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  • Croatian Weekly Censured

    The Australian Press Council has censured a Croatian weekly newspaper, Hrvatski Tjednik, for publishing an article that contains “wild and unsubstantiated” anti-Semitic statements. The Press Council, according to information made available here by the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith, acted on a complaint filed against the weekly by the Anti-Defamation Commission of B’nai B’rith District… More ▸

  • Artukovic, Croatian Nazi, Arrested

    Andrija Artukovic, the most notorious Nazi war criminal living in the United States, was arrested yesterday in Orange County by Federal authorities acting on a new request for extradition by the government of Yugoslavia. Bail was denied for the 84-year-old resident of Seal Beach, south of Los Angeles, at a hearing last night in a… More ▸

  • U.S. Moves to Deport Croatian Nazi Collaborator

    The Justice Department said yesterday that the government will move quickly to deport alleged Nazi war criminal Andrija Artukovic, Minister of Interior and Justice in the Nazi sponsored puppet state of Croatia during World War II. Artukovic, 81, who resides in Surfside, California, is accused of responsibility for some 200,000 deaths, according to official U.S…. More ▸

  • Argentine Asked to Extradite Pavelich, Croatian Nazi

    The Association of Israelis of Yugoslavian Origin today urged the Argentine Government to consider Yugoslavia’s request for the extradition of Ante Pavelich, Croatian Nazi responsible for the murder of hundreds of Yugoslavian Jews during World War II. The appeal was made in a memorandum submitted to Buenos Aires through Dr. Gregorio Topolevsky, Argentine Ambassador to… More ▸

  • Croatian Nazi May Be Deported from U.S.; Persecuted Jews

    The United States Court of Appeals here has taken action which might lead to the deportation and trial in Yugoslavia of Andrija Artukovic, a Los Angeles resident who has been identified as a former Croatian Nazi leader notorious for his persecution of Jews. The court here set aside an earlier ruling by the United States… More ▸

  • U.S. Court Denies Bail to Croatian Ex-minister; Annihilated Jews

    The Federal District Court today denied bail to Andrija Artukovic, war-time Minister of Interior of the Nazi puppet state of Croatia, who has been charged with responsibility in the extermination of a large number of Jews. Artukovic was ordered held until October 15 when the Yugoslav Government will present evidence to prove the war crimes… More ▸

  • Ex-minister Who Boasted of Exterminating Jews in Croatia Arrested in Los Angeles

    Federal authorities yesterday arrested Andrija Artukovic, the “Heinrich Himmler of Croatia,” and are holding him without bail in Los Angeles pending extradition proceedings which will determine whether he is to be returned to the scene of his crimes for trial. His arrest came as a result of legal action brought about by the Government of… More ▸

  • Croatian Fascists Responsible for Murder of Thousands of Jews Dented Entry to U.S.

    The Displaced Persons Commission revealed today that two Croatian Ustachi fascist officials, responsible for the death of thousands of Jews, have been denied entry to the U.S. as DP’s, following investigation of a Jewish Telegraphic Agency dispatch from Rome. The J.T.A. Washington Bureau queried the Commission when word was received of the processing of Dr…. More ▸

  • Dp Commission Suspends Processing Croatian Anti-semites for Admission to U.S.

    The Displaced Persons Commission said today that it has suspended processing of Ustachis, Croatian anti-Semites, who supported Hitler. The action followed an investigation of a Jewish Telegraphic Agency dispatch from Rome which reported that about 50 Ustachis were awaiting completion of screening at processing centers at Bagnoli and Naples. They were seeking admission to the… More ▸

  • 20,000 in Zagreb Hear Attack by Croatian Archbishop on German Racial Theory

    An attack on the Nazi theory of racial superiority and the German treatment of minority peoples has been made by Dr. Alejzije Stepinac, Archbishop of Zagreb and Metropolitan of Croatia, it is reported by the Neue Zuercher Nachrichten. The paper states that the Archbishop’s address was delivered to an audience of 20,000 which had gathered… More ▸