Thursday, 20 May 2010

CACF raises over $150,000 at 8th Annual Golf Outing/Awards Dinner


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May 17th 2010
CACF raises over $150,000 at 8th Annual Golf Outing/Awards Dinner
On May 17th, 2010 the Croatian American Charitable Foundation held its 8thAnnual Charity Golf Outing and Awards Dinner at North Hills Country and Cherry Valley Club in Long Island, New York. Over 230 golfers and 60 companies help raise money to help the American Cancer Society, Doctors Without Borders, The Cam Neely Foundation and Croatian Mine Action Centre.
“It was our most success fundraising event ever”, said Tomislav Nogalo, President of the CACF. “We are so grateful to have such a loyal group of people, sponsors and companies that participate in this event every year.”
Considered to be one of the most successful Croatian based charities in North America, The CACF has, since 2003, donated over $750,000 to various charities throughout the world but has paid particular attention to the demining of Croatia. “Our golf outing has become an international event, with Croatians around the world joining in the festivities”, said David Rosini, board member of the CACF
Some of the special guests this year included soccer legend Davor Suker, President of the Istria Region of Croatia Mr. Ivan Jakovcic and Croatian Consul General of New York Mr. Marijan Grubic. Two days prior to the outing Mr. Suker held a “Mini Clinic” for charity, with all proceeds benefitting the CACF. The event, held at the NYIT school in Westbury, was a tremendous success.
AUCTION AND RAFFLE A ROUSING SUCCESS
With donated items from New York Giants All-Pro Offensive Tackle David Diehl, IDC/Johns Manville and Davor Suker, the CACF was able to raise an additional $10,000 through a lively and entertaining auction that evening. Some of the items auctioned off were an all expense paid trip to see the New York Jets/Denver Broncos NFL game on October 17th, signed football and jersey from David Diehl and two signed National team jersey’s from Davor Suker. Over 50 items were  raffled that evening, including items donated by the New Jersey Nets of the NBA, New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer and the Long Island Lizards of Major League Lacrosse. New York City restaurants Arno, Murano and Triomphe also donated all inclusive dinner packages as well.
EMOTIONS RUN HIGH
The event hit an emotional peak during the presentation of checks to each of the charities when Matthew Sikeric came up to accept the donation to the Cam Neely Foundation. Matthew’s brother, Joey, passed away due to brain cancer the previous year. This tragic event inspired the CACF to start donating to the Cam Neely Foundation on behalf of Joey Sikeric. “It was a difficult and emotional moment for us all when Matthew came up to accept our donation”, said Tom Nogalo. “The time and effort put in by our volunteers and committee to make this happen really hits home when moments like this occur. It makes all of realize why we make the effort.”

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

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Tuesday, 18 May 2010

To Long Beach Press-Telegram - by Jerry Blaskovich

George Bush's Foreign Policy Was Nothing to Write Home About
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Long Beach, California
March 28, 1993

Although some political pundits praised George Bush's foreign policy, it was no better than his domestic policies that cost him the election.

President Bush inherited the final chapter of the fall of communism that Ronald Reagan had set in motion. But Bush did not know what to do with it. Foreign policy lies in preventing war and Bush failed in Iraq and former Yugoslavia.

The parallels between Iraq and former Yugoslavia are remarkable. A week before Iraq invaded Kuwait, U.S. Ambassador April Glaspie assured Saddam Hussein that the United States had no opinion on Iraq's border dispute with Kuwait, and implied the United States would not interfere. Secretary of State James A. Baker told Belgrade the United States had "no position" on Yugoslavia's border disputes and Yugoslavia should use "all means possible to preserve the stability of the country". The Serb military took his statements as tacit approval that a Serb-controlled Yugoslavia was a key to stability. Interestingly, Hussein and Slobodan Milosevic have survived Bush.

Since the end of World War II, the linchpin in U.S. policy was to contain communism, encourage self-determination and champion human rights. Bush abandoned these tenets in Russia, the very country for which these policies were specifically formulated, and in Yugoslavia. But in Yugoslavia, Bush, seemingly unable to comprehend "realpolitik", continued his policy of status quo, snubbed Boris Yeltsin, supported Mikhael Gorbachev, and most importantly, the survival of the communist Soviet Union.

The unexpected fall of the Berlin Wall was the seminal event that reversed fear of the Russian monolith into euphoria and bravado. Believing what the United States verbalized, all of the former captive nations, without exception, looked to Washington for approval and guidance in their self-determination efforts. However, they were rudely awakened with U.S. realpolitik.

What transpired in Yugoslavia's is a microcosm of a rude awakening. Bush ignored highly credible CIA warnings in 1990 that Yugoslavia would break up spontaneously within 18 months into a violent civil war. The Bush administration threw its diplomatic weight against the idea of independence of any of the Yugoslav republics in the mistaken concerns that succession and nationalism would become contagious and destabilize the Soviet Union. Yet Bush's proponents claims he deserves praise for seizing the opportunity to promote democracy in the void created by the collapse of Soviet communism.

Bush reverted to Henry Kissinger's theses that status quo is the key to stability, which was in sharp contrast to Reagan's approach of a clear priority to self-determination and human rights. In December 1991 Bush reiterated that states should neither be created nor destroyed. Condemning "suicidal nationalism," he begged Ukrainians to remain in the Soviet Union and stick with reliable Gorbachev.

