FROM WESTERN AUSTRALIATopic: BALKAN AFFAIRS
TiM's "TOUR DE SERBIA" - STAGE 2 - Sept. 13, 1999
Nis - Photo Album 1 (the morning)
1. General Nebojsa Pavkovic, commander of the Yugoslav Third Army which defended Kosovo against NATO aggression during its "79 Days of Infamy," presenting a book to the TiM editor at the end of their breakfast meeting on Sept. 13, 1999; 2. TiM editor reviewing the book; 3. TiM editor and Gen. Pavkovic after the TiM editor pinned on Gen. Pavkovic's lapel the (the now much sought after NATO war souvenir) - a TiM "Stop NATO's War" button (see his left lapel).
4. Some scenes from the "Suffering of Nis" photo exhibit at the YU Third Army HQ which Gen. Pavkovic showed to the TiM editor and his wife; 5. The shell of an administrative building at the Nis tobacco factory (Duvanska Industrija Nis - DIN).
6.-8. Scenes of devastation at the DIN tobacco factory remain even five months after the NATO bombing (Apr. 4).
9.-12. By a contrast to the huge Nis tobacco factory, "Energogas" could easily qualify as a "small business" in any light industrial area in America.This is its head office, a small single story building, pockmarked by shrapnel. Before it was bombed by NATO, "Energogas" used to produce butane gas for household use. Now, Nis's only supplier of such gas is practically out of business. In photo No. 12., a crew member from one of the Nis TV channels was filming the TiM editor as he snapped this picture; 13. TiM editor's wife at the elementary school, "Ratko Vukicevic." From left to right: Mrs. Stela Jovanovic, the City TV news reporter, Mrs. Marina Ostojic, the school principal, Mrs. Djurdjevic and an identified teacher at the school, who wore the TiM "Stop NATO's War" button.
Also, check out... Truth in Media Statement on the Kosovo War, "Wither Dayton, Sprout New War?", "On the Brink of Madness", "Tragic Deja Vu's," "Seven U.S. Senators Suggest Ouster of Milosevic", "Biting the Hand That Feeds You", "A Balkan Affairs Potpourri", "Put the U.N. Justice on Trial", "International Justice 'Progresses' from Kidnapping to Murder", "Milosevic: 'A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery'...", "Kosovo Lie Allowed to Stand", "New World Order's Inquisition in Bosnia", "Kosovo Heating Up", "Decani Monastery Under Siege?", "Murder on Wall Street", "Kosovo: 'Bosnia II', Serbia's Aztlan", "What If the Shoe Were on the Other Foot?", "Serb WW II General Exhonerated by British Archives," "Green Interstate - Not Worth American Lives", "An American Hero or Actor of the Year?" (A June '95 TiM story) and/or "Clinton arme secrètement les musulmans bosniaques", "Kocevje: Tito's Greatest Crime?", "Perfidious Albion Strikes Again, Aided by Uncle Sam", "Lift the Sanctions, Now!" (1993)
Or Djurdjevic's WASHINGTON TIMES columns: "Chinese Dragon Wagging Macedonian Tail," "An Ugly Double Standard in Kosovo Conflict?", "NATO's Bullyboys", "Kosovo: Why Are We Involved?", and "Ginning Up Another Crisis"