Bodies of Serbs killed in Bijelo Polje, June 1999

SELECTION OF NEWSPAPER ARTICLES ON KOSOVO
June - December 1999 (with original URL's)

December press coverage:

12/5 - In Kosovo, only criminals are free - Washington Post
Kosovo blast kills Serb woman, injures two - AP
Slavic Muslims: Kosovo's unseen refugees - LA Times.


November press coverage:

11/23 - Report on Human Rights Findings of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo - OSCE
11/17 - Billion dollar aid package for Kosovo - BBC News - fine, but where's the beef?
11/16 - Up to 240,000 Kosovo Displaced in Yugoslavia - Reuters/NYTimes
11/16 - Serbia releases 47 Kosovo Albanians, may release more - CNN
11/16 - UN mission in Kosovo 'an incompetent laughing stock' - Sydney Morning Herald
11/13 - International Law after NATO's War - Siddharth Varadarajan, Times of India
11/13 - For NATO, truth was the first casualty in Kosovo - Lawrence Martin, Vancouver Sun
11/12 - UN Aid Plane Crashes in Kosovo, 24 Dead - UK Times
11/12 - Canada withdrawing troops from Kosovo - UPI
11/12 - Veton Surroi says idea of forced multiethnicity misguided - Reuters
11/11 - Serb Radical Party accuses KFOR, UN mission of passivity - ITAR-TASS
11/11 - International peacekeepers accused of covering up killings - Gjeraqina Tuhina, Nando Times
11/10 - Kosovo Serb Church Burned Down - Danica Kirka, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
11/9 - Balkan refugee cycle continues - BBC News
11/9 - Kosovo, East Timor casualties inflated - Ben Barber, Washington Times
11/7 - When Serbs are the victims, where's the outrage? - Jack Kelly, Post-Gazette
11/7 - Kosovo's 'Genocide': Where are the Bodies? - Lorrie Goldstein, Toronto Sun
11/4 - Kosovo problem given much attention at Security Council - ITAR-TASS
11/4 - No Genocide in Kosovo Clinton's Media Defenders Now Admit - Mary Mostert, OriginalSources


October press coverage:

10/29 - Peacekeepers Cannot Explain Failure to Protect Serb Convoy - Carlotta Gal, New York Times
10/29 - Clinton: more troops in Kosovo may not help - Reuters
10/29 - In Kosovo, open season on Serbs - Amy Turnley, MSNBC
10/28 - Attacks on Serb elderly being condemned in Kosovo - OSCE; Mission in Kosovo
10/28 - NATO red-faced over refugee attack - Michael Roddy, Reuters
10/27 - Thuggery is threatening Kosovo's future - Trudy Rubin, Philadelphia Inquirer
10/27 - Albanian falls apart, again - Stratfor - Spillover possible.
10/25 - Interviews with Serbian Refugees - EC
10/25 - Kosovo's New Witch Hunt - Anna Husarka, Washington Post
10/25 - The Massacres That Never Were - John Laughland, UK Spectator
10/24 - SAS plan crash cost Nato race for Pristina - Tom Walker, Sunday Times - pretty interesting.
10/24 - Kosovo Serbs set up political council - BBC News
10/22 - Genocide in Kosovo? - CounterPunch
10/22 - Nato threatens to intervene on behalf of Serbs - but don't believe it. BBC News.
10/22 - Western 'Media Occupation' of Kosovo Slammed - Beti Bilandzic, Reuters
10/21 - UN cops 'cleanse' Kosovo of Serbs - George John, Washington Post/AP
10/20 - Bogus war crimes lists condemned - George John, Washington Post/AP
10/20 - Where are the bodies? - Jon E. Dougherty, WorldNetDaily
10/18 - The Shame of NATO - interviews with Serbian refugees from Kosovo - Jared Israel et al, EC
10/17 - Where Are Kosovo's Killing Fields? - Stratfor.com
10/16 - KLA establishes political party - Detnews
10/15 - Kosovo Goes Fascist - Justin Raimondo, Antiwar.com
10/14 - Kosovo post-mortems often miss the point - George Jonas, Toronto Sun
10/13 - No Bodies at Rumored Grave Site in Kosovo - NYT/Reuters
10/12 - UN official killed for speaking Serbian - Yahoo [dead link]
10/12 - Chairman-in-Office condemns killing of UNMIK staff in Kosovo
10/12 - Mr. Kenigs has second thoughts - Jared Israel, EC
10/10 - Kosovo defence chief accused of war crimes - UK Sunday Times
10/6 - KLA threatens Kosovo Albanian publisher - Radio Free Europe
10/6 - Albanians stone Serb to death in riot - Electronic Telegraph
10/5 - Pentagon building Burger King in Kosovo - Washington Post [dead link]
10/4 - 4 injured in two attacks in Kosovo - UPI
10/2 - Of Books and Children - EC - Non-Albanian books are burned, Children's lives are threatened.


