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Croatia cursed by crime and corruption



The European Journal



Croatia at the Crossroads


by Roger Helmer, MEP, and Joel Anand Samy

At a conference in the European Parliament on 13 October, hosted by Roger Helmer, MEP, and organised by the free-market think tank The Adriatic Institute, the parlous state of Croatia's legal system came under the spot-light. The conference was attended by Vesna Skare-Ozbolt, the former Minister of Justice of Croatia, who was fired in February having upset the old guard by her determined pursuit of an anti-corruption programme, Natasha Srdoc, President of Adriatic Institute and Snjezana Bagic, State Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Croatia.