Following Secretary of State James Baker's Belgrade's speech, Serbs forces unleashed their attack on the republics that opted for self-determination. Heeding his advisers, the Bush administration consistently blamed the war on Croatia.

It is noteworthy that before being named advisers, Lawrence Eagleburger and General Brent Scowcroft were principles and served on the board of Kissinger and Associates, whose major clients included Yugoslav government-owned industries and banks. When Eagleburger went back to the State Department as deputy secretary he received $1.14 million in severance pay from his former employer.

Bush remained aloof about the Balkan crisis until presidential candidate Bill Clinton called for armed protection of relief operations. Presidential spokesman Marlin Fitzwater labeled Clinton's idea "reckless," but a few days later the administration came out with basically the same statement

Bush dismissed the Bosnian horror as a "hiccup" one month after the United Nations Commission for Refugees said the conflict resulted in 2.2 million refugees. Not until Bush lost the election did the administration start to make statesmanship like noises. It was a little too late for millions of refugees, the wounded and the countless dead.

President Clinton certainly did not inherit a silver spoon. Facing a multitude of problems - domestic and foreign - in his first real test he did not implicitly bow to Lord Owen's pressure. Rather, he appears to have stepped outside of U.N. guidelines and is in the process of implementing strong economic sanctions against Yugoslavia. Clinton wants the United States to take a more active role in the peace negotiations and would back a plan with U.S. troops.

The cantonization of Bosnia is nebulous. Ultimately, what has been advocated by Clinton in the presidential campaign - lift the arms embargo that prevents Bosnians from effectively defending themselves, use American air power to counter Serbian aggression and not to use American ground troops in any capacity may prove to be the only feasible solution. It would take no Solomon to know what the Bosnians choose if there had a choice - to have no "peacemakers" and the means to defend themselves than be denied the means and be mired with peace-keepers who cannot keep the peace.




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Monday, 17 May 2010

To Los Angeles Times - by Jerry Blaskovich




The Los Angeles Times
Letters to the Editor
Thomas Plate, editor

February 15, 1993

Dear Mr. Plate;

Alexander Cockburn's "The U.S. Can't Blame Serbia for Everything" (2/14/93), echoes, chapter and verse, the Serbian position. Blaming both sides, labeling the Croatian government fascist, disingenuously omitting mention of the Serb concentration camps and organized rapes is typical of the Serbian propagandists. The L.A. Times, not editing Cockburn's unsubstantiated allegations is surprising journalistic practice.

When Slobodan Milosevic's star was rising, with the help of the American embassy in Belgrade, Franjo Tudjman was a pariah after he had been imprisoned by Communist Yugoslavia. His political isolation made it impossible for him to "sponsor" anyone in the Yugoslav army as Cockburn alleges. Croatia had no army or militia to sponsor-all military power was in Serb hands.

Tudjman arrived on the political scene only after the fall of the Berlin Wall. No longer fearing the Russian monolith, Croatia, as well as all the former captive nations, opted for self-determination and Croatians were no longer fearful to express national feelings.

Rather than pandering to exiles, as Cockburn alleges, it was the communist government U.S. politicians and intelligence agencies "pandered" to after Tito's split with Russia.

Cockburn's attempt to equate a democratically elected government in internationally monitored elections with the fascist Ustashe is demeaning. Despite its faults, Croatia has as much ties with the Ustashe as Moshe Dayan had with the PLO.

In the 1980's the flurry of Western Bank credits and loans to Belgrade resulted from Ambassador Lawrence Eagleburger pressuring Western-banking institutions, despite it being contrary to American policy at the time.

In the interim and after Eagleburger left the State Department and until being named Deputy Secretary of State, Eagleburger worked for Yugoslav government owned companies and banks. He became director of a Yugoslav bank in New York, which benefited from the loans he previously arranged. His protégé, Milosevic directed a sister bank in Belgrade.

In it is noteworthy that, Eagleburger, General Brett Scowcroft and Lord Carrington were principals in Kissinger Associates, whose clients included the Yugoslav arms industry. When Eagleburger went back to the State Department he received $1.1 4 million as severance pay from Kissinger Associates.

The recent call for intervention did not come for altruistic motives, such as aiding self-determination or protecting the sovereignty of a legitimate state. Rather it was the atrocities and ethnic cleansings that stirred the world's conscience to call for intervention. Cockburn's theses for nonintervention are in keeping with the Serbian line.

Quoting General Lewis Mackenzie, whose credibility is now in question after being accused by the Bosnian government of sexually exploiting Muslim women prisoners brought to his quarters by Serbian guards, was incredible. Mackenzie disparagingly berated Moslems for defending and wanting to take back their own homes.


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Sunday, 16 May 2010

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To The New York Times, by Jerry Blaskovich

The New York Times
Attention: Jack Rosenthal, Editor
February 11, 1993

To the Editor:

The Vance-Owen Plan, Mr. Rosenthal naively places so much faith in "The Crime of Vance and Owen" (Feb. 5, 1993), is nothing less than asking the legitimate Bosnian government to liquidate itself. The Boston President Izetbegovic, acutely aware of Cyrus Vance's recent and past performances, is rightly skeptical not to trust him.

