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(March 2004, Kosovo) Full reconstruction of the Kosovo pogrom, 15 – 20 March 2004
ERP KIM Info-Service ^ | March 24, 2004

Posted on 01/06/2005 1:09:40 AM PST by miltonim


ERP KIM Info Service has received from well informed international sources in Kosovo a timeline of the incidents and events in Kosovo Province in the period between 15-20 March. At the moment the Diocese is actively collecting all available information on these events in which more than 4.000 Serbs have been left homeless, at least 8 Serbs died and around 30 churches have been either completely destroyed or seriously damaged by Kosovo Albanian mob. All available information and our contacts with different intelligence sources prove that the operation (called by some as Operation Matchstick) was carefully planned beforehand and that behind it are some of the Kosovo Albanian leaders. The fact that some Kosovo Protection Corps officers and members as well as quite a number of Kosovo Police service officials participated in the riots, forcing Serbs out of their homes allegedly to save their lives but in reality to allow the coming crowd to burn their homes was a pattern which could be seen in many parts of Kosovo. According to still unconfirmed information in the clashes between KFOR, UNMIK police with armed Kosovo Albanian rioters and terrorists several internationals have been killed. However the international sources officially still refuse to confirm this information.

Burned Cathedral of St. George in Prizren, 19th century

The Timeline of Kosovo Pogrom 15-19 March 2004

Monday 15 March 2004

Pristina area

1950 hrs: drive-by shooting in Caglavica (just south of Pristina). 19-year-old K-Serbian male hit by three bullets and seriously injured. Victim transported to Mitrovica (North) Hospital. His condition was reported to be life threatening

2100 hrs: in a protest against the incident, 150 K-Serbs from Caglavica block the main Pristina-Skopje road for 2 hours and stone passing vehicles. One K-Albanian vehicle set on fire.

2215 hrs: passing vehicles stoned in the K-Serb village of Gracanica (SE of Pristina). Two vehicles seriously damaged. One K-Albanian driver injured and hospitalised.  The roads Pristina - Skopje (at Caglavica) and Pristina - Gnjilane (at Gracanica) remain closed.

Tuesday 16 March 2004

Pristina area

0700 hrs: UNMIK Police & KFOR respond to several road blockades conducted by K-Serbian demonstrators protesting against drive-by shooting in Caglavica on 15/03. Demonstrators block main road Pristina to Skopje and the road to Gracanica village (7 km SE of Pristina).

0930 hrs: 200 K-Serbian protestors from Laplje Selo (SSW of Pristina) march towards Caglavica to join blockade. 40 K-Albanians block the road in Kisnica village and issued threats towards minorities (8 km SE of Pristina).

1000 hrs: for 2 hours, 30 K-Serbian demonstrators block the road through the Suvi Do village (3 km NNW of Lipljan)

1100 hrs: K-Serb demonstrators assault UNMIK Police International officer and damage UNMIK Police vehicle. The officer is hospitalised & released.

1700 hrs: situation brought under control – UNMIK & KFOR vehicles move freely – roads still closed to all civilian traffic.

Podujevo, Obilic, Pristina, Stimlje

A total of about 2,600 persons peacefully demonstrate in support of recently arrested former KLA members.

Novo Brdo, Gnjilane, Vitina, Urosevac, Kacanik

About 8,000 persons peacefully demonstrate in support of recently arrested former KLA members.

Malisevo, Orahovac, Suva Reka, Prizren, Dragas

About 1,900 persons demonstrate in support of recently arrested former KLA members. The demonstrations are peaceful except in Prizren town, where a group of demonstrators stones UNMIK HQ facilities. UNMIK Police International officer slightly injured & UNMIK Police vehicle sustains minor damage.

Istok, Pec, Klina, Decani, Djakovica

A total of about 4,000 persons peacefully demonstrate in support of recently arrested former KLA members.

Mitrovica Region (6 km ESE of Zubin Potok)

1745 hrs: 4 K-Albanian children reported missing having gone to the riverside. During the rescue operation, one child is retrieved from the river and hospitalised. Three others could not be found (all were later discovered to have drowned).  K-Albanian media instantly blames K-Serbs.  Allegation that children were chased by K-Serbs found to be false.

Wednesday 17 March 2004


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: balkans; islam; kosovo; muslims

1 posted on 01/06/2005 1:09:40 AM PST by miltonim
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Muhammad's Koran-inspired persecution of Christians, Jews and all non-Muslims continues...
2 posted on 01/06/2005 1:14:04 AM PST by miltonim (Fight those who do not believe in Allah. - Koran, Surah IX: 29)
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To: miltonim; Balkans

KLA sponsored jihad against civilians in Clinton's Kosovo

3 posted on 01/07/2005 6:16:40 AM PST by ehoxha
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To: miltonim


4 posted on 01/12/2005 7:44:07 PM PST by F-117A
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