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Cablegate: Cgyool -- Zagreb Update Dec 21, 1992

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.


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USMISSION GENEVA
USMISSION USVIENNA
COMSIXTHFLT//N2//
CINCUSNAVEUR LONDON UK//N2/N22//
USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GM//ECJ3/ECJ5//

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GENEVA PASS USDEL ICFY - JACKOVICH
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USVIENNA FOR USDEL CSCE
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E.O. 12356: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MOPS PREL PREF HR MOPS PREL PREF HR BK
SUBJECT: CGYOOL -- ZAGREB UPDATE DEC 21, 1992
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SUMMARY
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1. FORMER FSO SAYS CROATIA WILL HAVE TO USE FORCE
TO REGAIN OCCUPIED TERRITORY. 1,115 CHILDREN FROM
B-H GO TO LIBYA TO STUDY AS PARLIAMENTARY GROUP
VISITS WITH GHADAFFI. HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP REPORTS
30,000 WOMEN RAPED IN B-H WHILE 50,000 ARE STILL
HELD IN PRISON CAMPS. MANJACA PRISON CAMP
CLOSED. END SUMMARY

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KENNEY: CROATIA MUST USE FORCE TO RETAKE TERRITORY
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2. IN AN INTERVIEW FOR VECERNJI LIST (DECEMBER
20, 1992) FORMER FSO GEORGE KENNEY SAID THAT THE
ONLY WAY FOR CROATIA TO GET BACK THE PARTS OF THE
COUNTRY OCCUPIED BY SERBS IS THROUGH FORCE.
KENNEY SAID HE DID NOT THINK THE SERBS WOULD
CONSENT TO BE REINCORPORATED INTO CROATIA OF THEIR
OWN ACCORD. HE WENT ON TO SAY THAT THE LONGER THE
SERBS CONTROL THIS TERRITORY THE MORE LIKELY THAT
THE SITUATION WILL BECOME PERMANENT.

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B-H CHILDREN LEAVE FOR LIBYA AS MESIC VISITS
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3. ON DECEMBER 19, 1,115 CHILDREN FROM THE B-H
TOWNS OF KAKANJ, ZENICA, AND VARES LEFT FROM SPLIT
TO LIBYA. THE CHILDREN, THIRD TO EIGHTH GRADERS
REPORTEDLY WENT WITH THEIR TEACHERS AND WILL
CONTINUE THEIR EDUCATION IN TRIPOLI. THE
CHILDREN, WHO WENT WITH THEIR PARENTS' CONSENT,
ARE TO BE ACCOMMODATED IN A TOURIST COMPLEX IN
TRIPOLI. A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE LIBYAN EMBASSY
IN SARAJEVO, AMER MUSARATI, SAID THAT ANOTHER .
GROUP OF CHILDREN WILL DEPART FOR LIBYA IN THE
NEAR FUTURE.
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4. IN TRIPOLI, LIBYAN LEADER GHADAFFI RECEIVED A
THREE-MAN PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION LED BY SABOR
PRESIDENT STIPE MESIC. GHADAFFI REPORTEDLY
EXPRESSED LIBYA'S READINESS TO HELP CROATIA AND
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B-H IN ALL AREAS. MESIC REPORTEDLY INVITED THE
LIBYAN LEADER TO VISIT CROATIA, AN INVITATION
GHADAFFI ACCEPTED. NO DATE WAS SET.

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30,000 WOMEN RAPED; 50,000 MORE INSIDE CAMPS IN B-H


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ACTION EUR-01

INFO LOG-00 AID-01 AMAD-01 CA-02 CIAE-00 PFIP-01 C-01
OASY-00 DODE-00 CISA-02 DS-00 EB-01 HA-09 H-01
INRE-00 INR-01 IO-19 LAB-04 L-03 ADS-00 MFLO-03
M-01 NSAE-00 OCS-06 OIC-02 OMB-01 PA-02 PC-05
PM-02 PRS-01 P-01 RP-10 SCT-03 SDEL-00 SIL-00
SNP-00 SP-00 SR-00 SSO-00 SS-00 STR-17 TRSE-00
T-01 USIE-00 ASDS-01 RPE-00 /103W
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FM AMEMBASSY ZAGREB
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3136
INFO AMEMBASSY BELGRADE
AMEMBASSY ANKARA
AMEMBASSY ATHENS
AMEMBASSY BONN
AMEMBASSY BRUSSELS
AMEMBASSY BUDAPEST
AMEMBASSY LONDON
AMEMBASSY MADRID
AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
AMEMBASSY PARIS
AMEMBASSY ROME
AMEMBASSY VIENNA
USMISSION USNATO
USMISSION USUN NEW YORK
USEC BRUSSELS
WHITE HOUSE WASHDC 1249
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USMISSION GENEVA
USMISSION USVIENNA
COMSIXTHFLT//N2//
CINCUSNAVEUR LONDON UK//N2/N22//
USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GM//ECJ3/ECJ5//

UNCLAS SECTION 02 OF 02 ZAGREB 02783

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GENEVA PASS USDEL ICFY - JACKOVICH
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USVIENNA FOR USDEL CSCE
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E.O. 12356: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MOPS PREL PREF HR MOPS PREL PREF HR BK
SUBJECT: CGYOOL -- ZAGREB UPDATE DEC 21, 1992
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SUMMARY
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5. AT A MEETING OF HUMANITARIAN AID ORGANIZATIONS
HELD AT THE ZAGREB MOSQUE, A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE
ZENICA CENTER FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF WAR CRIMES
SAID THAT THE CENTER HAD INTERVIEWED MORE THAN
350,000 WITNESSES OF RAPE AND VIOLENCE. ACCORDING
TO THE CENTER REPRESENTATION, 30,000 WOMEN HAVE
BEEN RAPED IN B-H. BUT THAT FIGURE DOES NOT TAKE
INTO ACCOUNT LARGE PARTS OF THE COUNTRY FROM WHICH
NO INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE. A REPRESENTATIVE OF
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THE "INDEPENDENT WOMENS GROUP" FROM ZAGREB,
NIHADA KADIC, SAID THAT THERE ARE 50,000 WOMEN IN
45 CAMPS IN B-H. THE WHO HAS BEEN ASKED TO
COORDINATE THE ASSISTANCE OF THOSE COUNTRIES, SUCH
AS GERMANY, WHICH ARE READY TO OPEN CENTERS TO
HELP THE VICTIMS.

6. MEANWHILE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EC
RESOLUTION IN EDINBURGH, A SIX MEMBER DELEGATION
FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN, LED
BY DAME ANNE WUBERTON, ARRIVED IN ZAGREB ON
DECEMBER 20.

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450 PRISONERS RELEASED FROM MANJACA; 51 FROM BILECA
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7. THE MANJACA PRISON CAMP IN B-H WAS CLOSED AS
THE LAST GROUP OF 450 PRISONERS, ALL MEN AGED 19
TO 40, ARRIVED IN THE KARLOVAC TRANSIT CENTER ON
DECEMBER 18. 51 PRISONERS WERE ALSO RELEASED FROM
THE SERBIAN CAMP IN BILECA. FORTY-ONE OF THE
PRISONERS AND 52 MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES WERE
HANDED OVER TO UNHCR REPRESENTATIVES IN
MONTENEGRO. TEN PRISONERS DECIDED TO REMAIN IN
BILECA OR LEAVE BY OTHER MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION.

NEITZKE

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