Ustashi


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Ustashi

(ʊˈstɑːʃɪ)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (formerly) a terrorist organization of right-wing Yugoslav exiles dedicated to the overthrow of Communism in their homeland
2. (Military) (formerly) a terrorist organization of right-wing Yugoslav exiles dedicated to the overthrow of Communism in their homeland
[from Serbo-Croat]
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First by Nazi allies Croatian Ustashi in 1941, then again by Croatian soldiers in 1995.
"The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia holds that such an incident provoked by a neo-fascist political group in Croatia, headed by its president, in the presence of Croatian police officers, exemplifies incitement of national hatred and intimidation of members of the Serb national minority living in the Republic of Croatia, an attempt at revisionism of history, as well as at glorification of the Ustashi movement and its insignia.
Most heinous were the actions of the Ukrainian Ustashi who raped and dismembered women before cutting out their tongues and eyeballs (Black, 2001).
(3.) Magris has written to his translators: 'The story that I had inside me, and that has appeared, albeit briefly, in other books, is the incredible story of Goli Otok, that beautiful and terrible island in the Northern Adriatic where, following the Second World War, Tito set up a horrendous gulag mainly for the Ustashi and for Yugoslavian Fascists in general and, after 1948, for Stalinists as well, since he had fallen out with Stalin.
In a more sophisticated scholarly work, the use of precise Serbo-Croatian letters such as "c' and "z" would be expected, and some of Batty's statements should be questioned, such as the assertion that Mihailovic had studied Hitler's Mein Kampf or that the "Communists and Ustashi" were natural allies (48, 39).
During the Nazi occupation, the Croatian Ustashi killed many Serbians and Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims) who lived in and around Brcko.
El nombre de Kurt Waldheim aparece en la lista de honor de la Wehrmacht por su contribucion al exito de esta operacion, en tanto el regimen fascista de los ustashi instalado a instancias de Alemania en Croacia, condecoro al mismo Waldheim con una medalla de plata por el trabajo excepcional que desarrollo contra los insurgentes en ese contexto.
In 1945, the government, however, killed many Chetniks and Ustashi as they fled with the retreating German armies.
It is everywhere known how at least three of our bishops were murdered by the Ustashi, as were also about a million Serbs, including hundreds of priests, many of whom were exiled with hundreds of thousands of other Serbs, from their parishes, their homes, and their native land.
Pius but weakly challenged the murderous antisemitism of the Croatian Ustashi at a time, late 1941 and early 1942, when a strong condemnation from the Vatican might have stemmed the bloodletting and served notice to the Germans that their own escalating violence against the Jews would be opposed.
A group of fascist terrorists known as Ustashi allied itself with Italian Premier Benito Mussolini and also worked with Germany's Adolf Hitler.