Split, Croatia

Jail Sentences Increased in Croatian Wartime Detention Camp Trial

Croatia's High Criminal Court on Monday increased the sentence handed down to Lora military prison commander Tomislav Duic from eight-and-a-half to ten years in prison for war crimes against civilian detainees at the Lora military prison.

The court also increased the sentence handed down to guard Emilio Bungur from four-and-a-half to eight years in prison.

For Victims of Croatia’s ‘Lora’ Prison, Justice Proves Elusive

April 6 brought another milestone in one of the longest-running war crimes processes in Croatia, when the County Court in the coastal city of Split sentenced two men to prison for war crimes against mainly Serb detainees at the city's 'Lora' military prison during the 1991-95 Croatian war.

Gay Parade Gets Ready to Rock Split, Croatia

Under the motto "Come out into a safer Split!," an LGBT Pride parade is set to take place on Saturday in the Croatian coastal city of Split.

The fifth annual Split Pride, organised by the local LGBT association Rispet, decided on the motto in order to shed light on the violence to which the LGBT community in Split is exposed on a daily basis.