Information on the activities of the Croation military in 1992 in Dubrovnik, Split, Sin, Vukovar, Zadar, Sibenik, Karlovac, Pakrac, Baranja and Maslenice; and in 1993 in Bosnia [HRV18924.E]

Information on the activities of the Croatian military in 1992 in many of the above listed cities in Croatia in 1992 and in Bosnia in 1993 is available in the Indexed Media Review, available in your Regional Documentation Centre. Additional information on the Croatian army's activities in many of the listed Croatian cities can be found in the attached articles.

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.


The Associated Press (AP). 30 July 1992. PM Cycle. Tony Smith. "U.N. Says Sarajevo Saw Heaviest Overnight Fighting in Weeks." (NEXIS)

BBC Summary of World Broadcasts. 23 November 1992. "Security and Political Affairs; Heated Exchange at Talks Between Croatian Army and UNPROFOR in Sibenik." (NEXIS)

. 7 October 1992. "Security Situation in Brief; 'Death Squads' and Torture in Split, Dailies Report." (NEXIS)

. 1 October 1992. "Sarajevo Experiences 'Lull'; Attacks and Air Raids Continue Elsewhere." (NEXIS)

. 11 July 1992. "No Let-Up in Fighting Around War Zones of Bosnia-Hercegovina." (NEXIS)

. 25 June 1992. "Other Reports in Brief; Croatian Army Battalion Withdraws from Pakrac Region." (NEXIS)

. 8 June 1992. "Further Fighting in Bosnia-Hercegovina, Dubrovnik; Sarajevo Airport May Reopen." (NEXIS)

. 11 May 1992. "The Yugoslav-Croatian Conflict in Brief; Boka Naval District Commander Says Croatian Forces in Dubrovnik Reinforced." (NEXIS)

. 17 March 1992. "Yugoslav-Croatian Conflict in Brief; Fresh Croatian Exodus From Village Near Vinkovci." (NEXIS)

. 16 March 1992. "Croatian Battlefronts Reported to Be Quiet After Further Cease-Fire Violations." (NEXIS)

. 8 January 1992. "Cease-Fire Generally Respected in Croatia Various Violations Reported." (NEXIS)

. 1 January 1992. "Croatia in Brief; Croatian Command Reports Meetings in Serb-Held Territory in E Slavonia." (NEXIS)

Defense & Foreign Affairs' Strategic Policy. October/November 1992. "Illegal German Weapons to Croatia and Bosnia Fuel the Balkan Conflict." (NEXIS)

Reuters. 2 June 1992. BC Cycle. Steve Pagani. "Croats Fight Back Along Adriatic Coast." (NEXIS)

The United Press International (UPI). 14 July 1992. BC Cycle. Nikola Gurovic. "Threatened Town Asks U.N. Intervention." (NEXIS)