Skip to comments.No evidence of trade in Albanian organs
Posted on 03/09/2009 12:06:46 PM PDT by nameless-fool
SKOPJE -- Skopje has no official information on the claims that there was trafficking of Albanians' organs through Macedonia during the Kosovo conflict.
Albanian language media in Kosovo recently picked up articles in Macedonian papers in Albanian that the organs of Kosovo Albanians listed missing were "harvested and sold to Russians by Serbs".
The Macedonian Interior Ministry (MUP) told the Beta news agency that this is the first time they have heard these allegations, and that there have been no demands for investigations.
A similar statement was given by the Macedonian Foreign Ministry as well.
The Albanian language daily Lajm, printed in Skopje, stated that there are suspicions that the bodies of 20 Kosovo Albanians are buried in a Skopje cemetery, which the administration of the Butel cemetery is denying, telling Beta that every funeral is registered in its book-keeping.
Serbian War Crimes Prosecution Spokesperson Bruno Vekarić said that the story is a political reaction to an investigation into KLA crimes against Kosovo's Serbs, adding that the prosecution is prepared to investigate that case as well if it is true.
We do not deal with politics, we keep to the process matters. If all this is true, we are ready to investigate it to the end, Vekarić said, adding that the Serbian prosecution expects the same stance from the Albanian prosecution when it comes to the Serb victims.
Serbia has opened a probe into the case of missing Kosovo Serbs after former Hague Chief Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte wrote in her book that there were investigations of suspected organ harvesting operations in North Albania.
The case of the kidnapped Serbs who are believed to have been killed in northern Albania in 1999, after their vital organs were harvested, is also investigated by Council of Europe rapporteur Dick Marty, who is due in Belgrade at the end of the month.
An article published in Wednesdays New York Sun under the title Advisor to Annan Triggers Concern now reveals that David Finn, the chairman of Ruder Finn, has served as a pro bono advisor to Kofi Annan since he became UN Secretary General in 1997. Furthermore, the article reveals that Kofi Annans nephew Kobina was employed as a paid intern at Ruder Finn Kofi Annan asked David Finn if he would give some guidance to his nephew, Kobina Annan, a Ruder Finn spokesperson is quoted as saying and that Ruder Finn's publishing arm is selling Mr. Annan's 2001 Nobel Peace Prize lecture as a hardcover book. At the same time that Ruder Finn employed Mr. Annan's nephew, the article notes,
two senior Ruder Finn officials, Anne Glauber and Dena Merriam, who is Mr. Finn's daughter, were hired as outside contractors by the U.N. Development Program to revamp its communications office. They were paid $30,000 for two months' work, according to a UNDP spokesman, William Orme.
I do not want here to discuss James Harffs assessment of the relative responsibility of the warring parties for the ravages of the Bosnian Civil War. But I will recall that it was in Bosnia that the UN essentially lost its innocence and, for better or for worse, abandoned the impartiality among warring parties that had hitherto been the sine qua non for UN peace-keeping operations. The most spectacular event in this process of transformation was the 1995 bombing of Bosnian Serb positions by NATO forces in connection with though in fact not quite under a UN mandate. The go ahead for the operation on the part of the UN bureaucracy which was supposed to hold one of the two keys that had to be turned to initiate NATO air strikes in Bosnia was given by none other than Kofi Annan in his capacity as then Under-Secretary General. Richard Holbrooke, in his notably self-aggrandizing account of the Bosnian conflict To End A War (New York: Random House, 1998), goes so far as to claim that it was thanks to this act of indulgence toward NATO that Annan would later become Secretary General: in a sense Annan won the job on that day (p. 103).
In his book Dubious Mandate: A Memoir of the UN in Bosnia, Summer 1995 (Durham and London: Duke, 1999), Phillip Corwin has written on the developments in question as follows:
If NATO wanted to declare war against one of the parties to the conflict in Bosnia, then it should have done so under a NATO flag, not under a UN flag. It was disingenuous to enter a country as a peacekeeping force and then to wage war against one of the parties.
Corwin was the UNs chief political officer in Bosnia. In his book, he also recounts, incidentally, how a Bosnian government official threatened his life when he proposed to visit Srebrenica following its fall to Serb forces in July 1995. Shortly after the meeting in question, Corwin would be the target of sniper fire that, he claims, came from Bosnian government positions.
At least have the decency not to hide behind your supposed Christianity, radical Muslims are having a field day with that. 150 Roman Catholic churches were destroyed in Croatia and Bosnia. Care to guess who destroyed them?
The first known lists of al Qaeda financiers track back to Bosnia circa 1988, years before the Bosnian war ever began.
And don't lecture me on what "a Christian" does or doesn't do to defend their homes and their families. You'd be surprised.
You make me laugh because in attempting to slime Serbs to defend Albanians, you always dig up Bosnia and Croatia and can't stick to the subject of Albanians. What are you, embarrassed at being able to defend Albanians?
Albanians and terrorists go hand in hand and have for many years. The Christian community of the Balkans have resisted their putrid evil for hundreds of years. They will continue to do so no matter what the NWO/OPEC demands.
At their worst when working for the Nazis and their beloved Hitler - now albanians are blessed by the parastate fascist govt of turkey— another genocidal state.
Why is the barbed wire on the wrong side of that post, fool?
Because the photographer stepped inside the fenced area to take a picture of the people OUTSIDE!
LOL! Yes fool, that photo has been discredited years ago.
All I know is that someone was bankrupted by a court for saying that.
"ITN and two of its reporters have won £375,000 in High Court libel damages from a Marxist magazine which claimed they had faked pictures of Bosnian Serb war crimes. Reporters Penny Marshall and Ian Williams were each awarded £150,000 over the Living Marxism story which called into question ITN's coverage of the Bosnian war.
The left-wing magazine was also ordered to pay £75,000 to ITN for libelling them in a February 1997 article.
ITN said it would pay its damages to the International Committee of the Red Cross to continue its humanitarian work with the victims of conflict on all sides... The article, written by German freelance Thomas Deichmann, asserted there was no barbed wire around the camp, which he said was a collection centre for refugees and not a prison.
He said the wire was actually around the news team, who were filming from a small enclosure next to the camp.P "
Who's the fool now? Why don't you pay their lawyers to keep the case going if you are so sure?
So why is the barbed wire on the wrong side of that post, Bonly-fool?
Go ahead, sue the newspaper if you are so sure. I can’t convince you otherwise, so sue them for defamation of Serbs. Running concentration camps is a very serious charge.
Gee, imagine my surprise in your inability to answer the question, Bonly-boy.