Croatia tries to clear ex-president Tudjman’s name


People watch the unveiling of a monument dedicated to Croatia's first president Franjo Tudjman, during celebrations in Knin, Croatia, 05 August 2015.

Croatia tries to clear ex-president Tudjman’s name

Croatia’s Justice Minister Ante Sprlje has written to the International Criminal Tribunal at The Hague to request his country be given the status of amicus curiae (friend of the court) in order to provide new evidence to clear former President Franjo Tudjman, who died in 1999, in a case involving six Bosnian Croat officials.

As reported by Balkan Insight online, the former Bosnian Croat leaders Jadranko Prlic, Bruno Stojic, Slobodan Praljak, Milivoj Petkovic, Valentin Coric and Berislav Pusic...

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