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  • Croatia's Franjo Tudjman would have ended up in the Hague

    02/22/2009 6:47:33 PM PST · by Ravnagora · 2 replies · 691+ views
    B92 ^ | February 22, 2009 | Jutarnji List (Morning News)
    ZAGREB -- Had he lived, Croatian President Franjo Tudjman would today be in the Hague accused of war crimes, a former American ambassador to Croatia claims. Peter Galbraith told Zagreb daily Jutarnji List that Croatia, "had it not been for the war and Tudjman", would now be an EU member. Galbraith testified at the Hague Tribunal in the trial of Ante Gotovina and two other former Croatian generals charged with Operation Storm crimes committed in 1995. Nearly a quarter of a million ethnic Serbs were driven out of their homes during the Croatian army and police campaign. Now the Zagreb...
  • US Behind Wartime Sacking Of Top Bosnian Croats

    09/18/2006 2:26:59 PM PDT · by Bokababe · 6 replies · 476+ views
    IWPR ^ | September 15, 2006 | Caroline Tosh
    Tribunal Update Courtside US Behind Sacking Of Top Bosnian Croats Former American ambassador testifies on the United States’ role in reining in Croat paramilitaries in war-torn Bosnia. By Caroline Tosh in The Hague (TU No 468, 15-Sep-06) A former United States ambassador to Croatia revealed this week that it was American pressure that led to the removal of two senior Bosnian Croats during the 1992-94 Muslim-Croat conflict that was part of the wider Bosnian war. Speaking at the war crimes trial of six Bosnian Croat officials, former ambassador Peter Galbraith testified that his government pressured the authorities in Croatia to...

    01/27/2006 8:28:01 AM PST · by joan · 28 replies · 948+ views
    VIDEOTAPE FILMED IN 1990 SHOWS CROATIAN OFFICIALS PLANNING THE MURDER OF JNA SOLDIERS AND THE ETHNIC CLEANSING OF THE KRAJINA SERBS - January 25, 2006 Written by: Andy Wilcoxson Col. Milan Kotur concluded his testimony at the trial of Slobodan Milosevic on Wednesday, the former chief of the Yugoslav Army’s liaison team for the OSCE/KVM picked-up where he left off on Tuesday. Milosevic continued to re-examine the witness about Racak. He produced more documents from the 243rd Brigade of the VJ. These documents showed that the 243rd was not engaged in Racak as claimed by the prosecution. Another claim...
  • What's Left

    07/28/2003 7:14:43 PM PDT · by Doctor13 · 134+ views
    Was the US behind the single greatest act of ethnic cleansing in Yugoslavia? By Stephen Gowans It was one of those peeks into what really happened that are occasionally glimpsed long after anyone cares, like finding out after the invasion of Iraq that the US and Britain had already begun aerial operations to pick apart Iraq's defenses long before the invasion had begun, at a time both countries were denying they had already made a decision to go to war ("U.S. Moved Early for Air Supremacy: Airstrips on Iraqi Defenses Began Long Before Invasion, General Says," The Washington Post, July...
  • Croatia plans to build monument to honor its Nazis

    05/08/2003 11:43:48 AM PDT · by Tarsk · 42 replies · 770+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May. 8, 2003
    May. 8, 2003 Croatia plans to build monument to honor its Nazis By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - ZAGREB, Croatia The Croatian government announced Thursday it plans to buy land in southern Austria to build a monument honoring thousands of Croat Nazi troops and civilians who were killed in the aftermath of World War II. The announcement came just a few days ahead of Sunday's anniversary of the 1945 killings of tens of thousands of Croat soldiers and civilians who fled to Austria in fear of reprisals from antifascists. They gathered in Bleiburg, a small town near the then-Yugoslav border, waiting...
  • The Vampire Nurse of Vukovar: Vesna Bosanac

    02/05/2003 2:23:25 PM PST · by Ichabod Walrus · 35 replies · 4,857+ views
    Feb 05, 2003 | Ichabod Walrus
    THE VAMPIRE NURSE OF VUKOVAR VESNA BOSANAC Involuntary blood taking from Vukovar Serbs In the Vukovar Hospital, which was between 30 July and 19 November 1991 managed by Dr. Vesna BOSANAC, many serious abuses of medical ethics and international law of war have been committed - from refusal to provide adequate medical treatment to wounded Serb civilians and members of the Serb territorial defense to physical liquidation. Among the gravest crimes committed in the Vukovar Hospital, which are that more serious since some perpetrators were physicians, is involuntary blood taking from Serb civilians, who were for this particular...