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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.

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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”.

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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.

courtroom-suicide-overshadows-slobodan-praljak-s-crimes-11-30-2017
30 Nov 17

Courtroom Suicide Overshadows Slobodan Praljak’s Crimes

The suicide of Bosnian Croat military chief Slobodan Praljak at the Hague Tribunal diverted attention from his verdict, but the testimonies of war victims show how serious his crimes were.

uk-s-vulliamy-recalls-encounters-with-belligerent-praljak-11-30-2017
30 Nov 17

UK’s Vulliamy Recalls Encounters with Belligerent Praljak

One of Britain’s most respected reporters on the Balkan wars of the 1990s has recalled his two encounters, in court and out, with Slobodan Praljak, the war criminal who committed suicide at the Hague Tribunal.

croatia-rejects-party-of-bosnian-croats-verdict-11-29-2017
29 Nov 17

Croatia PM: Bosnian Croats’ Convictions were ‘Moral Injustice’

Croatia’s prime minister rejected the Hague Tribunal verdict’s insistence that Zagreb was involved in the Bosnian war, but Bosniak war victims’ groups welcomed the Bosnian Croat officials’ convictions.

bosnian-croats-appeal-verdict-hague-tribunal-11-28-2017
29 Nov 17

Bosnian Croat Disrupts Hague Verdict by ‘Taking Poison’

The UN court dramatically interrupted its verdict convicting six former Bosnian Croat officials of wartime crimes against Bosniaks when defendant Slobodan Praljak declared that he had taken poison.

talks-of-media-hybrid-warfare-overblown-in-croatia-11-28-2017
29 Nov 17

Experts Scorn Croatian Leaders' Obsession With 'Hybrid Warfare'

As Croatian top politicians up claims that they and the country are the victims of a media-driven' hybrid warfare', experts say the accusations are being bandied about too lightly.

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08 Dec 17

The Never-Ending War Crimes Trial of Branimir Glavas

After 12 years of being prosecuted for the killings of Serb civilians in 1991 and five separate court verdicts, Croatian wartime general Branimir Glavas is still on trial – and he’s still a free man.

30 Nov 17

A Poisonous Week at the Hague Tribunal

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