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Kosovo Terrorist and War Criminal visits Washington
The American Council for Kosovo ^ | 19 June 2006

Posted on 06/20/2006 6:56:12 AM PDT by Doctor13

The American Council for Kosovo Protests Washington Visit of Terrorist and War Criminal Agim Ceku

–Kosovo Serb spokesman: Ceku should be standing trial, “not being received with honors in the capital of any civilized democracy.”

The American Council for Kosovo protests the official visit to Washington, DC, of Agim Ceku, an indicted war criminal and former commander of the jihad terrorist organization, the so-called “Kosovo Liberation Army.” According to the Associated Press, Mr. Ceku is scheduled to meet today with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and with officials at the White House, before proceeding to New York for a United Nations Security Council meeting on the future of the Serbian province of Kosovo and Metohija. Mr. Ceku is styled “Prime Minister” of the local institutions operating under the authority of the United Nations, which has administered the Serbian province since 1999.

In a statement issued today, Rada Trajkovic of the Serbian National Council of Kosovo and Metohija said: “Speaking on behalf of a community that has been the victim of outrages committed by jihad terrorists under the command of Agim Ceku, we, the Christian Serbs of Kosovo and Metohija, fail to see how officially receiving such a person in Washington is consistent with America’s professed war on terror or with an honest effort to reach a just and equitable settlement in our province. Agim Ceku is an indicted war criminal in Serbia for crimes committed in Kosovo and Metohija, not even accounting for his previous crimes in Krajina. He should be standing as a defendant before a court of law, not being received with honors in the capital of any civilized democracy.” The Serbian National Council of Kosovo and Metohija is an officially registered non-governmental organization representing both Christian Serbs still living in Kosovo and the more than 250,000 that have been driven from the province by Muslim Albanian violence.

According to the 2002 Serbian indictment for genocide and other grievous offenses, Mr. Ceku bears command responsibility for the murders by KLA terrorists of 669 Serbs and 18 members of other ethnic groups, 518 counts of inflicting serious bodily harm (including torture) and wounding, and 584 counts of abduction, many of the victims of which are presumed dead. Mr. Ceku was named military commander of the KLA in May 1999. The following month, after the end of hostilities between Serbia and NATO forces, KLA terrorists under Mr. Ceku’s command intensified their attacks on civilian Christian Serbs, driving two-thirds of them from the province, as well as against Roma (Gypsies), Croats, Jews, Ashkalis, Gorani, and other non-Muslim or non-Albanians in Kosovo. Over 150 Christian monasteries have been demolished or desecrated.

“The crimes of jihad terrorism in Kosovo against Christian Serbs, as well as against holy churches continue without interruption until the present day.

Even those churches that have allegedly been reconstructed with the help of the European Council, again have been desecrated and are being destroyed over again,” said Bishop Artemije of Raska and Prizren, the spiritual leader of Kosovo’s Christian Serbs. “This very day we have received the news that the Church of the Nativity of our Most Holy Lady Theotokos in Obilic has been the latest victim, since four crosses have been removed, along with part of the church roof’s lead cover.”

Among the characteristic jihad terror practices of the KLA is the beheading of victims, as seen in other countries with active jihad terror movements, such as Iraq, Indonesia, Israel, and Pakistan (American reporter Daniel Pearl), India (Kashmir), and Russia (Chechnya). (Links to photographs of uniformed KLA terrorists – whose identities are known but who have never been brought to justice – with heads of their Christian Serb victims are in original article at Images .) (Caution, these are graphic images.) For an account of the torture and beheading of a Christian Serbian Orthodox priest, Hieromonk Hariton (Lukic), in 1999, soon after the beginning of the international administration in Kosovo, Fr. Hariton’s head has not been found. The jihad in Kosovo officially was launched in 1995 at a meeting in Tirana, Albania, between Osama bin Laden and Mr. Ceku’s KLA accomplices Ramush Haradinaj and Hashim Thaci.

Prior to his service with the KLA, Mr. Ceku served in the Croatian army. He presided over the 1995 “Operation Storm,” which drove virtually the entire Serbian population from the Krajina region in Croatia and killed several thousand Serbian civilians. Earlier, in September 1993, he became notorious for atrocities committed against Krajina Serb civilians, as witnessed by Canadian soldiers serving with the U.N.: “As a colonel in the Croatian army, Ceku commanded the notorious 1993 operation in what is known as the Medak Pocket. It was here that the men of the 2nd Battalion of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry came face to face with the savagery of which Ceku was capable. Over 200 Serbian inhabitants of the Medak Pocket were slaughtered in a grotesque manner (the bodies of female rape victims were found after being burned alive). Our traumatized troops who buried the grisly remains were encouraged to collect evidence and were assured that the perpetrators would be brought to justice. . . . Hopefully, Canada at least will respect the eyewitness testimony of our own peacekeepers and finally insist that Ceku face the same justice that was demanded of Slobodan Milosevic. Presenting the soldiers of the 2nd Battalion of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry with a belated Governor General’s unit citation for the Medak Pocket battle will remain a hollow gesture until Ceku is held responsible for his atrocities.” Scott Taylor, Ceku must face justice, Esprit de Corps military magazine,(Canada), March 27, 2006,

