chapter  11
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Extradition: Croatian experiences relating to war criminals


We live in times in which the criminal knows no boundaries. Criminal acts are planned in one country, the logistical means are obtained in the territory of another, the offences themselves are committed in the territory of yet another country, whilst the proceeds of crime end up in the financial institutions of yet further countries (often with exotic sounding names). Detection and investigation of the perpetrators, of criminal acts and their proceeds is therefore somewhat difficult even though we may be dealing with crimes, such as terrorism and drug trafficking, the suppression of which is of interest for the entire international community.