Thousands of the Dead and I


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Eyes of the Mind

Warning: The following article contains images of political symbols that have been used to incite ethnic hatred.

Today, the 18th of November, I’m not going to discuss what happened on this day twenty-two years ago.  I want to talk about what happened afterwards under the veil of Serb occupation.  Most of you will be all too familiar with the carnage and suffering of the Siege of Vukovar itself.  If you are not, I suggest you refresh your memory by watching this short video.

The world saw very little of the Serb occupation that began on November the 18th.  Indeed, even Croatians were cut off from what was going on in their own country.  You couldn’t make a ‘phone call from Vukovar to Osijek thirty-five kilometres away.  Non-Serbs who were left behind found themselves on the wrong side of a front line under the brutal dominion of…

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