The American Council for Kosovo (www.savekosovo.org ) is a U.S. nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting a better American understanding of the Serbian province of Kosovo and Metohija and of the critical American stake in the province’s future. The Council’s mission is to make accurate information and analysis about Kosovo available to officials of the Executive and Legislative branches of the U.S. Government; to think tanks, media, NGOs, religious and advocacy organizations; and to the general public. In particular, the Council’s educational activities will generate a heightened American awareness that an independent Kosovo – forcibly and illegally detached from Serbia, as is now being contemplated by the international community – would be harmful to U.S. national interests and to European and global security. The American Council for Kosovo is an activity of Venable LLP and Global Strategic Communications Group, which are registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act as agents for the Serbian National Council of Kosovo and Metohija. Additional information with respect to this matter is on file with the Foreign Agents Registration Unit of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: agimceku; americanallies; americanfriends; balkans; clinton; condi; dirtyrottenpig; freedomfighter; ihoppy; kosovo; mark502ss; murderer; pancakeboy; toothlessdhimmi; warcriminal

1 posted on 06/20/2006 6:56:14 AM PDT by Doctor13
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To: Doctor13

Ethnic cleansings is apparently okay if it is ethnic cleansing by someone we like.


2 posted on 06/20/2006 6:59:48 AM PDT by Austin Willard Wright
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To: spectre

PING!


3 posted on 06/20/2006 8:25:03 AM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: eleni121; DTA; kosta50; SJackson; Mr. Silverback

ping


4 posted on 06/20/2006 8:26:12 AM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: Doctor13
"jihad terrorists".

And that pretty much ends the American Council for Kosovo's chances of being taken seriously.

5 posted on 06/20/2006 8:26:44 AM PDT by Hoplite
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To: Doctor13

This war criminal should never been allowed in the US.


6 posted on 06/20/2006 8:28:56 AM PDT by OldCorps
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To: OldCorps
From 'Esprit de Corps' of Canada

Ceku must face justice

By SCOTT TAYLOR / On Target

March 27, 2006

LAST WEEK, I just happened to be in Belgrade attending a conference on the future status of Kosovo when the funeral for former Serbian president Slobodan Milosevic was held.

True to form, the western media’s coverage of these events presented accused war criminal Milosevic as evil incarnate and the Serbian people, by extension, as something bordering on the subhuman.

Almost entirely lost in the frenzy to heap responsibility for a decade’s worth of death and destruction into Slobo’s coffin was the announcement that the Albanians in Kosovo have just selected a new prime minister.

To have examined this development in the slightest would have served to spread around some of the blame and to illustrate that the Serbs certainly did not have a monopoly on war crimes during those bloody civil wars. In fact, if one only casually glances at the resume of the incoming prime minister, Agim Ceku, it becomes apparent that his election flies in the face of international justice, foreshadows more violence in Kosovo and ignores the sacrifices and valour of our Canadian Forces.

In summary, Ceku, an Albanian Kosovar by birth, began his military career as an officer in the former federal Yugoslavian army. When the initial Yugoslav breakup occurred in 1991, Ceku was quick to switch his loyalty to the Croatian cause. As a colonel in the Croatian army, Ceku commanded the notorious 1993 operation in what is known as the Medak Pocket.

It was here that the men of the 2nd Battalion of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry came face to face with the savagery of which Ceku was capable. Over 200 Serbian inhabitants of the Medak Pocket were slaughtered in a grotesque manner (the bodies of female rape victims were found after being burned alive). Our traumatized troops who buried the grisly remains were encouraged to collect evidence and were assured that the perpetrators would be brought to justice.

Nevertheless in 1995, Ceku, by then trained by U.S. instructors as a general of artillery, was still at large. In fact, he was the officer responsible for shelling the Serbian refugee columns and for targeting the UN-declared "safe" city of Knin during the Croatian offensive known as Operation Storm. Some 500 innocent civilians perished in those merciless barrages, and senior Canadian officers who witnessed the slaughter demanded that Ceku be indicted. Once again, their pleas fell of deaf ears. Just a few months after the Storm atrocities, Canada’s own Louise Arbour began making a name for herself as the chief prosecutor for the war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Despite the Canadian connection to these alleged crimes, Arbour and her lawyers chose instead to pursue more "politically prominent" individuals such as Milosevic, and other senior Serbs, while nothing was done to bring Ceku to justice.

