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14 Dec 17

Vojislav Seselj ‘Slept Through’ War Crimes Appeal

Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj scorned a prosecution appeal against his war crimes acquittal at the UN court in The Hague, saying didn’t watch it because he was asleep.

vojislav-seselj-appeal-against-war-crimes-acquittal-12-13-2017
13 Dec 17

Prosecution Challenges Vojislav Seselj’s War Crimes Acquittal

The prosecution asked the UN court in The Hague to quash the acquittal of Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj and convict him of war crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia.

vojislav-seselj-prosecutors-to-appeal-against-acquittal-12-12-2017
12 Dec 17

Vojislav Seselj Acquittal: UN Court to Hear Appeal

The UN court in The Hague is to hear a prosecution appeal on Wednesday against the first-instance verdict that acquitted Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj of war crimes.

montenegro-croatia-to-ease-tension-over-ex-jna-ship-jadran-12-11-2017
12 Dec 17

Montenegro, Croatia 'Close to Deal' on Disputed Yugoslav Ship

Croatia and Montenegro appear set to finally solve a 25-year ownership dispute over Jadran, a former Royal Yugoslav military training ship built in the 1930s, which is claimed by both countries.

zagreb-commemorates-praljak-by-rejecting-verdict-12-11-2017
11 Dec 17

War Criminal Praljak’s Death Commemorated in Croatia

Several thousand people, including two Croatian ministers, MPs, generals and convicted war criminals, attended a ceremony commemorating Bosnian Croat general Slobodan Praljak, who killed himself at the Hague Tribunal.

police-violence-against-refugees-on-balkan-route-12-08-2017
11 Dec 17

Website Documents Police Violence Against Refugees in Balkans

The German NGO Rigardu has launched a website gathering reports of illegal push-backs and police violence this year against refugees using the so-called Balkan Route.

osijek-police-inspector-implies-irregularities-in-prosecuting-glavas-12-08-2017
08 Dec 17

Inspector Casts Doubt on Croatian General’s Charges

A Croatian police inspector told the retrial of Branimir Glavas that he overheard a conversation implying that the 1990s general was wrongly accused of war crimes against Serbs.

serbian-trial-for-massacre-of-lovas-croats-delayed-12-07-2017
07 Dec 17

Serbian Trial for Croatia Massacre Blighted by Delays

The trial in Belgrade of Serbian fighters accused of killing 70 Croatian civilians in the village of Lovas in 1991 will soon enter its tenth year, after closing statements were delayed for a third time in a row.

hague-tribunal-declares-mission-accomplished--12-07-2017
07 Dec 17

Hague Tribunal Declares ‘Mission Accomplished’

The president of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, which closes this month, told the UN Security Council that the court had “forever changed the landscape of international justice”.

bosnian-journalists-condemn-praljak-verdict-death-threats-12-06-2017
06 Dec 17

Bosnian Journalists Condemn Praljak Verdict Death Threats

Bosnian journalists and international organisations urged the authorities to address death threats sent to reporters who covered last week’s Hague Tribunal conviction of six Bosnian Croats and Slobodan Praljak’s suicide.

croatia-s-pm-to-calm-down-bosnian-croats-12-04-2017
04 Dec 17

Plenkovic Visits Bosnia to ‘Calm’ Bosnian Croat Fury

The Croatian Prime Minister is visiting Bosnian Croats to ‘calm them down’ following the dramatic suicide in court of a Bosnian Croat war crimes convict Slobodan Praljak.

scorpions-ex-fighter-says-belgrade-controlled-paramilitaries-12-01-2017
01 Dec 17

‘Scorpions’ Ex-Fighter Says Belgrade Controlled Paramilitaries

An ex-member of the ‘Scorpions’ paramilitaries told the Hague Tribunal that his unit and the ‘Tigers’ led by Zeljko Raznatovic, alias Arkan, were under the control of the Serbian security service in the Bosnian and Croatian wars.

hague-tribunal-probes-slobodan-praljak-s-courtroom-death-12-01-2017
01 Dec 17

Hague Tribunal Probes Slobodan Praljak’s Courtroom Death

As Dutch prosecutors confirmed that Bosnian Croat military chief Slobodan Praljak took poison before he died, the Hague Tribunal launched an independent review to establish what went wrong at the UN court.

croatia-expresses-shock-at-hague-tribunal-suicide-11-30-2017
30 Nov 17

Croatia Expresses Shock at Hague Tribunal Suicide

Croatia’s president and media expressed shock at the courtroom suicide of Slobodan Praljak, while simulateously criticising the Hague Tribunal’s conviction of six wartime Bosnian Croat military and political leaders.

dutch-probe-war-criminal-praljak-s-assisted-suicide--11-30-2017
30 Nov 17

Netherlands Probes War Criminal Praljak’s ‘Assisted Suicide’

The Public Prosecution Service in The Hague has opened an inquiry into the possible ‘assisted suicide’ of Slobodan Praljak, who died after saying he had taken poison in court during his verdict.

Premium

croatia-s-frustrated-football-fans-hope-for-christmas-miracle-12-04-2017
13 Dec 17

Croatia's Corrupt Football World Thwarts Hope of Reform

As corruption allegations and court cases continue to tarnish Croatian football’s image, fans are losing hope that things will ever change in their beloved sport.

Business

croatia-s-rigid-pensions-reform-won-t-solve-issues--11-08-2017
09 Nov 17

Pension Reform Plan Encounters Opposition in Croatia

Penioners groups and some economists have slated Croatia’s announced reform of the pension system, saying penalising early retirement will not resolve the basic problem.

23 Oct 17

Croatian Top Economists Back Move to Join Euro