Skip to comments.Macedonia Releases Ethnic Albanian Politician (As Albanians attack police unit)
Posted on 11/04/2002 9:42:00 PM PST by Destro
Macedonia Releases Ethnic Albanian Politician
04 Nov 2002, 21:34 UTC
Macedonian authorities have released an ethnic Albanian politician, a day after detaining him on charges of playing a leadership role in the seven months of ethnic violence that shook the Balkan country last year.
Authorities detained National Democratic Party member Xhevat Ademi Sunday on charges of terrorism and crimes against humanity committed during the 2001 conflict.
Macedonian authorities said Mr. Ademi is among several ethnic Albanian politicians not covered by an amnesty declared after an internationally mediated peace deal halted the violence.
Ethnic-Albanian gunmen launched the insurgency in February of last year, seeking more rights for members of their community in Macedonia. The peace accord in August 2001 formalized many of those rights.
Meanwhile, an attack on a police checkpoint in a village Novo Selo outside the northern city of Kumanovo has left one police officer seriously injured. The attack followed telephone calls to authorities in which a person speaking in Albanian made threats against police officers.
As an American, it grieves me to admit you are correct, but what you said is true. Clinton is gone, I cannot imagine why we are still helping al Qaeda in the Balkans. It is insanity. OBL must be laughing his ass off at us over this one.
Albanian control of the road from Kumanovo to Tetovo places Skopje in the middle of a potential pincer and allows the Albanians to cut the road from Skopje into Kosovo.
Recall that Judge May was the Labour Party candidate who tried to unseat Maggie Thatcher from her MP seat. This was back when the English Labour Party was openly socialist.
Prosecutor Nice is also a long standing Labour Party hack.
The liberal Humanitarian Warriors at the Hague spend quite a bit of time and energy deflecting attention away from their hero Bill Clinton.
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