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Playing to the audience – a text about Slobodan Praljak in Eurozine

Eurozine has just published a text on Croatian war criminal Slobodan Praljak’s televised suicide at the ICTY that has made him a hero in his home country and is seen as proof of his innocence. Unfortunately, Croatia’s revisionist attitude towards the recent past has precedents elsewhere in Europe.

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The whole text can be read here.

Drakulić comments on the suicide of Slobodan Praljak

After having spent many months at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in Hague researching for her book They would never hurt a fly, Slavenka Drakulić commented on the recent suicide of Bosnian Croat military commander Slobodan Praljak. He drank cyanide in the courtroom after he was declared a war criminal.

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The interview can be read and heard on the on ARD1 Wien Südosteuropa. Read the text in German and listen to the excerpts in English on this link.