Stories about Serbia from December, 2010
Sasa Milosevic has collected some of the available information about the “Yellow House” and human organ trade in Kosovo on his blog, The Bloody Yellow House (ENG).
Allegations of Kosovo leadership's wartime involvement in the trafficking of human organs were first made public in 2008 - and have re-surfaced now, in a report prepared by a Council of Europe investigator. Sinisa Boljanovic translates some of the netizens' reactions, past and current.
Belgraded.com reports that “from January 1st 2011 there will be no more military conscription for Serbian citizens”: “Reaction of the general public is, as the case often is around here, mixed.”
Sinisa Boljanovic writes about Serbia's initial decision not to attend the Nobel peace prize ceremony and the controversy it caused.
On Dec. 8, one of the Serbian publishing houses launched an interesting project: called Blog Day, it represents a unique example of web activism in Serbia that will be taking place four times a year. The topic of the first Blog Day was Ecology, and over 20 Serbian novelists have posted their contributions.
Viktor Markovic (@Belgrade) tweets that “Serbian boycott of Nobel prize ceremony [is] counterproductive, seems the whole country now knows lot more about Chinese human right violations.”
Belgraded.com writes about Serbia's decision to boycott this year's Nobel peace prize ceremony.
Gray Falcon and Srebrenica Genocide Blog discuss (from different perspectives) Angelina Jolie's “directorial debut” – “a love story set during the Bosnian war.”
Greater Surbiton writes about “the bizarre world of genocide denial.”