In Croatia, the only effect the Vance Accord and UNPROFOR's deployment had during the past year was to consolidate Serb positions. Not one stipulation of the Accord has been realized.
Perpetuating a mythology Rebecca West helped create in "Black Lamb and Grey Falcon", Rosenthal misconceptions should be corrected. Although true for the rest of the Balkans, the Croats and the Serbs never engaged in tribal war and did not have a "mutual hate" nor have been "Killing each other for centuries".

To be sure, there had been many battles in the region, but they were between Christian Europe and the Ottoman Empire. Invariably the Croats always fought with the Europeans, whereas the Serbs frequently fought on the side of the Ottomans. Prior to 1918, there had been a remarkable symbiosis between the two groups. Their first armed conflict occurred during World War II.

In the last days of the Bush administration "honorable" Vance secured a promise from Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger, not to let Izetbegovic meet with the administration to present his case. Only after their "General Agreement" became known publicly, Eagleburger allowed the meeting to take place. Recently, Vance commented about Milosevic- a man who broke over 40 peace agreements in Croatia-"A man to keep his word."

Perhaps Mr. Rosenthal has inside information but no one has advocated defeating or smashing Serbia as he stated.



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Friday, 14 May 2010

Chicago 1903, by Ante Cuvalo (in English and Croatian)



THE YEAR WAS 1903
Notes from the history of Croatians in Chicago

Introductory note
Croatians in the homeland and around the world quite often sing:
It was the year nine hundred and three,
When trouble befell our Croatia.
Hedervary raised the Hungarian flags
Trying to forcefully Magyarize Croatia.
Rise, oh ban, Croatia calls you, calls you,
Rise, oh ban Jelačić!

The above lyrics are an expression of a resistance to the oppressive rule of the infamous Ban Khuen in Croatia which culminated in 1903. In response to people’s protests against the on going Magaryzation, Khuen introduced a wave of bloody terror that was heard around the world. Chicago Croatians held a mass-meeting on May 21, 1903 in order to protest the use of terror in their homeland, to express their support for the people in Croatia, and to collect money for the victims. The local Czech paper Denni Hlasatel/Daily Herald published the following report a few days after the meeting


PROTEST BY CROATIAN

Almost four hundred sturdy Croatians met in a hall at Center Avenue and 18th Street in order to protest against the licentious ruling of the Hungarian government and its henchman, the baneful Khuen-Hedervary in Croatia. Conditions there are known to our people from newspaper reports. Martial law exists in many towns today. The soldiers shoot people without mercy and whoever is arrested is tried and hung mercilessly. This is the reward of the Croats for having defended the Emperor and his government in 1848 against these same Hungarians, who today are oppressing them, and this because they are defending the rights given them by law. There are no rights in Austria-Hungary and as a Croatian student predicted: “There will be no rights for the Slavs in Austria until the hoofs of Cossack horses beat upon the market-square of Vienna.”

The meeting of our Croatian brothers was dignified. The chairman was Mr. Juraj Mamek, vice-chairman, Ivan Bozic, treasurer, J. C. Jankovic, secretary, T. Lackovic, auditor, Stivelic. Before the meeting was called to order, voluntary donations were brought to the treasurer’s table. It was impressive, the way those hard, callused hands contributed for the home-land, how willingly and how enthusiastically they contributed money earned by sweat and blood upon the altar of their Home-land. Each of them gave at least a dollar, though we know, that Croatians are mainly workingmen and that they have no wealthy people among them. In the meeting the following was accomplished: The resolutions committee, consisting of Dr. Biankini, Pavel Hajdic and Ivan Bozic, sent two telegrams; one directed to the National Defense Committee in Zagreb, calling on the brothers to continue , the fight for Croatian rights; the other to Franz Josef, present Emperor of Austria, in which he is called upon to put an end to the reign of the Hungarian monster in Croatia. By means of subscription sheets and at the meeting, a total of $355.80 and $51.00 for telegrams was collected since Thursday. Certainly a distinguished showing of the conscientiousness by our brethren.

One more word. It is our duty as Bohemians, to take collections for the benefit of our Croatian brothers and help them in their battle with the savage Hungarian hordes. Croatians live among us, associate with us, and participate in all our national undertakings. At the protest meeting, when martial law was declared in Prague, they took part in our meeting, spoke at the meeting and collected contributions for us. They celebrated Bohemian Day with us in 1893 contributing almost $1,000 for the occasion. However, it is now time that we show, that we sympathize with the unfortunate Croatian nation, which is being set upon, destroyed and murdered, and that as true Slavs stand with them.

***

A finishing thought
As this article indicates, Croatians in America and around the world have been always more than ready to help the people back home in their needs, especially at times of crisis, even when they themselves had very little. However, the ruling casts in the homeland, now and in the past, have too often misused their love for the homeland, have kept them as outsiders, even as enemies, or at least as hindrance to their selfish and misguided policies. Croatians around the world never asked nor do they ask today anything in return from the homeland. However, no one can stop them from loving the land of their ancestors and from being concerned for the fate of Croatia and its people.

