Bosnia's horrific war memories
January 30, 2005 9:54 AM   Subscribe

Bosnia's horrific war memories There were countless horrors in the wars which led to the break-up of Yugoslavia in the 1990s. A Serbian army general has now surrendered to the authorities and will go to the United Nations tribunal in The Hague to answer war crimes charges dating back to 1999. But what happens once camp guards have served their sentences? Dragan Kolundzija (Kole) stood trial in The Hague in Holland in 1999 Dragan Kolundzija, Kole to his friends, is sitting at the bar of the Hotel Prijedor when we enter....
posted by Postroad (1 comment total)
i've traveled in Serbia and Montenegro and it's really strange. Their is so much ethnic hatred but it's all kept out of sight now. I was with my Muslims friends from Montenegro in Belgrade and my buddy James was looking at some art at a flea market.

The guy selling the stuff asked the girls why would he would want to buy anything from him if we where their friends. They told him that he was American and didn't know better. James bought a bottle with an Arch Angel on it and we left.

I asked the girls what happened and they said the stuff was very pro Serbian. I guess it was almost like someone with Jewish friends buying Nazi memorabilia.
posted by jsares at 7:50 AM on January 31, 2005

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