Drago Hedl

was an editor of the Croatian satirical newspaper Feral Tribune (closed down in 2008) and is a regular contributor to Balkan Insight, the website of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN).


Us and them?

Croatia: Mafia, media and murder

The initial probe into the murder of Nacional editor Ivo Pukancic in October 2008 indicated a disturbing level of entanglement between the criminal underworld, high-level politics and the media in Croatia. Several arrests and an informal state of emergency later, there are still no convictions. Journalist Drago Hedl, himself the recipient of death threats in November 2008, looks behind the scenes.