Category Archives: Yugoslavia

Xhemail Mustafa

Came across this 2000 Toronto Star article: Outspoken Kosovo activist gunned down in stairwell R. Jeffrey Smith Special to The Star November 24, 2000 PRISTINA, Yugoslavia–Xhemail Mustafa had long been an outspoken advocate in Kosovo of non-violent dissent… As he … Continue reading

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Recycled Resistance II

Wrote about a 1999 article by Michael Bradley, “From slingshots to stealth jets”, concerning how the history of the Balkans is that of taking advantage of weaponry left by others. Extracted a portion or the article. A further extract: Arrogantly … Continue reading

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Sarajevo: Memory Blur

Sarajevo now: Sarajevo then, 1992-1996: Or here: And the confusions: Then, now and then…

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Welcome To Sarajevo

1997 film. The first five minutes, to the wedding party “interruption”. Then at 1:26, for a another “interruption”. Then at 1:36, for the cellist’s eyes that have seen far too much: Then watch the whole movie, for a first or … Continue reading

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Nationalistic Darkness

Bolshevism is bad, but nationalism is worse. Radovan Karadzic Found an older newspaper clipping. Montreal Gazette, October 29, 1997, page B3. “Conflicting visions”, an opinion piece by Dr. Charles Ingrao, of the Department of History at Purdue University. Citing fact … Continue reading

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