September press coverage:

9/30 - I cannot give it a name but it seems like hell - by a Serbian woman from Kosovo - EC
9/30 - 'Tough winter' ahead for Kosovo - BBC News
9/29 - Kosovo terror attacks continue - EC
9/28 - Grenade attack kills Kosovo Serbs - BBC News
9/25 - Baby burned alive in Kosovo - Tanjug
9/25 - US 'supports' Kosovo breakaway - UK Times
9/24 - Kosovo's latest woe: kidnappings - Robert Reid, Washington Post
9/24 - Hungry Serbs Killed in Kosovo - Tanjug
9/23 - Spanish experts: Serbs Not Guilty! - Pablo Ordaz in Madrid, El Pais
9/n - Driven from Kosovo: Jewish Leader Sees NATO Complicity - Jared Israel, EC - interview with leader of Pristina's Jewish Community.
9/22 - Kosovo civilian force has KLA as its 'embryo' - Agence France-Press
9/19 - KLA units "specialised in hunting down Serbs" - AFP
9/19 - KLA disarmament a fallacy - Chris Bird, UK Observer
9/18 - KLA leader blasts UN official - Colum Lynch, Washington Post
9/17 - KLA-NATO peace farce - Tony Karon, TIME
9/17 - Kosovo violence continues, four bodies found - Tanjug
9/15 - 300 Serb homes burned in one municipality - Tanjug
9/15 - To Kosovo and Back - by Zoran, EC. Account of a two-week trip through Kosovo.
9/14 - Bombs being cleared out of Kosovo schools - Tanjug
9/14 - 14th century Serb Monastery Destroyed - kosovo.net
9/13 - Jackson says military can't restore peace in Kosovo - Carlotta Gal, NYTimes
9/12 - Quarter million driven from Kosovo - Tanjug
9/12 - Partitioning of Kosovo town is an international failure - AFP
9/12 - Serbs being expelled from Kosovo blame Milosevic and NATO - Philip Smucker, Post-Gazette
9/10 - Kosovo minorities under increasing attacks - Paul Wood, BBC News
9/10 - 15 Nato troops injured in Kosovo - CBC News
9/9 - Kosovo factories and businesses stripped - Ljiljana Staletovic, Politika Daily
9/9 - UN: 40 killed in Kosovo by mines since war - AFP
9/8 - Two die in Kosovo mortar attacks - Washington Post
9/7 - Kosovo parades new police force - BBC News
9/7 - 90,000 Gypsies expelled from Kosovo - Tanjug
9/7 - Russians kill three Serbs in shootout - Washington Post
9/7 - Kosovo humanitarian aid sold in Albania - Albanian Daily News
9/6 - Second Assessment of the Situation of Ethnic Minorities in Kosovo - UNHCR/OSCE
9/5 - Albanians continue shelling Serb villages - UPI
9/6 - Albanian mafia pounces on Kosovo power vacuum - Julius Strauss, National Post
9/4 - Slimfast, floor wax, for Kosovo refugees - Desmond O'Grady, Sydney Morning Herald
9/4 - UN moving Kosovo towards independence - Shaban Buza, Philadelphia Inquirer/Reuters
9/3 - Pristina blast kills elderly Serb - BBC News
9/3 - KLA to give birth to Kosovo's new army - Chris Bird, UK Guardian
9/3 - Albanian Mafia Moved into Kosovo on NATO'9s Heels - Albanian Daily News
9/2 - Serbs Driven From Kosovo Live Bitterly in Exile - Steven Erlanger, NYTimes
9/1 - Congress trying to re-arm KLA - Serbiana.com
9/1 - Half of Kosovo's schools closed due to Nato bomb damage - UPI
9/1 - Kosovo less multi-ethnic than ever - EC
9/1 - Serbs left out of Transitional Council meeting - AFP
9/1 - Massacre of Serbs in Prizren - Tanjug