Fast-forward to January 1999, and the world’s attention begins to focus on a war-ravaged Kosovo. With the blessing of the U.S. State Department and NATO, Ceku takes his retirement (at age 37) from the Croatian army and is pronounced supreme commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army.

Throughout the air campaign against Yugoslavia, Ceku was portrayed as a loyal ally and he was frequently present at NATO briefings with top generals such as Wesley Clark and Michael Jackson.

Under the terms of the June 1999 Kosovo peace deal, Ceku’s Albanian guerrillas were to be disarmed and reconstituted into a UN-sponsored (non-military) disaster relief organization known as the Kosovo Protection Corps. But despite the fact that they now collected UN paycheques, Ceku’s men never gave up their guns — nor their quest for a Greater Albania.

From the armed Albanian incursions into southern Serbia in 2000 — and Macedonia in 2001 — right up until the violent pogrom unleashed against Kosovo Serbs in March 2004, Ceku’s brand of violence, hatred and ethnic cleansing has remained unchanged.

Now he is being hailed as a political leader, and the world is once again turning a blind eye to his crimes.

Hopefully, Canada at least will respect the eyewitness testimony of our own peacekeepers and finally insist that Ceku face the same justice that was demanded of Slobodan Milosevic.

Presenting the soldiers of the 2nd Battalion of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry with a belated Governor General’s unit citation for the Medak Pocket battle will remain a hollow gesture until Ceku is held responsible for his atrocities.

7 posted on 06/20/2006 9:10:35 AM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: Austin Willard Wright
But, gee WHY DO WE( THE USA) like that MONSTER??

What a disgusting PIG he is!!!

8 posted on 06/20/2006 9:11:59 AM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: OldCorps
I agree.

Now, what was our dept of state thinking???? Is condi as HOT for this ceku creep as maddie half-wit was about that other albanian weirdo/butcher/mussie/slime ... the snake guy... thacki.

9 posted on 06/20/2006 9:14:27 AM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: Alouette; katnip; jb6; joan

PING


10 posted on 06/20/2006 9:17:42 AM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: Doctor13
Kosovo Terrorist and War Criminal visits Washington

After reading that, I thought maybe Milosevic had come back to life and brought Mladic with him to Washington!

11 posted on 06/20/2006 10:26:42 AM PDT by mark502inf
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To: Doctor13

The State Dept. has its collective head stuck in a Balkan hole that will be difficult to extricate itself from...unless it is cut off!


12 posted on 06/20/2006 10:38:55 AM PDT by eleni121 ('Thou hast conquered, O Galilean!' (Julian the Apostate))
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To: Hoplite
jihad terrorists".

And that pretty much ends the American Council for Kosovo's chances of being taken seriously.

You mean taken seriously by serious people like Condi.

Hey, speaking of Kosovar jihad terrorists, here's a photo of some:

Kosovo President Ibrahim Rugova lays the foundation stone for the Mother Teresa Cathedral in Pristina on Friday (26 August). The cathedral marks the 95th anniversary of Mother Teresa’s birth. Rugova was joined by Kosovo Diocese head Father Mark Sopi and Washington Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. [Laura Hasani]

13 posted on 06/20/2006 11:57:44 AM PDT by mark502inf
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To: mark502inf
Rugova - assassinated.
Sopi - assassinated.
McCarrick - retired before the Kosovo jihad terrorists could get to him.

Well it's obvious, isn't it?   = )

14 posted on 06/20/2006 1:16:46 PM PDT by Hoplite
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To: Hoplite

LOL--you beat 'em to it!


15 posted on 06/20/2006 1:22:40 PM PDT by mark502inf
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To: Hoplite

You still pimping for TERRORISTS??? Yep, you sure are.


16 posted on 06/20/2006 2:21:05 PM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Come on over and read about ANOTHER clinton-era mussie TERRORIST!! He is one disgusting pig along with his SUPPORTERS!!


17 posted on 06/20/2006 2:22:39 PM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: mark502inf
Mother Teresa was a REAL BIG SUPPORTER OF CEKU....not!!!

WHY DO YOU MUSSIES SUPPORTERS COME HERE ON A DAY WHEN your MUSSIES HAVE KILLED Americans????

never mind...you came to gloat!

18 posted on 06/20/2006 2:24:18 PM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: Dragonfly; FormerLib; MrCruncher

PING!!


