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Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks
« on: December 03, 2013, 05:08:51 PM »
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Re: Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2013, 06:26:41 PM »
It was an apt comparison.  :shrug:
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Re: Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2013, 06:31:44 PM »
What religion or sect are the Croatians? Serbs muslim?


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Re: Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2013, 06:33:52 PM »
What religion or sect are the Croatians? Serbs muslim?
Speaking in generalities:  Croatians are mostly Catholic. Serbs are Orthodox Christian. Bosnians are Muslim.
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Re: Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2013, 06:44:29 PM »
Speaking in generalities:  Croatians are mostly Catholic. Serbs are Orthodox Christian. Bosnians are Muslim.
Thank you for the clarification.


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Re: Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2013, 06:57:23 PM »
The Balkans have always been complicated and confusing.

The Croatians (Ustache) collaborated with the Nazis in committing atrocities against Serbs. (Keep in the mind the Nazis killed a few million Serbs at the same time they were annihilating 6 million or so Jews). Some Serbs (Partisans) supported the Soviets during WWII. Other more nationalistic Serbs fought for their own homeland (the Chetniks) and ended up battling both the Soviets and the Nazis at various times.  The Chetniks famously rescued some 500 American airmen shot down over the Balkans in WWII.
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Re: Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2013, 08:54:47 PM »
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The Chetniks famously rescued some 500 American airmen shot down over the Balkans in WWII.

And were brutally betrayed by us after the war ended in favor of the Communist Tito.

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Re: Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2013, 11:36:24 PM »
Truth is [or should be] an absolute defense. The Croatian Ustasha[the Croatian Fascist movement that ruled in Croatia from 1941 to 1944] murdered Slavs by the thousands. they were so brutal, they were written up at least twice for brutality to prisoners. By the SS. :whistle:
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Re: Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2013, 12:00:10 PM »
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They stem from a lawsuit by a Croatian community group in France over remarks in an interview in Rolling Stone magazine in September 2012.

So let me get this straight... the Croatians are upset about something an American said... in an American magazine... and are attempting to put him on trial... in France?

Uhh... I'm not sure there's jurisdiction there.

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Re: Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2013, 12:17:46 PM »
I'm with Bob.

Call a spade a spade, or call a Croat a Nazi atrocity committing collaborator.

At age 72, I expect Bob Dylan probably doesn't care a twit about all this.

Besides the weather is beautiful at his Malibu California home, this time of year.
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