Ante Čuvalo

BILO JE TO GODINE 1903.
Crtice iz povijesti Hrvata u Chicagu

Napomena
Svim Hrvatima je poznata popularna domoljubna budnica:
Bilo je to godine, devetsto i treće,
Kad su našu Hrvatsku stigle nesreće.
Mađarske zastave dig'o Hedervary,
Silom hoće Hrvatsku da je pomađari.
Ustani bane, Hrvatska te zove, zove.
Ustani bane Jelačiću!
Ova pjesma je odraz narodnog otpora Khuenovoj mađaronskoj tiraniji i progonima koji su otpočeli u ožujku 1903. Ta krvava događanja u Hrvatskoj odjekula su širom svijeta, u prvom redu među Hrvatima u Americi. Hrvati Chicaga su se okupili 21. svibnja 1903., da bi digli zajednčki glas protiv progona, dali podršku narodu i prikupili pomoć za progonjene. Lokalne češke novine Denni Hlasatel/Dnevni glasnik/ donio je o tom okupljanju slijedeće izvješće.


HRVATI PROTESTIRAJU

Gotovo četiri stotine jedrih Hrvata sastalo se u dvorani na križanju Center Ave. i 18. ulice da bi protestirali protiv razuzdane vladavine mađarske vlade i njezina vjernog sluge, pogubnog Khuena-Hedervarya u Hrvatskoj. Tamošnje prilike su poznate našem narodu iz novinskih izvješća. Prijeki sud je danas uveden u mnogim gradovima. Vojnici pucaju u narod bez milosrđa i uhićeni su nemilosrdno osuđivani na vješanje. Ovo je nagrada Hrvatima za njihovu obranu cara i njegove vladavine 1848. od ovih istih Mađara, koji ih danas tlače, samo zato što brane svoja prava koja su im po zakonu dana. U Austro-Ugarskoj nema prava i, kako neki hrvatski student izreče: „Dokle kozačko kopito ne udari po bečkom glavnom trgu dotle neće biti prava za Slavene u Austriji.“ [Napomena. Primorski pravaš Erasmon Barčić je negdje 1880-tih izjavio u saboru: “Dokle rusko kozačko kopito ne zazveči na bečkim pločnicima, dotle ne bude ni sreće ni slobode za narode naše monarhije!”]

Ovaj skup naše hrvatske braće bio je dostojanstven. Predsjedatelj je bio gospodin Juraj Mamek; dopredsjedatelj Ivan Božić; rizničar J.C. Janković, tajnik T. Lacković, revizor Štivilić [vjerojatno Štivalić]. Prije nego je sastanak otvoren, prisutni su donosili dragovoljne doprinose na stol rizničara. Bilo je dojmljivo vidjeti kako te tvrde i žuljave ruke daruju za domovinu, s kakvim zadovoljstvom i zanosom daruju novac zarađen u znoju i krvi na oltar njihove Domovine. Svatko je od njih dao barem po dolar, a znamo dobro da su Hrvati uglavnom radnici i da nemaju među sobom bogatih ljudi. Na skupu je učinjeno slijedeće: Odbor za rezolucije, u kojem su bili dr. Biankini, Pavel Hajdić i Ivan Božić, sastavili su i poslali dvije telegrafske poruke; jednu Odboru za narodnu obranu u Zagrebu, pozivajući braću da nastave borbu za hrvatska prava; drugu Franji Josipu, sadašnjem caru Austrije, u kojoj ga pozivaju da zaustavi vladavinu mađarske nemani u Hrvatskoj. Putem obveznica ili u novcu od četvrtka do sada prikupljeno je $355.80 i $51.00 što je potrošeno za telegrame. Zasigurno, lijep je to znak velike samosvjesnosti naše braće.

Još jedna riječ. Kao Česima, naša je dužnost prikupiti darove na dobrobit naše hrvatske braće i pomoći im u njihovoj borbi s brutalnim mađarskim hordama. Hrvati žive među nama, s nama se druže, sudjeluju u svim našim pothvatima. Oni su sudjelovali na našem protestnom skupu kad je prijeki sud bio uveden u Pragu, držali su govore na skupu i sakupljali pomoć za nas. Oni su 1893. s nama slavili Češki dan i doprinijeli su gotovo 1000 dolara za tu proslavu. Dakle, sad je vrijeme da mi pokažemo da suosjećamo s ugroženom hrvatskom nacijom, koju se tlači, razara i ubija, te kao pravi Slaveni stanemo uz njih.

***
Završna misao
Kako i gornji članak iz čeških novina ukazuje, Hrvati u Americi i širom svijeta uvijek su bili i više nego spremni pomoći narodu u domovini, posebice u kriznim vremenima. Pomagali su i kad su oni sami imali vrlo malo. Međutim, politički soj ljudi u domovini, danas i u prošlosti, prečesto su zlorabili njihovu ljubav za domovinu, držali ih za „autsajdere“, čak i kao neprijatelje, ili barem kao smetnju njihovoj sebičnoj i prečesto pogrešnoj politici. Hrvati u svijetu nisu nikad ništa tražili niti traže od domovine, ali nitko im ne može zabraniti ljubiti ju i brinuti se za sudbinu svoje rodne grude i svog naroda.

