Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Croatia: Jews to Boycott Official Holocaust Remembrance

Via Voice of America:
Croatia's Jews will boycott the country's official ceremony honoring the victims of the pro-Nazi regime of World War II, accusing the current government of doing little against what they say is a resurgence of neo-Naziism.

The main Jewish agency says it will hold its own commemoration "in line with the Jewish tradition."

Spokesman Ognjen Kraus said demonstrators chanted pro-Nazi slogans at an anti-government march in January and during a football (soccer) match between the Israeli and Croatian national teams.

"The state is simply not doing anything about it and does not want to," Kraus said Monday.
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