliding on Post-War Justice’

The process of ensuring justice for the crimes committed during the Yugoslav wars has stalled because of a lack of political will, campaigners for a regional truth commission warned.

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montenegro-s-capital-to-keep-croatian-mesic-honorary-citizen-02-28-2017
28 Feb 17 Podgorica Rejects Bid to Censure Croatian Ex-President

Montenegro’s capital rejected an opposition plea to revoke the honorary citizenship of former Croatian President Stjepan Mesic over his controversial statements about the Jasenovac WWII concentration camp.

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01 Feb 17 Bosniaks, Serbs in Montenegro to Appeal for Reconciliation

A group of Serbs and Bosniaks in Montenegro is working on a declaration of reconciliation in a bid to overcome the disputes that have caused new tensions between the two ethnic groups.

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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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06 Dec 16 Activists Urge Montenegro To Punish Dubrovnik Attackers

Marking the 25th anniversary of the Yugoslav People’s Army attack on the Croatian port town of Dubrovnik, rights groups urged the authorities to prosecute Montenegrins who participated in it.

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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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