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Srebrenica, a small town in Yugoslavia:

Five years on and the lies continue

By Jared Israel
[29 July 2000]


[Below is the slightly edited text of a full-page ad I wrote, which appeared in the Daily Telegraph in Sydney, Australia, on July 20, 2000, and in the New York Post, on July 28.

- Jared Israel
September 3, 2008]

What really happened in Srebrenica?

When the Bosnian Serb Army recaptured the town of Srebrenica five years ago, Dutch UN peacekeepers were the only Western observers present. The Dutch UN peacekeepers ridicule Clinton Administration claims that Serbian troops massacred thousands of disarmed Muslims:

"Everybody is parroting everybody [about Srebrenica] but nobody shows hard evidence. In the Netherlands people want to prove at all costs that genocide has been committed. I don’t believe any of it. The day after the collapse of Srebrenica, July 13, I arrived in Bratunac [alleged massacre site] and stayed there for eight days. I was able to go wherever I wanted to. I was granted all possible assistance; nowhere was I stopped." (Captain Schouten, the ranking UN officer on the scene in Bratunac, Het Parool, 27/07/95, my emphasis)

The Myth: The Western media has used the Myth of Srebrenica to slander the Serbian people for five years. The idea is: repeat a lie enough times and people will believe it.

But what really happened before and after the army of Republika Srpska recaptured Srebrenica?

As we will see, there was a massacre; in fact there were many massacres, but the Serbs were the victims, not the villains.

Islamist terrorists, based in Srebrenica, raided local villages, mutilating and murdering Serbian and moderate Muslim villagers. Innocent civilians. It is remarkable that when the Serbs retook Srebrenica they did not exact revenge.


The UN declared Srebrenica a 'safe zone' in 1993. That meant a) Srebrenica was supposed to be disarmed and b) it was supposed to be safe from attack

But the UN never disarmed the Islamists who occupied Srebrenica.

The Islamist 'troops' were a gang of sadists in the tradition of extremist Muslims who who joined the Nazi SS during World War II and murdered Serbs, 'Gypsies' and Jews. Listen to their modern-day incarnation, Commander Nasir Oric, the Srebrenica leader of what was called the Bosnian Muslim Army (thus insulting those Muslims who opposed Oric's murderous racism). The following is from the report of a 1994 Toronto Star interview with Oric:

"[The video tape showed] burning houses, dead bodies, severed heads, and people fleeing. [Commander] Oric grinned throughout, admiring his handiwork. 'We ambushed them,' he said when a number of dead Serbs appeared on the screen.

"The next sequence of dead bodies had been done in by explosives: 'We launched those guys to the moon,' he boasted. When footage of a bullet-marked ghost town appeared without any visible bodies, Oric hastened to announce: 'We killed 114 Serbs there.' Later there were celebrations, with singers with wobbly voices chanting his praises."
[Emphasis added - J.I.]
Toronto Star, July 16, 1995

Note that Oric boasts that his 'troops' mutilated and murdered innocent villagers, not Serbian troops. In World War II the local Nazis - the Croatian Ustashe whose regime was installed by the Axis invaders to rule Croatia and Bosnia, and the Bosnian Islamists whom the Ustashe endorsed as approved members of the Croatian nation - killed by mutilation, using so-called 'cold weapons': knives, hammers, axes. They liked to be photographed with what they called 'trophies': dead bodies,  severed heads of their victims. That was the Nazi past, right? Well, here is the Washington Post reporting on an interview with Oric, Srebrenica Commander of the terrorists known as the Bosnian Muslim Army:

"Nasir Oric's war trophies don't line the wall of his comfortable apartment. They're on videocassette tape: burned Serb houses and headless Serb men, bodies crumpled in a pathetic heap.

'"We had to use cold weapons that night,' Oric explains as scenes of dead men sliced by knives roll over his 21-inch Sony...Reclining on an overstuffed couch, clothed head to toe in camouflage fatigues, a U.S. Army patch proudly displayed over his heart…the Muslim commander is the toughest guy in this town [of Srebrenica], which the U.N. Security Council has declared a protected 'safe area.'" [Emphasis added - J.I.]
Washington Post, February 16, 1994

The Clinton administration strongly supported the fanatical Islamist faction that controlled Sarajevo. Oric's killers were part of that faction's army. The Clinton administration praised the Islamist faction, putting forward the myth that it was a) the legitimate government and b) tolerant.

The head of that 'government' was and is Alija Izetbegovic. He joined the pro-Nazi Young Muslims in Nazi-occupied Sarajevo in 1943. He helped recruit members of the SS Handzar Division. He worked with Hitler’s intelligence service (ABWER and GESTAPO). In 1946 he was sentenced by the Yugoslav Military Court to three years in prison for his fascist activities. [1]

Jumping forward to 1990, here's a quote from Izetbegovic's book, "Islamic Declaration":

"...There can be no peace or coexistence between the 'Islamic faith' and non-Islamic societies and political institutions. ... Islam clearly excludes the right and possibility of activity of any strange ideology on its own turf…and the state should be an expression …of the religion. ..."
[Emphasis added - J.I.]
'Islamska Deklaracija,' p. 22

Izetbegovic idolized the Ayatollah Khomeini. His Islamist movement was outvoted in the 1990 elections by Fikret Abdic, a pro-Yugoslav Muslim. Later, Abdic and his moderate followers allied with the great majority of Bosnian Serbs against Izetbegovic's Islamist fanatics.

