Here's an article about some fine Christian activity in the Bosnia-Etc sector. You'll notice that the victims are called Moslems but the delusional and murderous folks are called Serbs, not Christians.

Everyone knows or should know that the hellish murders perpetrated in the Bosnia-Etc arena are the natural outcome of delusional beliefs such as Christianity. It is even more clear just how deluded and immoral Christians are when they cannot bring themselves to tell or face the truth about the various holocausts they have inspired.

It is rather stomache-turning to see allegedly neutral journalists sterilizing their stories to ignore the unpleasant fact that it is a religious event that is described, not a political one. We wouldn't want to offend the insane now would we?


FEATURE-Blood-red lake laps above mass execution site
By Caroline Smith

SREBRENICA, Bosnia, May 4 (Reuters) - The deep red water of the reservoir laps against its shores like blood, staining the sand-coloured stone of the dam which holds it back.

Dyed by the residue from a nearby copper mine, the waters of this lake fit its location in a gruesome way.

For down below, on the face of the dam wall, experts are slowly peeling away another layer of the bloody history of the Bosnian war.

Sifting through stones and soil, they are looking for evidence of a mass execution which took place here on July 14, 1995.

Hundreds of Moslem men are believed to have met their death here at the hands of Serb gunmen, after being taken from the town of Srebrenica in eastern Bosnia when it fell to the Serbs.

Investigators working for the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia have come to collect evidence to present at trial against those deemed responsible for this and other massacres.

If Bosnia's most wanted men, former Serb commander Ratko Mladic and former leader Radovan Karadzic, ever come to trial, this evidence will be among that brought against them.


Srebrenica had been declared a U.N. ``safe area'' in April 1993 and tens of thousands of Moslems sought refuge there after fleeing Serb advances elsewhere in eastern Bosnia.

On July 11, 1995, Serb forces overran the town and the Dutch United Nations peacekeepers who were stationed there were unable to prevent the worst massacre of the war.

Women and children were loaded on to buses and taken out of the town. Some 8,000 men are still missing and presumed dead.

The Brnice Dam lies about an hour's drive from the hilly mining town of Srebrenica, at the top of a small valley just a few kilometres (miles) from the Drina river border with Yugoslavia.

The dam is surrounded by rolling green hills and the ugly aluminium factory which now lies derelict and abandoned lower down the valley is hidden from view. Trees hang heavy with spring blossom and frogs croak insistently in nearby ponds.

The dig at Brnice Dam is the first to be carried out this year relating to the fall of Srebrenica, and several other sites will be exhumed during the summer.

In preparation work for the dig, investigators found some 1,500 spent shell cases scattered over the dam.

Beside the gaping hole they have now dug stand several blue buckets used to collect bones found in the grave. Skulls have been found, as well as shoes and clothing.


``They have found archaeological and forensic evidence that shows this is a disturbed site. That raises the question of why somebody would be motivated to disturb the site,'' said U.N. spokeswoman Kelly Moore at the dig.

``We have found some good solid evidence that we think is going to help not only the investigation but also the prosecution of the case.''

Exhumations are conducted where the tribunal believes significant evidence can be obtained in support of either existing or potential indictments. Such evidence would be used to corroborate eyewitness testimony in court.

Moore would not say how the site was discovered, but it is believed there is at least one survivor of the massacre at Brnice Dam.

In 1996 the prosecutor's office at the tribunal exhumed four mass graves linked to massacres allegedly committed by the Bosnian Serb army following its capture of Srebrenica.

Experts recovered 450 bodies from those graves, most of whom died from multiple gunshot wounds. Some were found with their hands bound and a number had been blindfolded prior to execution, the tribunal said.

The exhumation programme slowed down last year primarily because of a lack of funding. However, after donations from five countries amounting to $3 million, the programme for 1998 is extensive.

``The exhumations are projected to continue in northeast Bosnia throughout the summer. We hope that there is still considerable evidence to be gathered to assist the prosecutor's office,'' said U.N. spokesman in Sarajevo Liam MacDowell.


Some 50 experts involved in the digs are not allowed to talk to reporters, but the team includes archaeologists, anthropologists, pathologists and forensic experts.

Experts in evidence collection from Britain's Scotland Yard and from the Dutch police have also been made available to strengthen the team.

At Brnice Dam a digger is used to lift the soil and the experts watch as earth falls from its bucket, picking out any bones or other bits of evidence they see.

The grave looks to be some 70 to 100 square metres (yards) and the site is speckled with bits of orange tape which mark the location of shell cases and other pieces of evidence.

Though secluded at the top of the valley, the plateau on the dam wall where the execution took place is only a few hundred metres (yards) from the nearest village.

At the first house on the road as you drive away from the dam, a young woman and her family claim to know nothing of what happened there on that July day, and say they don't care anyway.

Hanging out carpets to dry on their garden fence, these Serb refugees who came to the village in 1992 are unmoved by any mention of an execution, or by the work going on at the dam.

As United Nations vehicles trundle up and down past their house the young woman simply says: ``They're just doing a job. We don't care, we don't know anything, we're not interested.''


Back in Srebrenica the Serb refugees who now live there glare angrily at a foreign car as it drives through the one-street town -- the only vehicle moving in the place.

Young men play football outside a school were Moslems once camped and where blood was found splattered on the walls after an alleged massacre. The spotlights surrounding the pitch look at first glance like prison watchtowers.

All around evidence of the hell which visited this place three years ago remains.

Burnt out windows gape darkly in blocks of flats whose walls are scorched and scarred by shell holes.

Shops stand empty with fruit rotting in crates on the pavements. Wrecked cars line the streets and bored kids burn rubbish on a piece of scrubby wasteland.

This scruffy, forlorn little town will forever be synonymous with tragedy. But the experts sifting the soil at Brnice Dam are determined someone will account for it. ^REUTERS@

21:32 05-03-98


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