Serbia remembers victims of Ustasha pogrom in NDH

SOURCETanjug

BELGRADE – The Yugoslav Film Archive hosted a ceremony on Sunday, in remembrance of the victims of the Ustasha pogrom in the Nazi puppet Independent State of Croatia (NDH) which was founded on this date 75 years ago.

After the playing of the Serbian anthem, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, President of Republika Srpska Milorad Dodik and Director of the Yugoslav Film Archive Jugoslav Pantelic addressed the present.

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In view of this anniversary, the Yugoslav Film Archive prepared a program titled “Time of Crime”, including documentaries about the creation of the NDH and the Jasenovac death camp.

The remembrance ceremony brought together Serbian government officials, Chief of the Serbian Armed Forces General Staff Gen. Ljubisa Dikovic, President of the Serb National Council in Croatia Milorad Pupovac, representatives of the Alliance of Jewish Municipalities, representatives of the Roma and Muslim communities, and camp survivors.

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