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Follow the news on Croatia June 3, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Zagreb daily’s crime correspondent beaten with baseball bat June 2, 2021 Find out more December 2, 2020 Find out more Ten RSF recommendations for the European Union Dusan Miljus, the Jutarnji List daily’s crime correspondent, is in hospital with a broken arm and concussion after two men aboard a motorcycle waylaid him outside his Zagreb apartment building last night and beat him with a baseball bat.“His life is not in danger but we cannot for the time being offer an opinion on the gravity of his injuries,” police spokesperson Aleksandra Ljuba said.In the past few days, Miljus had written about arms trafficking between the European Union and former Yugoslavia, naming people with alleged links to the criminal underworld. On 5 November 2007, he received a threatening message in the form of an obituary with his name and photo in another daily, Vecernji List, which apologised to him afterwards for allowing it to be published.“We call for a police investigation, which – as far as we know – has not yet been ordered,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The authorities must do everything possible to identify those who ordered and carried out this attack, which could have had even more serious consequences for Miljus.”The press freedom organisation added: “Croatia is a candidate for European Union membership and cannot allow this kind of attack on the press to take place without reacting.” Help by sharing this information News News CroatiaEurope – Central Asia Receive email alerts to go further November 23, 2020 Find out more Organisation CroatiaEurope – Central Asia RSF and 60 other organisations call for an EU anti-SLAPP directive Use the Digital Services Act to make democracy prevail over platform interests, RSF tells EU RSF_en News News
The University of Wisconsin women’s volleyball team aims to extend a seven-game wining streak and remain undefeated in the Big Ten as they take on the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights Wednesday.The Badgers (12-1, 4-0 Big Ten) travel to New Jersey this week after yet another impressive domination on the road against two solid Big Ten teams in then-No. 14 Purdue University and Indiana University. The comeback 3-2 win over the Boilermakers and clean sweep of the Hoosiers was enough to place UW firmly as the No. 2 team in the country, behind rival University of Minnesota. The win also awarded the Badgers a tie for first place in the Big Ten, sharing the top spot with No. 1 Minnesota and No. 15 Penn State University.Volleyball: No. 3 Wisconsin silences any doubt of road strugglesDespite facing a 2-1 deficit to then-No. 14 Purdue University Friday night, the No. 2 University of Wisconsin volleyball team Read…The Scarlet Knights (4-13, 0-4 Big Ten) weigh in at the other end of the spectrum from the thriving Badgers. Rutgers is dead last in the conference standings and fresh off the team’s 12th straight loss. Rutgers has been swept by their last three opponents, and Wisconsin will be the highest ranked opponent the Scarlet Knights have faced this season by a long shot. Despite the mismatch across the board for the Scarlet Knights, no games on the road in the Big Ten are won easily, and the Badgers are coming off yet another long stretch away from home.The advantages for Wisconsin exist at almost every angle of the upcoming matchup. The Badgers are firing on all cylinders after having to battle back against the Boilermakers and have reiterated that their “game-by-game” approach applies to every team on the schedule. After the then-No. 1 University of Nebraska fell in a stunning 1-3 loss to Ohio State University, the championship discussion reopened for Wisconsin and showed the rest of college volleyball that there is a chink in the Cornhuskers’ armor.Rutgers will ultimately have to play away from Wisconsin’s strong suit at the net and push the back corners of the court if the Scarlett Knights want to win. This will get the Badgers on their heels and keep the ball away from the powerful combination of All-American setter Lauren Carilini and breakout freshman outside hitter Molly Haggerty. Not many teams outside have been able to do this thus far against Wisconsin this season. The Badgers have only dropped sets to teams ranked inside the top fifteen, sweeping every other one of their other opponents.Regardless of the matchups on paper, games are settled on the court, and the Big Ten is certainly no exception as the best conference in collegiate volleyball.Wednesday’s game in New Brunswick starts at 6 p.m. with live coverage from Rutgers’ College Avenue Gym airing on BTN Plus.