Ane Čuvalo

1131 years since the first international recognition of Croatia - CROWN

1131 years since the first international recognition of Croatia
 The first international recognition of Croatia came on May 21, 879 from Pope John VIII, that is, 1131 years ago. During the solemn divine service in St. Peter's church in Rome in 879, Pope John VIII gave his blessing to Croatian prince Branimir and the whole Croatian people, about which he informed the prince in his letters. A detail of Croatian sacral monument from 9th century can be seen on the left, with the name of prince Branimir.

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Lest We Forget - by Jerry Blaskovich

The Croatian Voice
Cleveland, Ohio
January 22, 1993


More than a year after the massacre the Croatian village of Vocin, the crime has yet to receive the attention and international moral outrage it deserves. If there is any doubt that Serbian forces have committed war crimes, one only has to look at to this village. The report of the heinous atrocity received a tiny one-day squib in the press. One must ask, who committed the greater crime--the perpetrators or those who ignore it.

The only positive feature of the incident is that provides the clearest example of the Serbian policy of "ethnic cleansing", or more specifically the "Final Solution."

During the four months of Serbian occupation, Vocin's non-Serb villagers were inhumanly abused and harassed. However, evil incarnate descended on a cold December day. Having received orders to retreat, the Serbian forces unleashed their tanks, mortars, and grenades upon the town. Not one Croatian structure was spared. A stump of masonry wall, standing among the rubble like a sentinel, was all that remained of the 750 year-old Roman Catholic Church.

The destruction of the church had acted as a catalyst for the human mayhem that ensued. Although 43 bodies were found, a great number of others, including children, disappeared without a trace. Cursory examination of the bodies, later verified by forensic studies, revealed torture and mutilation. Those shot were from extremely close range, usually multiple times. Bullet pathways indicate many were lying down when shot. Chemical analysis of the charred remains--in reality, nothing but chunks of carbon--verify the victims were burned alive.

Reverend Nikola Sanjkovic, the village priest, assisted in the identification of the corpses. One victim, 70 year-old Marija Majdanzic proved to be an American. She, thus far, is the only American casualty of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia. Had she been an oil company employee, maybe the American government would have stirred to action. Half of the victims were over 62-- the eldest was 84. By no stretch of the imagination could they be considered Croatian soldiers, as the Serbs allege.

The Vocin slaughter was not a spontaneous event like Mai Lai, rather it was calculated Serbian policy. Ethnic cleansing inexorably follows a pattern; preceded first by a coordinated air strikes, rockets and heavy artillery, indicating a sophisticated command structure. As the defense pulls back, Serbian infantry moves in. It should be noted that prior to any offensive campaign the local Serb population are warned beforehand to leave.

Once the objective is secure, the so-called Serbian irregulars start their cleansing operation. EC monitors state that many Croatian villages have been bulldozed out of existence. What happened in Vocin was only one example of a pattern that occurred in Croatia and is now continuing in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

The atrocities committed at Cetekovac, Skrabrnja, and Vocin are no worse than what the Serb forces committed elsewhere. But are better known because of eyewitness documentation. What makes the Vocin slaughter unique is that Serbs soldiers confessed afterward.

According to a number of credible eyewitnesses, which the Serbs left behind in their haste to retreat, the Serbian forces went on a drinking spree after the killing orgy. A few passed out and were left behind in the evacuation. When the Croatian forces arrived, there were captured. During interrogation they admitted their roles in the slaughter and being members of Vojislav Seselj's infamous "White Eagles". But what was most damning is that they stated they have acted under direct orders from Belgrade.

Frank McCloskey, the United States Congressman from Indiana, was present at the interrogation and saw the bodies firsthand. Summing up to the affair as "ghastly, beyond words", Rep. McCloskey's presence lends objective credence. The Texas Court of Appeals Judge Bill Bass also witnessed the aftermath and described Vocin as a "mindless orgy of violence". The judge and the congressman were on a fact-finding mission close to Vocin. After learning of the slaughter they arrived at the scene.

A somewhat related incident occurred at Vukovar shortly before Vocin's slaughter. After Vukovar fell to Serb forces approximately 170 Croatian patients were evacuated from the hospital by soldiers of the Yugoslav army. Confirming eyewitness reports, Dr. Clyde Snow, a U.N. forensics medical specialist, on October 28, 1992, said all evidence indicated that a mass grave found outside of Vukovar contained bodies of the Croatians taken from the hospital. It is anticipated that further evacuations will find at least 3,000 unaccounted for Croatians from Vukovar. Since Vocin and Vukovar are in close geographic proximity and both occurred soon after the fall of Vukovar, it is probable that the perpetrators were same.

The West and U.N. never explicitly condemned the Serbian war policy, the ethnic cleansing, and their concentration camps in Croatia. By contrast, in Bosnia-Herzegovina the West responded with consternation and hand wringing--but only after an existence of the concentration camps was made public by the media.

The incidents however will not become a footnote in history because it is the most documented Serbian atrocity in Croatia or Bosnia. Extensive eyewitness accounts, photographs, forensic pathology reports are available for any potential war crimes trials. The perpetrators of these atrocities must be held accountable because of victims must not be forgotten. For they were flesh and blood, with human desires and hopes for a future. Their only crime was to be born Croatian.


