Bosnia & Herzegovina: Genocide Denier; Dutch Peacekeepers

Srebrenica Genocide Blog writes about Srebrenica genocide denier Milivoje Ivanisevic and the former Dutch peacekeepers visit to Srebrenica.

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  • My second attempt at posting these thoughts:

    The above referenced blog is an overly propagandistic site.

    The idea that a flawed legal body should be readily accepted and not criticized is rather Soviet like.

    Unlike others, Edward Herman has been spot on in his assessments. Like the bogus 200,000 or more Bosnian Civil War casualty figure, which a number of mass media outlets no longer accept.

    I can’t answer for what Z-Net chooses to post and not post. On related subject matter, the censorship of outlets like The New York Times is influentially much more evident.

    As per Srebrenica, no mention is made of what Alija Izetbegovic allied warlord Nasir Oric and his goons did in that town before the more talked about massacre. Oric’s forces killed up to 2,500 Serbs, with many of them being women and children.

    For accuracy sake, providing links listing bodies recovered and those still missing should be more clearly broken down. Ethnic group breakdown of those killed/missing, when and how they were killed.

    No one seems to be denying that a summary execution of Muslim males took place. The issues are on the figure and the gross oversight of crimes committed against Serbs. Based on what’s known, some put the summary execution figure of Muslims in the range of 2,000-4000.

    BTW, in the lead up to the incident with Dutch peacekeepers present, there had been a cease-fire in Srebrenica, which the Izetbegovic side proceeded to violate. The Serbs noted this, adding that Srebrenica’s Mulsims should be evacuated from the war zone. The Izetbegovic refused to take them in, much to the stated dismay of some of Srebrenica’s Muslim population. Not that this excuses the summary execution of Muslim males.

    Kudos to progressive individuals like James Bisset, Scott Taylor and Lewis MacKenzie for providing a more balanced overview.

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