Initiative for Defence of Croatian Vukovar calls for pardon for 28 persons

A group of citizens who call themselves the Initiative for the Defence of a Croatian Vukovar held a news conference on Monday and asked the government to pardon 28 persons found guilty of removing bilingual signs from public administration buildings in the eastern town of Vukovar. 

The Initiative added they expected the new government to show an exceptional level of sensitivity towards victims of the 1991-1995 Homeland War.

The Initiative said they were deeply hurt by the decisions adopted by the previous government, adding that they expected the new Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic to show exceptional sensitivity towards Homeland War victims and those who had sacrificed their lives for the country.

The Initiative called on the government to put a moratorium on the introduction and official use of the Serbian language and script in Vukovar.

Last update: Mon, 01/02/2016 - 16:53

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