Petition on Ustasha Treasury Filed on Holocaust Remembrance Day
April 22, 2020
Holocaust Remembrance Day – Serbia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
USTASHA VICTIMS FILE PETITION WITH CROATIAN PRESIDENT SEEKING ACCOUNTING OF USTASHA TREASURY IN ROME
On Serbian Holocaust Remembrance Day, a petition was filed with Croatian President Zoran Milanović seeking a final accounting of the World War Two Ustasha Treasury.
During the Second World War hundreds of thousands of Serbs, Roma, Jews, and opponents of the fascist Ustasha regime in Zagreb were massacred by the Axis allied Independent State of Croatia. The Second World War Croatian regime was controlled by the fanatical Ustasha Party. The Ustasha sought to ethnically cleanse Croatia of Serbs, Jews and Roma and operated brutal concentration camps. The property of victims was confiscated and looted and a significant portion of that wealth followed the Ustasha leaders into exile in Italy in 1945.
The Catholic Church assisted the Ustasha after the war and the stolen property…
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