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Croatian Jews to boycott Holocaust remembrance event over 'relativization' of crimes

ZAGREB Croatian Jews said on Monday they would boycott the country's main Holocaust remembrance event this week, accusing the authorities of playing down crimes perpetrated under the Nazi-backed Ustasa regime during World War Two.

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