Why has the Clinton government backed the Islamists? Clinton is also supporting the descendents of World War II fascists in Kosovo today. In fact, in Kosovo these killers have been given official jobs with the UN. More on that in a moment.


By 1995 Oric's murderous raids forced the Bosnian Serb Army to send some of its limited number of troops to retake Srebrenica. Unfortunately, Oric and most of his thugs escaped. Today Oric is free as a bird, running a disco in the town of Tuzla. [Note - This was accurate when written, in 2000. Subsequently, Oric was tried for war crimes at The Hague Tribunal. Despite his public record of boasting that he mass murdered Serbian civilians, The Hague set him free. - J.I.]

As the Serbs entered Srebrenica, the terrorists tried to escape through the forest for Islamist-dominated Tuzla. Firefights raged all night. 2,000 terrorists were killed. Later, the Western media and politicians spread the lie that up to 8000 helpless POWs were executed, but there is overwhelming evidence they died in battle, or escaped.

[Thousands of the] "missing Bosnian Muslim soldiers from Srebrenica who have been at the centre of reports of possible mass executions by the Serbs, are believed to be safe to the Northeast of Tuzla.....

"For the first time yesterday, however, the Red Cross in Geneva said it heard from sources in Bosnia that up to 2,000 Bosnian Government troops were in area north of Tuzla. They had made their way from Srebrenica 'without their families being informed', a spokesman said, adding that it had not been possible to verify the reports because the [Islamist] Bosnian Government refused to allow the Red Cross into the area."
[Emphasis added - J.I.]
The Times, August 2, 1995

[Note that this was the news two weeks after the Bosnian Serbs retook Srebrenica, that is, before the Srebrenica massacre story was fully developed by the media. - J.I.] 


We often hear that:

"Some 4,000 bodies have been found so far in the vicinity of Srebrenica, but only 70 have been identified." (Emphasis added, 'Agence France Presse' ('AFP'), 10/7/00)

According to a report in the Sunday Mail: 'After five years we have found 160 mass graves, but we have no idea who the people are."

The grave sites that NATO has dug up are mostly a) near battlefields or b) near the towns attacked by Nasir Oric's serial killers. The Clinton administration admits that "we have no idea who the people [in these graves] are."

But we do know that Oric's Islamist terrorists killed thousands of Serbian villagers. Doesn't it make sense that the bodies NATO has dug up are A) victims of the Islamist terrorists, B) soldiers who fought the Islamists, C) Islamist terrorists killed in fighting?


Richard Holbrooke, US Ambassador to the UN, recently reopened the Myth of Srebrenica, attacking the Serbs. Said Holbrooke: "Srebrenica must not be forgotten " (AFP, November 11, 2000)

The phrase "Never forget!" is associated with victims of Nazi terror in World War II, especially Jews killed in the Holocaust. How dare Holbrooke invoke the Holocaust in order to slander the Serbs? During World War II, Bosnian Serbs died alongside their Jewish and 'Gypsy' neighbors at the hands of Nazis - Germans and the local variety, the Catholic extremists known as Ustashe, who included Muslim extremists. (The Ustashe gave Muslims the racial designation, 'Croatian,' making them eligible for Ustasha membership.) In the 1990s Serbs and non-Serbs who supported a united Yugoslavia were killed by NATO-backed Nazis: in and around Croatia by Franjo Tudjman's reborn Ustashe; in Bosnia by Islamists and pro-Ustasha Croats; and in Kosovo by the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA).


Why is Holbrooke reopening Srebrenica? Because he wants to hide the nightmare created by NATO and the UN  in Kosovo.

"Murder, torture and extortion: these are the extraordinary charges made against the UN's own Kosovo Protection Corps in a confidential United Nations report written for Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

"The KPC stands accused in the document, drawn up on 29 February, of 'criminal activities - killings, ill-treatment/torture, illegal policing, abuse of authority, intimidation, breaches of political neutrality and hate-speech.'" (London Observor, March 12, 2000)

As many as 350,000 Serbs, Jews, 'Gypsies,' Slavic Muslims and Turks, and ethnic Albanians opposed to the KLA have been driven from Kosovo. Their property has been stolen by gangsters with official positions, courtesy of the UN. Apartment blocs have been emptied by terror and then sold to speculators - including UN and NATO personnel. This is reality. It is in order to cover-up these crimes and prevent public outrage that the media has dragged out the Srebrenica myth - once again. [2]


[1] - Izetbegovic's past is documented in Gazette Izvestia, November 17, 1992.

[2] - For first-hand accounts of the terror that the UN and NATO have brought to Kosovo see:


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