While the ABC appears to have no plans to address the concerns of some members of Australia’s Croatian community about comments on Croatian terrorism in the 1960s and 1970s made by Tony Jones a week ago (we covered the complex issue yesterday), the ABC may yet have to answer questions about it. Crikey understands Croatian-born businessman Marko Franovic has plans to send letters to the all the members of Australian Parliament explaining his strong objection to Jones’ comments. The letter, which Crikey has seen in draft form, will likely be included in this week’s edition of Croatian paper Za Dom Spremni. From there it’s one short hop to the issue being raised at Senate estimates — it’s not like conservative politicians need much of an excuse to hammer the ABC.

Peter Fray

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