The social history of the Balkans as a whole
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- Southern Discomfort
- Majorities despise minorities, and the hatred is often mutual.
By Panayote Elias Dimitras, War Report,
January/February 1997. Statistical data on feelings among ethnic
groups in the Balkans.
- War in The Balkans—Another 30,000 join
- By Richard Lloyd Parry at Blace, The
Independent (London), 16 April 1999. Large numbers of
homeless Kosovars—as many as 30,000—were moving
towards the border with Macedonia yesterday trying to escape
the misery of Serbian ethnic cleansers, according to the
United Nations High Commission for Refugees.
- Western officials ‘colluding with
- By Rory Carroll, Rome, The Guardian, 23 July
2002. Some western officials are undermining the fight
against human trafficking by becoming cronies of Balkan
pimps and having sex with the prostitutes they are supposed
- Winners and losers among the minority groups
in former Yugoslavia
- By Jean-Arnault Dérens, Le Monde
diplomatique, August 2003. The biggest losers have
been those ‘minorities‘ who were never directly
part of the main conflicts of identity, but were often
forced to choose sides.