Skip to comments.Army of stones: Serb barricades stand firm
Posted on 10/18/2011 10:24:17 AM PDT by Ravnagora
As the deadline for Serbs in northern Kosovo to dismantle their border barricades nears, they remain firm in their protest. The barricades are meant to stop attempts by Kosovan police, and NATO and EU forces to take over border crossings with Serbia.
Stones and sand of the barricades are the only weapons the Serbs living in Kosovo have in their arsenal to make the others listen to them.
The roadblocks they have set up throughout the northern part of the region are making headlines and getting feedback.
Local resident Voityla is reading a leaflet that KFOR, a NATO-led international peacekeeping force in Kosovo, has been distributing here recently: We ask you not to participate in any event that may threaten your safety or may have negative consequences for you and for your country!
He comments: Bastards! They are talking about us! While they are the only negative here.
Look at their propaganda! We will not buy it! We dont want them here, those occupiers; we dont even want to talk to them! he adds as he crumbles the leaflet and throws it into a campfire.
Unlike the barricade sentries, the mayor of the Northern Kosovo town of Leposovic is talking to KFOR. Branko Ninic has been among the four delegates from Serbs to negotiate with the peacekeepers on dates and terms for the barricades removal.
KFOR announced a Monday deadline, but then postponed it till Tuesday. The Serbs have claimed they need even more time.
Initially designed to prevent Kosovan customs officers from reaching the checkpoints at the northern border with Serbia, rubble on the roads has made trouble for many.
The KFOR complain they have no land access to their troops in the north. They are using helicopters to transport supplies and soldiers.
And the Serbs themselves are suffering too. They are building new alternative roads to reach Serbia from Kosovo, because the main routes have been blocked by Serbian barricades in the last several weeks.
The only other alternative is a train, but it runs only once a day and is always packed, so it is not necessarily a viable option.
New bypass roads appear with phenomenal speed. An RT crew has seen at least seven of them.
This is stupid. We have many roads but we have to make more! But we have no choice they make us do that! And well not give up. Never, says Vladimir, a road engineer, who is involved in constructing bypass roads. Vladimir is one of the volunteers. He is a Kosovan Serbian and says he speaks for all of them.
This is our state. Its ridiculous to think well ever recognize an independent Kosovo. Well never give up, he vows.
Back at the barricades people are still waiting. All of them have regular jobs as teachers, engineers or miners, but here they call themselves soldiers and use war rhetoric.
This is our land. We will not surrender! they say. Thats for truth. For the future. For our children and Motherland!
They say one man cannot win a war, but together people may form a real army. Even if their weapons are just stones and sand.
Interesting ongoing trouble with the surrender of Yugoslavia to the RIP.
NATO and EU forces promoting Islam in Kosovo.
When will the US scramble their F-16s in support like we did under Clinton?
Both Thaci and Ceku need to be strung up by their nuts.
Da zakoljemo prase.
Yes. The Balkans was the beginning for the New (Pos-Soviet) NATO. But frankly I can't think of a single NATO action of the New NATO, from Kosovo to Iraq to Libya, that didn't empower Islam further and send local Christians running for their lives. Kosovo is one of the worst, but it isn't alone.
Don’t forget where it all started, Bosnia. The Srebrenica body count hoax, Markale bread massacre, Trnopolje ITN boondoggle were tests to see how well the PR conduits could dupe the public.
Kosovo was their masterpiece, fortunately, more people have wised up since then and no longer take the MSM at face value anymore. 911 woke up many who were snoozing through the 90’s.
RAPE OF A NATION. Tadic and all the rest need to be overthrown.
But the anti-Serbian actions in Bosnia and Kosovo-Metohija were the test case that enabled the “human rightsers” to perfect their poisonous doctrine of “Responsibility to Protect” (RtP), which is the policy of the obama Administration and enshrined at the UN, not just NATO:
RtP trumps national sovereignty, the basis of the Treaty of Westphalia, which has been in force since the 1600s.
Now the obamaites, Samantha Power, and Soros are applying their vile doctrine to Uganda!!!!
Samantha Power, Harvard “professor”, “head” of a “human rightser” institute at Harvard, and foreign/defense policy-maker, is in reality barely qualified to be a hack journalist!!!! She should be sent back to the world of the freelance journalist, and kept there indefinitely.That will stop her from murdering and enslaving millions of people!!!!
I support Dveri Srpske!!!!