From the book: Croatia Uncensored by Jerry Blaskovich M.D.
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Wednesday, 12 May 2010

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Tuesday, 11 May 2010

To The Los Angeles Times - by Jerry Blaskovich

The Los Angeles Times
Letters to the Editor
Thomas Plate, Editor

January 18, 1993

Dear Mr. Plate:

Milovan Djilas arguing in "Peace Plan Needs Enforcement Contingent" (1/15/93) that there is essentially no difference between the protagonists is a demeaning attempt to categorize the Croatians and Moslems with the Serbs. Furthermore, labeling their respective ideologies totalitarian is disingenuous and unsubstantiated.

Croatia democratically opted for an anti-totalitarian government in internationally monitored elections. To remain tied to Serbia would be chained to a failed anachronism. The emergence of President Tudjman and Croatian nationalism are products of what Milosevic created. Bosnia received United Nations recognition after fulfilling all criteria for statehood and for Djilas to expect the readers to believe Izetbegovic's government is totalitarian insults their intelligence.

In contrast, Serbia elected a communist government headed by Milosevic in December 1990. And most recently, Yugoslavia reelected the status quo. Although there were voting improprieties, nobody doubted the results-only the extent. But what was most telling, Vojislav Seselj, an ultra-nationalist, received 20% of the votes. Djilas ignores the fact that Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger has branded Seselj and Milosevic as war criminals. Djilas, an admitted participant in war crimes, became a political pariah after criticizing the way Communism was being implemented in Yugoslavia. -He remained a steadfast Communist and adheres to the myth that the on going conflict is religious and ethnic in origin.

The Serbian leadership are communist, and by definition atheistic. Milosevic's wife is the party's chief ideologist. By contrast, the Croatian and Bosnian governments do not attest to religious affiliation. Its ministers are diverse religiously, including Jewish. Their constitutions do not differentiate along ethnic lines and allows freedom of religion.

There are now chinks in Belgrade's disinformation campaign. Jeri Laber, Executive Director of Helsinki Watch said: "The ethnic wars ... are not what many want us to believe, the result of the age old hostilities ... but are a relentless propaganda campaign aimed as stirring up old tensions engineered by Milosevic."

Participants of a recent religious summit that included Patriarch Pavle, the head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, heads of the Moslem and Roman Catholic communities of Bosnia-Herzegovina and chaired by Rabbi Arthur Schneier concluded the war was not religious and that "crime in the name of religion is the greatest crime against religion".

January 22, 1993


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To Los Angeles Times - by Jerry Blaskovich

Letter to the Editor:
Los Angeles Times December 28, 1992

Dear Editor:

Your otherwise excellent editorial "Imagining peace in the Balkans" (December 27, 1992) was marred by some glaring discrepancies and omissions of certain facts, which were vital for your readers to arrive at an understanding.

Unquestionably, Serbia "suffered" in World War One, but it was a war they triggered after the "Black Hand" organization (comprised of Serbian officers) assassinated the Austrian Arch Duke in Sarajevo.

When the King renamed the country Yugoslavia it was not to "restore order and reintegrate the Croatians", rather it was to dissolve the Old Kingdom and strengthen Serbian domination. The Croatians attempt to integrate was cut short after their delegates were assassinated in Belgrade's Parliament by a Serb of the same "Black Hand" organization. Instead of punishing those responsible, the king established a dictatorship. Extreme draconian measures produced an opposition that assassinated the king in Marseille--not Paris as your editorial stated.

The editorial stated the Nazi invasion meant different things were true, but for the wrong reasons. The Ustashe, an ultra right small minority of exiles were installed as a Nazi puppet government in the same league as Quisling Norway and Vichy France. The Ustashe never represented the Croatians at large and experienced far less popularity then the Vichy had with the French.

However, Serbia had a legitimate government headed by the former minister of war, General Milan Nedic, who collaborated with the Nazis to an extent that Serbia was able to retain significant civilian authority.

The Serbian Orthodox Church also openly supported Nazi policy and theologically justified persecution of Jews. These elements, working together, caused the chief Nazi civil administrator to proudly proclaim Serbia the only country where the 'Jewish question' was solved, and Belgrade, the first European city to become 'judenfrei'.

The Chetniks were strongly allied with the Nazis against the resistance. Your stating, "Serb resistance was undeniably quicker and stronger" is not correct. It was decidedly rare to find a Serb from Serbia in the resistance. The resistance was comprised mostly of Croatians, Croatian Serbs, and Slovenes.

Your editorial said Tito redrew the map of Yugoslavia to show an "expanded" Croatia is also incorrect. The new borders where redrawn as a joint effort of Tito, a half Croat and Slovene; Alexander Rankovic, a Serb; Mosa Pijade, a Jew; and Milovan Djilas, a Montenegrin. Comparing the pre war World War II borders, which had been approved by the Serbian King, with a post war map, Croatia had lost territory.


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Monday, 10 May 2010

Erazmo Ben Ticac Croatian leading planner of Savannah nuclear ship 1959

Erazmo Ben Ticac Croatian leading planner of Savannah nuclear ship 1959
The Savannah nuclear ship, the first nuclear-powered merchant ship, was built to the plans of Erazmo Tićac 1904-1968, a Croatian  born near the naval port of Rijeka. After the president Dwight Eisenhower announced his decision to build an experimental nuclear-powered merchant ship, Tićac became the leading planner. The ship was launched in 1959. On a plaque above the entrance to the ship's lounge was written in golden letters: "Ben Tićac, naval architect".

