On March 24, 1999, NATO attacked the Republic of Serbia

I am finding it very hard to talk about' this attack on Serbia... I had a feeling like I left my family in trouble. At the time, I had just moved to Australia, and was living there 22 days before this begin. In the middle of the night, while we ware sleeping, the phone rang and it was my family telling me that Serbia is being bombed. In the background I could hear the sirens and bombs.

It is something that I will never forget, and here are some of NATO excuses:

"NATO deeply regrets" the death of five people when missiles fell 600m short of their target and hit residences in the mining town of Aleksinac on April 5.

"NATO deeply regrets" the death of at least ten people when NATO jets hit a Yugoslav passenger train travelling from Belgrade to Salonika on a bridge near Leskovac on April 12.

"NATO deeply regrets" the deaths of 80 people which occurred when NATO attacked two refugee columns in Western Kosovo on April 14.

On March 24, 1999, NATO attacked the Republic of Serbia with bombers and cruise missiles. The "war" (really more of a bombing campaign) marked the first time in over fifty years that European powers (as part of the U.S.-dominated NATO) attacked another European country. The bombing and missile attacks initially occured nightly, then day-and-night, and went on for 11 weeks, causing major damage to Yugoslav society. NATO deliberately bombed water and power supplies, hospitals and prisons, knowing full well that without electricity and water the people of Yugoslavia would suffer great hardship and some (such as people in hospitals with no power) would die. This war was illegal under international law from the beginning. Deliberate infliction of suffering upon civilians is a war crime, and the U.S. generals who planned and carried out this war (in particular, Gen. Wesley Clark) are war criminals.
More on: http://www.serendipity.li/nato.htm


Belgrade under a Nato attack.

Belgrade now.


3 comments:

PESA - dar said...

Ovosvjetski glodari sve bi uništili, navodno pod okriljem demokratije. Pa kakav je to demokratija, jačeg. Sve su nade zdravog svijeta u poravdu , milosrdje i ljepotu duše, koja prijanja uz srce izgubljeni onog dana kada je napadnuta duša i srce Srbije, koje uvijek i uvijek će kucati milosrdjem i voljeti sav svijet. A, zašto , joj se tako vraća, od komšija, od svijeta, od ludila koje još uvijek ne prestaje. Ali ne treba plakati, nego pod ovim Božijim svodom treba ići uzdgnute glave,i s ponosom zvati se Srbin.

Mirjana said...

Tako je Peso, ato sam i stavila sliku Beograda danas i spomenik Kalemegdana me je bas na to podsetio. Kao sto si i sam rekao
"Ali ne treba plakati, nego pod ovim Božijim svodom treba ići uzdgnute glave,i s ponosom zvati se Srbin."

ex - il@miro said...

Ја бих овом приликом да ћутим, али зато прилажем ове стихове Бране Црнчевића:

Извештај Јовану Дучићу

Мртав Дука лежи у свом гробу
сав умотан у стихова свилу
и одоздо слути стару злобу
док га куса црв у Либертвилу

Не ленчари Кнеже поезије
у свом рају и на свом дивану
у Србљима ништа ново није
нема ништа ново на Балкану.

Срби опет бране живот голи
реци Ноју да припреми лађу
моли Саву да за Србе моли
нек пожуре да последњег нађу.

 

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