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Form Serb paramilitary hiding in Australia indicted for war crimes

A former Serb paramilitary commander who is living in Australia has been indicted for war crimes by a Croatian court.

Dragan Vasiljkovic, also known as Daniel Snedden, lost a court battle blocking his extradition to Croatia in July, where he is due to face charges of war crimes and possibly genocide.

Mr Vasiljkovic, who has been working as a golf instructor in Australia is accused of being behind an attack on the town of Glina in July 1991, where civilians were killed, property destroyed and captive Croatian soldiers tortured and killed.

"During the attack, civilian buildings were damaged or destroyed, the population was forced to flee, property was looted and civilians were killed or wounded, including a foreign journalist," read the prosecuter's statement.

See our earlier posts:

Australian citizen to be extradited to face trial in Croatia for involvement in Balkan war crimes (07 July 2015)

Australian government approves extradition of genocide accused (18 Nov 2012)

Dual-citizenship war criminal loses extradition case (01 October 2012)

‘Suspected war criminal loses libel case’ (Sep 2011)