Thursday, 12 April 2018

Croatia Satisfied with Guilty Verdict against Šešelj

ZAGREB, April 12, 2018 - Croatia is satisfied with the guilty verdict against Vojislav Šešelj, handed down on Wednesday by the UN court in The Hague, but considers the sentence to be far too mild with respect to the acts committed and their consequences, the Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Ministry said in a press release.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Vojislav Šešelj Found Guilty of Deportation of Croats

ZAGREB, April 11, 2018 - Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Šešelj is responsible for the persecution and deportation of Vojvodina Croats by giving a hate-mongering speech in Hrtkovci on 6 May 1992, the Appeals Chamber of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), the successor to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), said in a final verdict on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

International Day for Mine Awareness Marked in Osijek

ZAGREB, April 4, 2018 - Some 405 square kilometres of land in Croatia is still contaminated with unexploded ordnance left over from the 1991-1995 war of independence, and the country is expected to be cleared of mines by 2026, an event in the eastern town of Osijek marking the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action was told on Wednesday.

Saturday, 31 March 2018

Croatia Marks 27 Years Since Start of Homeland War

ZAGREB, March 31, 2018 - President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović said at Pltivice Lakes National Park on Saturday that the Plitvice victory 27 years ago today was the beginning of Croatia's victorious struggle for freedom and independence.

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Davorka Budimir's Political Elite in Croatia - Modern Day Shadows of the Past

Meet Davorka Budimir, author of Political Elite in Croatia.

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Documenta NGO Warns about Wartime Missing Persons

ZAGREB, March 25, 2018 - On the occasion of International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims, March 24, the Documenta Centre for Dealing with the Past warned on Saturday that Croatia still had not adopted laws on civilian war victims and persons gone missing during the 1991-95 Homeland War.

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Serbia and Croatia to Exchange Lists of War Crimes Suspects

ZAGREB, March 24, 2018 - Over the next 30 days, Serbia and Croatia will start preparing lists of persons suspected or accused of war crimes on both sides in order to exchange data and avoid incidents on the border, the two countries' justice ministers agreed in Belgrade on Friday.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

General Petar Stipetić, Former Armed Forces Chief of Staff, Dies

ZAGREB, March 14, 2018 - The former Chief of Staff of the Croatian Armed Forces, General of the Army Petar Stipetić, died in Zagreb on Wednesday, the Defence Ministry said. He was 80.

Saturday, 10 March 2018

Vukovar Defenders Day Marked

ZAGREB, March 10, 2018 - Defence Minister Damir Krstičević said on Saturday that the eastern town of Vukovar was a symbol of resistance, defence and victory in the Homeland War, and paid tribute to all Croatian defenders, saying they deserved credit for the fact that the people of Croatia live in peace and freedom.

Saturday, 10 March 2018

Serb Paramilitaries Indicted for 1990s War Crimes against Croats

ZAGREB, March 10, 2018 - The Zagreb County Prosecutor's Office has indicted eight commanders and 14 members of Serb paramilitary units for war crimes against 20 Croatian civilians and two POWs committed in September 1991.

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