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The Balkans: Fighting Genocide Deniers

Srebrenica Genocide Blog has two new posts up: on the atrocities of 1943, and on Darko Trifunovic, a “Srebrenica genocide denier” employed by the University of Belgrade's Faculty of Security Studies. In a comment, Alan Jakšić of Serbian Anarchist recommends that Daniel of Srebrenica Genocide Blog file a “formal complaint” with the University of Belgrade: “Afterall, university people are supposed to take such feedback seriously. And given the political VARIETY in the country, you might just be successful. So try taking it direct to them if you haven't already. And should they not take it seriously, well, you can always blog about it.”

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  • J. P. MAHER

    It took two months for the Srebrenica Massacre story to break. Why such a delay? The NY Times headline of 18 July 1995 (by-line Chris Hedges) claimed that 3,000 to 4,000 Muslims who were reported missing after the fall of Srebrenica (11 July 1995) had “slipped” through Serbian lines to safety in Tuzla. Hedges himself didn’t employ this oxymoron: he he aid thalle Muslim fighters were ARMED AND FIGHING the 50 some miles through enemy country to Muslim-held territory. US Ambassador to the UN Madeleine Albright told a closed session of the Security Council on 11 August 1995 that 2,000 to 2,700 Bosnians from the Srebrenica enclave were missing and MIGHT have been shot by the Bosnian Serbs. The Red Cross reported — TWO MONTHS AFTER the purported event — in September 1995 that 8000 Muslim men were missing. The first mention of the phrase “Srebrenica Massacre of 8000 men and boys” was in late September 1995.

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