Marshal Tito Square brings controversy

Marshal Tito Square brings controversy


Some 2,000 protesters carrying candles and dressed in red aprons bearing the slogan “Crime is a Crime” walked last week in a circle around the Zagreb’s Marshal Tito Square. The protesters demanded the square to be renamed Theatre Square and chanting “Tito a criminal.” Josip Broz Tito, who ruled Yugoslavia from 1944 to his death in 1980, is a controversial figure in Croatia adored by those nostalgic of communist times, while seen as a dictator by others, Javno reported.Tito’s Yugoslavia had a com...


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