Croatia: Reparations For War Damages – A Priority In Relating To Serbia

This should help some victims to heal or to forgive. May Justice surround all victims.

Croatia, the War, and the Future

Vukovar, Croatia 1991 - brutally devastated from Serb aggression Vukovar, Croatia 1991 – brutally devastated from Serb aggression

This month, the Croatian government announced its backing for legislation, set to be voted in May, entitling rape war crime victims to a one-time compensation payment of up to 20,000 euros ($21,500), a 320 euro ($340) monthly allowance, health care, psychological counseling and legal aid.
The focus of the law is on the victim, without the need to detail or emphasise the person who committed the war crime of rape, however, it’s necessary to emphasise the perpetrator’s military characteristics in order to make a distinction from a civil perpetrator,” said Vesna Nadj, deputy veterans’ minister.

Marija Sliskovic Marija Sliskovic

Until now, victims have had to deal with their own trauma privately. Now, they will finally be seen by society,” says Marija Sliskovic, who runs Women in the Homeland, an NGO that has been advocating for rape victims’ rights…

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2 thoughts on “Croatia: Reparations For War Damages – A Priority In Relating To Serbia

  1. So much tragedy so many forget about this war.. Ina brings us the reality of war, the trauma’s unseen.. I hope Justice is served… Thank you for sharing Barbara..
    And all that you share..
    Have a blessed week..
    Sue

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