Croatia Vs Serbia At ICJ – Serbia Dodging Responsibility For Genocide

In presenting Croatia’s case against Serbia at the ICJ for genocide committed in Croatia during 1990’s the Croatian legal team had detailed gruesome atrocities committed against hundreds of towns and villages in Croatia. It put forth as evidence the great multitudes brutally killed, tortured, subjected to sexual abuse, locked into concentration camps, forcefully expelled from […]

Croatia: Victory Remembers The Children

Within 72 hours Croatian, the swift and freedom loving military operation Storm had by 5 August 1995 liberated Croatian territory (about 25% of Croatia’s total territory), territory occupied by rebel Croatian Serbs with the help of Slobodan Milosevic’s Serbia for four years. This year is the 18th anniversary of Operation Storm, of Croatia’s victory in […]

Croatia: One (Two) Serbs Too Many

Croatia’s Homeland Thanksgiving Day (Victory Day) is coming up on 5th August. It’ll be the 18th anniversary of the day the horrible war of Serb aggression ended; Military operation Storm had within a matter of days liberated the Croatian territory that was occupied by Serbs, ethnically cleansed of non-Serbs, thousands lost their lives… It’ll also […]

Croatia: New York Times needs to check facts

In the book of any patriotic citizen of any country one expects at least a small, if not comprehensive, reaction by a government official (say Minister for foreign affairs) when foreign media publishes lies and misinformation about the country and its people that paints a vilifying picture. Experience tells us that when a government official […]

Croatia’s Triumph

(Licensed republication) November 29, 2012 KUHNER: Croatia’s triumph By Jeffrey T. Kuhner Croatia’s national independence finally has been secured. This is the real meaning of the recent ruling by the U.N. war crimes court in The Hague to overturn the conviction of Croatian Gen. Ante Gotovina. Last year, the U.N. court convicted Gen. Gotovina, along […]

Atonement for wrongs against Franjo Tudjman and Croatia’s War of Independence

On November 16, 2012, the ICTY Appeal Chamber acquittal of Croatian Generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac also acquitted the first president of Croatia dr. Franjo Tudjman of war crimes. Those that criticise this ICTY Appeal Chamber decision criticise it in ways that have nothing to do with justice for the individuals convicted by ICTY […]

Gotovina/Markac Appeal Verdict: Some personal reflections

Originally posted on Croatia Business Report:
Hrvatski Vjesnik (Australia) 21 November 2012 The Gotovina/Markac Appeal Verdict: Some personal reflections By Brian Gallagher Well, that was a historic day. Croatian Generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac cleared of all charges at the ICTY. And, because the Joint Criminal Enterprise (JCE) theory was quashed, Croatia itself is…

Vindication or travesty ? Operation Storm’s Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac acquitted

Originally posted on Greater Surbiton:
‘The largest single ethnic-cleansing operation of the Yugoslav wars’ – such was the soundbite that was linked to Operation Storm (Operacija Oluja), from soon after the successful Croatian military operation was waged back in August 1995. That atrocities were carried out by Croatian soldiers and civilians during and after the…

Serbia’s Political Propaganda Blitzkrieg – Again!

While the term Blitzkrieg is usually associated with the “lightning war” tactics used by Germany in WWII it is just as applicable to political propaganda. The effects of Blitzkrieg included creation of doubt, confusion and rumours that would surely paralyse both the government and the defending military. I trust the current onslaught against Croatia and […]

Former ICTY Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte and Serbia ain’t whistling Dixie – Again?

When Carla Del Ponte, as ICTY prosecutor, with fervent support from the powers that be in Serbia set out to “lighten” the terrible Serbian guilt for mass murders and ethnic cleansing in Croatia particularly between 1991 and 1993, by pinning a wildly dreadful theory of joint criminal enterprise against Croatian 1995 Operation Storm (which liberated […]

CROATIA: ANTE GOTOVINA and MLADEN MARKAC – ACQUITTED OF WAR CRIMES AND SET FREE AT ICTY

I am swept away and overwhelmed by pride and awe and so is the Croatian nation. The ICTY Appeal Chamber has today acquitted and set free Croatian Generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac. The truth prevails, justice prevails. “The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, composed of Judges Theodor Meron, […]

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