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To The Los Angeles Times by Jerry Blaskovich

Letters to the Editor
The Los Angeles Times
Thomas Plate, Editor

December 23, 1992

Dear Mr. Plate:

Kempster's "U.S. Hopes Serb Voters Will Rescue its Yugoslav Policy" (December 20, 1992) thesis that the Bush administration peace hopes hinge upon whom the Serbs elect as president is ludicrous. But the article's main thrust is to whitewash the administration's responsibility for carnage in the former Yugoslavia.

President Bush's "waffling," his favorite term to describe President elect Clinton, is applicable to his stance in Bosnia. For example, he ignored CIA warnings that Yugoslavia would break apart with violence. One month after U.N. Commission for Refugees said the conflict had resulted in 2.2 million refugees, Bush dismissed the Bosnian horror as a "hiccup".

Last week, Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger finally made noises like a statesman and attempted to reassert America's lost leadership role in world. More positive rumbles have come out of his office this past week then in the previous two years. But the grandstand gesturing is too little, too late for the countless dead and the millions of refugees.

Eagleburger's diplomatic frenzy to create a "No-fly" zone knew it would not fly (pardon the pun) because of France's and England's valid opposition and Russians threat to veto the plan. Now that Russia expressed sending troops to help their Serbian Orthodox brethren further crimps the idea.

Kempster cited reasons the administration held back were they hoped the European Community would take the lead and the world wasted time to prevent the breakup, does not hold water. When Germany, Austria, and Italy favored the Croatian and Slovenian exit, the Bush administration vigorously threw its diplomatic weight against the idea of independence of any Yugoslav republic in the mistaken concern that succession and nationalism will become contagious and destabilize the Soviet Union.

It was the United States that wasted time and not the world. Bush referred to Kissinger's idea of stability, which is in sharp contrast to Reagan's approach of giving a clear priority to human rights and self-determination. The U.S. actively campaigned for the Yugoslav federation. Secretary of State James A. Baker warned Croatia and Slovenia they could not expect recognition.

The State Department put an inordinate amount the pressure to block Germany's proposed diplomatic recognition of Croatia. Cyrus Vance and Lord Carrington argued that recognition would only escalate the war. However, by January 1991, after Germany recognized Croatia it brought about the first lasting cease-fire.

The responsibility of the war lies ultimately with the Bush administration. In June 1991 Secretary of State Baker made a speech in Belgrade that Yugoslavia should use all means possible to preserve the stability of the country. His statements gave tacit approval to the Serbian military that a Serb controlled Yugoslavia was the key to stability.

Ever since the conflict erupted American diplomacy tried to appease the radical Serbian chauvinism. Eagleburger persistently warned detractors and legislators that unity was the only way for peace. White House Spokesman Fitzwater berated and condemned Croatia's and Slovenia's actions and blamed them for the war.

Nationalism in Croatia, which was stoked by Milosevic, was a blended with a democratic tinge. However, it was tied to Leninism in Serbia. The ethnic cleansing and concentration camps in Bosnia created consternation and teeth gnashing in United States government circles--but only after their existence became known through the media. In Croatia, when the Serbs for carrying out similar activities, not one voice was raised in condemnation. To the contrary, news stories implied that it was what the Croatians deserved. The common threads that permeate from the media placing blame on all sides and ancient ethnic hatreds are prime examples of Serbian disinformation and were consistent in the public statements of the administration before Bush lost the election.



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New Voices in Croatian Drama featured in NYC, May 13, 2010

New Voices in Croatian Drama featured in NYC, May 13, 2010
 Highlighting the first-ever playwriting exchange between Croatia and the United States, this evening will showcase the work of young Croatian dramatists Ivana Sajko (left) and Tena Štivičić, featuring a brief presentation on contemporary theatre from Croatia, excerpts from both author’s plays in both Cr

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Sunday, 9 May 2010

To The New York Times by Jerry Blaskovich

New York Times
229 West 43rd Street New York City,
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Attention: Jack Rosenthal, Editor

December 9, 1992

Dear Mr. Rosenthal:
The naiveté expressed in "In a Serbian Prison" (December 4, 1992) was astounding. The Western democracies that Mr. Rosenthal places so much faith in to influence a Serbian democratic process never explicitly condemned the Serbian war policy and its ethnic cleansing. They responded with consternation and hand wringing only after existence of the Serbian concentration camps were made public.

Ousting Milosevic "someday" gives scant comfort to the victims of continuing atrocities being committed in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia. To consider Serbia has a "democratic opposition" and its leaders speaking "moral truth" was ludicrous.

President Panic was not elected but appointed. He publicly set a goal of 100 days to cool hostilities. This time has long since passed. During his tenure, despite his avowed democratic intention, Serbian aggression has increased and captured more territory. Sarajevo may soon join Bosanski Brod and Jajce as a fallen city. The Yugoslav air force continues to fall to fly with impunity. Ethnic cleansing, more appropriately called the "Final solution" has become dramatically more blatant and the concentration camps continued to operate. Kosovo is fermenting to the boiling point. The only other serious "democratic" opposition, Vuk Draskovic, is in total agreement with Chetnik policy.