19 posted on 06/20/2006 2:28:01 PM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: 2banana; LoneRangerMassachusetts; masadaman

PING to more info on ISLAMICS and their terrorist leaders.


20 posted on 06/20/2006 2:31:35 PM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: Lion in Winter

The muslim Albanian drug runners are the scum of Europe.


21 posted on 06/20/2006 2:43:14 PM PDT by MrCruncher
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To: MrCruncher

Why, they are the scum of the earth too.


22 posted on 06/20/2006 2:44:59 PM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: mark502inf

How many Orthodox Christian Serbian churches in Kosovo have the "ethnic Albanians" blown up and destroyed now?


23 posted on 06/20/2006 2:50:27 PM PDT by MrCruncher
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To: Doctor13
He should be impaled upon arrival, with a continuous feed of the agonies broadcast to the Muslim world as a message that we mean business.
24 posted on 06/20/2006 2:51:26 PM PDT by Ukiapah Heep (Shoes for Industry!)
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To: Ukiapah Heep
I think so as well. Calling VLAD!!

Ceku is one with osama anyway...he deserves the worse possible treatment just for taking money from osama to start the KLA!!

25 posted on 06/20/2006 2:56:24 PM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: MrCruncher

Oh, you know that old markie mark could NOT possibly care about ANY church...mussies only like to see churches destroyed!!


26 posted on 06/20/2006 2:58:00 PM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: mark502inf

Your hero Ceku is the worst of the lot.

Hope those kneepads keep you comfy, traitor. Your Dhimmitude has years to run.


27 posted on 06/20/2006 3:37:54 PM PDT by FormerLib ("...the past ten years in Kosovo will be replayed here in what some call Aztlan.")
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To: FormerLib

BTTT


28 posted on 06/20/2006 3:45:08 PM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: Doctor13; All

An excellent analysis by a Bulgarian Balkan specialist---for anyone here interested

http://www.sofiaecho.com/article/kosovo-should-wait/id_15488/catid_5


29 posted on 06/20/2006 6:36:09 PM PDT by eleni121 ('Thou hast conquered, O Galilean!' (Julian the Apostate))
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To: eleni121

Very interesting find! Worth posting separately.


30 posted on 06/20/2006 8:27:45 PM PDT by Dragonfly
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To: MrCruncher
How many Orthodox Christian Serbian churches in Kosovo have the "ethnic Albanians" blown up and destroyed now?

Oh, about 1/3 the amount of Catholic Christian churches the "Christian Serbs" destroyed in Croatia & Bosnia.

31 posted on 06/20/2006 9:11:54 PM PDT by mark502inf
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To: mark502inf

You work for SOROS?


32 posted on 06/20/2006 9:36:32 PM PDT by MrCruncher
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To: mark502inf

You didn't answer the question idiot. Typical.


33 posted on 06/21/2006 7:51:42 AM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: FormerLib; mark502inf; Hoplite; ma bell; tgambill; Wraith
FormerLib are you surprised that the bozo brigade emphatically supports a known war criminal propped up by our State Department?

Maybe these two geniuses could rub both of their lone neurons together, and if they're lucky, perhaps they might generate enough brain power to prevent themselves from requiring to wear adult diapers on their heads. That's what happens when dhimmis become shills.

34 posted on 06/21/2006 7:58:53 AM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: mark502inf

More lies. You try hard to spread them but it's getting harder.

http://www.srpska-mreza.com/authors/Maher/Dubrovnik-voa.html


35 posted on 06/21/2006 8:13:15 AM PDT by eleni121 ('Thou hast conquered, O Galilean!' (Julian the Apostate))
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To: mark502inf

SHUT UP mussie lover.


36 posted on 06/21/2006 8:24:03 AM PDT by Lion in Winter (islamics arn't religious, just set on on mass murder of non-muslims! NO FAT ISLAMIC broads!!)
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To: mark502inf

Is or is not Ceku a war criminal? Start there stupid.


37 posted on 06/21/2006 9:32:22 AM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: mark502inf

Still going with the same old lie, attempting to blame every thing the Communists did on the Serbs.

If you had a soul, you couldn't sleep at night, Dhimmi boy.


38 posted on 06/21/2006 8:12:39 PM PDT by FormerLib ("...the past ten years in Kosovo will be replayed here in what some call Aztlan.")
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To: MrCruncher; mark502inf
You work for SOROS?

Marky is one of Mr. Soros head fluffers, don't you know!

39 posted on 06/21/2006 8:14:07 PM PDT by FormerLib ("...the past ten years in Kosovo will be replayed here in what some call Aztlan.")
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