About: War criminals

Enlargement 12-03-2015

Croatian MEPs test their ‘firepower’ against candidate Serbia

Croatia has used its resource in the European Parliament to impose on candidate country Serbia, in order to change its law on war crime trials. EURACTIV Serbia reports.
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European Commission on Croatia’s implementation of the European Arrest Warrant

Croatia, who joined the EU on 1 July, is already entangled in a major conflict with the European Commission. In late June, Zagreb changed its legislation, not allowing the European Arrest Warrant to apply for crimes committed before 2002. Commission Vice President Viviane Reding wrote to Zagreb, warning that the country could lose EU funds if it did not change its new law.
Enlargement 26-08-2013

Croatia defies EU on arrest warrant

Croatia, who joined the EU on 1 July, is already entangled in a major conflict with the European Commission. In late June, Zagreb changed its legislation, not allowing the European Arrest Warrant to apply for crimes committed before 2002. 
Europe's East 04-01-2012

Estonia denies plan to honour Nazi veterans

Estonia rejects accusations that it plans to honour Estonians who collaborated with the Nazis during World War II as "freedom fighters", as reported by various European media, EURACTIV has learned.
Enlargement 22-07-2011

Croatia also bids for war criminal’s extradition

Croatia joined The Hague tribunal yesterday (21 July) in demanding the extradition of war criminal Goran Hadži?, who was arrested two days ago in Serbia. With the last fugitive war criminals from the former Yugoslavia now finally behind bars, many are asking how he was able to hide for so long and who helped him.

Trial of Balkan war criminals still ‘unfinished business’

The rationale for the existence of a tribunal to redress the evils committed in South-Eastern Europe during the nineties is not yet exhausted, claimed Serge Brammertz, chief UN prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), on 26 January 2010.
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