Perhaps Mr. Rosenthal is privy to inside information, since there has not been one utterance of the so called opposition speaking "moral truth" publicly; to the contrary, they have been conspicuously silent in confronting Milosevic about the atrocities and ethnic cleansing.

Mr. Rosenthal alleges that Croatia has taken a "Big bite" of Bosnia-Herzegovina is blatantly false. These are areas where Bosnian Croats have lived as a majority and who are defending their homes. They are distinct as Bosnian Moslems and Bosnian Serbs.


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To Boutros-Boutros-Ghali by Jerry Blaskovich

United Nations Headquarters
New York City, NY 10017
Attention: Boutros-Boutros-Ghali
Secretary General

November 17, 1992

Dear Secretary General:

According to a story in the Daily Telegraph of November 2, 1992 Bosnian officials refused supplies, which arrived in Sarajevo, after learning the products originated in Serbia. The UNHCR said it would distribute the goods in Serb held Bosnia. No mention was made who would ultimately receive them. Given the history of Serb chicanery, it is doubtful that the Moslems would benefit. However, the important aspect of the story was UNICEF's admitted purchasing the supplies from Serbian companies.

If true, UNICEF's actions are unconscionable. To purchase anything from a country that has UN imposed sanctions is nothing short of criminal. What makes matters worse, UN sponsored organization use UN funds, which aids and abets the horrific Serbian deeds.

There appears to be a pattern of UN complicity with Serbian policy. Until recently, whenever Croats commit a minor infraction, the UN reacts with an irrational consternation, but to major Serbian atrocities, the UN blames both sides. Even your own spokesman publicly admitted on July 28, 1992: "The UN...not only [are] creating refugees but of becoming a partner in Serbian 'ethnic cleansing'.

Recently the UN Canadian contingent openly paid $41,000 to Serbian warlords. I hope this dangerous precedent will not become UN policy. No matter how you define it, it is pure and simple--bribery. With this action the UN aids and abets Serbian interests.

I would appreciate your response of how you justify these UN actions and ignoring its own sanctions.


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Saturday, 8 May 2010

To The Daily Telegraph by Jerry Blaskovich



The Daily Telegraph
Editor November 15, 1992

Editor:

In Michael Montgomery's article, "Yugoslav Army May Rejoin The War", Yugoslav President Dobrica Cosic threatening to order federal troops back to Bosnia-Herzegovina is ludicrous and should not be taken seriously.

It should be recalled that after the Yugoslav Army (JNA) "withdrew" from Bosnia-Herzegovina on May 29, 1992 it left behind 85% of its troops and most of the equipment. That JNA proudly proclaimed the newly named Army of the Serbian republic of Bosnia- Herzegovina must now defend the people. However, the JNA command structure remained and has been functioning continuously, as witnessed by the coordinated artillery and aircraft bombardment-taking place.

Cosic's unsubstantiated allegations that Croatian brigades have invaded Bosnia are in keeping with the pattern of Serbian duplicity, as exemplified by Milosevic and Karadzic.




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To The New York Times by Jerry Blaskovich



The New York Times
Attention: Jack Rosenthal, Editorial-Page Editor
13 November 1992

Dear Mr. Rosenthal:
Your hypercritical editorial, "The U.N.'s Bad Example on Bosnia (November 5, 1992)", regarding Croatia's refusal to admit Bosnian refugees is in keeping with England, France, and United States' hypocrisy to excuse their own inactions.

According to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Croatia, whose territory is one-third occupied by Serb forces, has already given asylum to 640,000 Bosnians that fled from horrific Serbia human-rights violations. Coupled with the 271,798 displaced persons from Serb occupied Croatia and fighting an ongoing war, Croatia does not have the economic means to care even for its own needs.

As of September 1992, Germany has taken 220,000 refugees; Switzerland 70,520; Austria 57,700; Hungary 50,000; and Sweden 47,000. The numbers are markedly different from countries most critical of Croatia's new stance that your editorial labeled "morally reprehensible". France has taken 1,108 refugees; England 2,000 and the United States magnanimously "offered" to take 1,000.

Kenneth Clarke, the United Kingdom's Home Secretary slammed the door on Bosnian refugees on November 6, 1992, when he imposed strict visa restrictions. Previously Charles Wardle from the same office assured the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees that England would not raise visa barriers. So much for double speak.

Your stating, "U.N. peace-keepers complicate their own mission" does not address UN complicity with Serbia. Jean-Claude Cocoloto, Head Officer for U.N. Refugees on July 28, 1992 declared the U.N. is, "...Not only creating refugees, but of becoming a partner in Serbia's 'Ethnic cleansing'." Recently (November 2, 1992) UNICEF purchased blankets in Belgrade, which is contrary to, and flaunting U.N. imposed sanctions, shipped them intentionally to Bosnia. After the Bosnian government learned about the origin of the blankets they refused to accept them. The U.N. then sent the blankets to the Serbs in Serb-held Bosnia. This is another example of the UN helping the aggressors and disingenuously punishing the victims.


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