August press coverage:

8/31 - Key Orthodox monastery shelled - Tanjug
8/31 - Serbia is no haven for Kosovar Serb refugees - CNN
8/31 - Kosovo puts landmine crusade to the test - Times UK
8/31 - Kosovo, Nato reporters clash - Independent UK
8/30 - Displaced Kosovo Serbs set up camp in park - AFP
8/29 - Two dead, three hurt after KFOR vehicle collides with private car (again) - AFP
8/29 - Serbs arrested on Albanian's say-so - Tanjug
8/29 - UN draws up plans for safe havens for Serbs - Julius Strauss, Electronic Telegraph UK
8/28 - New mass graves of Serbs near Gnjilane - Tanjug
8/28 - Serbian opposition backs idea of Kosovo enclaves for Serbs - AFP
8/28 - Bodies of two women found in Kosovo - AFP
8/27 - Priest: Nato killed more Albanians than Serbs did - Jerry Van Marter, ENI
8/27 - Bullets and bombs still part of daily life in Kosovo - AFP
8/26 - US blamed over Serb deaths - BBC News
8/26 - Albanians open fire on Russian peacekeepers - Macedonian Press Agency
8/26 - US soldiers accused of covering up mass grave - UPI
8/26 - Rugova wants spring elections, independent Kosovo - AFP
8/26 - Serbs and Gypsies trapped in Kosovo siege - Kurt Schork, Reuters - talks about Orahovac; I didn't notice, or quickly forgot about this, earlier.
8/25 - Over 50 Orthodox monastaries and churches destroyed in Kosovo - Macedonian Press Agency
8/25 - 100,000 illegal Albanians in Kosovo - SUC
8/24 - Kosovar Serbs have no place to go - SUC
8/24 - Less than 30.000 Serbs left in Kosovo - Tass
8/24 - Beatings of Gorans heighten ethnic tensions - Jolyon Naegele, Radio Free Europe
8/9 - Kosovo Albanians: The Other Side - EC - Interviews with Faik Jasari, Corin Ismali, and Fatmir Seholi, all members of the Kosovo Democratic Initiative.

July press coverage:


June press coverage:

6/13 - Nato not disarming KLA - Inet
6/13 - Russia: NATO Fails to Fulfill UN Resolution on Kosovo - Xinhua News Agency
6/12 - Russians, British race for control of Kosovo - Times UK
6/12 - Nato troops enter Kosovo
6/12 - Allocation of KFOR troops - FRY Press Center
6/11 - Kosovo Serbs pack up and leave - BBC News
6/10 - Few Serbs Decide to Stay in Kosovo - LATimes
6/9 - Albanian leader says Russian troops a 'Problem' - Albanian News
6/8 - Serbs are being asked to ethnically cleanse region of themselves - Irish Times
6/8 - B52 attacks leave a deadly silence - Tom Walker, Times UK - JNA soldiers clusterbombed after agreements.
6/7 - Serbs fear mass killings by KLA - Philip Smucker, Telegraph UK

 


Before the Spring 1999 War (before March 24th, 1999 - June 10th, 1999)

14 October 1998 - Nothing but independence will do, guerrilla army insists - Telegraph UK
14 October 1998 - Holbrooke hails deal but says crisis remains - Telegraph UK


Background:
The Staging of War and Peace - by Rune Engelbreth Larsen, editor of the Danish magazine, Faklen

The Genesis of the Conflict:
Kosovo in 1970s
NY Times article from 1987
12 years ago
KLA/Government conflict 1996-98
Dismantling of former Yugoslavia
Kosovo Dossier
German Foreign Office Documents

The Aftermath:
L.A.Times:Perspective on Kosovo
Playing dumb
Conspiracy of silence
Albanian contributions to US politicians
Assessment of bombing damages
Kosovo Serbs "Ethnicly Cleansed"
No protection for Serbs