Information further to Response to Information Request YUG16025.E of 13 December 1993, on Zeljko Raznjatovic (nicknamed Arkan) and his activities in 1991-92 when he was commandant of the "Tigers" in Serb Krajina, and on the Serbian Unity Party (SUP) [HRV16544.E]

For information on the above-mentioned subject, please consult the attached documents.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Agence France Presse (AFP). 2 November 1993. "Arkan, ancien chef de milice serbe, se lance dans la campagne electorale." (NEXIS)

BBC Summary of World Broadcasts. 5 November 1993. "Arkan Elected as Chairman of Party of Serbian Unity." (NEXIS)

. 19 December 1992. "Democratic Party Ends Kosovo Campaign Following 'Threats' by Arkan Supporters." (NEXIS)

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1991. 1992. United States Department of State. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office.

Duga [Belgrade, in Serbo-Croatian]. 30 January-12 February 1993. "Biographic Data on Serbian Fighter Arkan." (FBIS-EEU-93-054 23 Mar. 1993, pp. 49-56)

The Economist [New York]. 6-12 February 1993. "Citizen Arkan."

Le Monde [Paris]. 24 February 1993. Florence Hartmann. "La guerre dans l'ex-Yougoslavie, l'extrème droite ultranationaliste serbe triomphe." (NEXIS)

Los Angeles Times. 14 November 1993. Carol J. Williams. "News Analysis; Strongman Milosevic Tightening Grip on Emerging 'Greater Serbia'; Balkans: the Henchmen of Seselj, His Turncoat Lieutenant, Are Being Arrested and Accused of Heinous Crimes." (NEXIS)

The New York Times. 20 December 1992. Final Edition. Chuck Sudetic. "A Shady Militia Chief Arouses Serbs." (NEXIS)

Politika [Belgrade, in Serbo-Croatian]. 29 December 1992. "Man on List of War Crime Suspects Enters Assembly." (FBIS-EEU-93-005 8 Jan. 1993, pp. 42-43)