The Scout Report, May 14, 1999 / Volume 5, Number 52
Erasing History: Ethnic Cleansing in Kosovo
Released this week by the US Department of State, this report chronicles Serbia's violations of human rights and humanitarian law following the departure of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) Kosovo Verification Mission on March 19, 1999. The report documents Serbian attempts to ethnically cleanse Kosovo of its approximately 1.7 million ethnic Albanian residents. Abuses cited in the report include forced expulsions, looting and burning, detentions, summary execution, violations of medical neutrality, and identity cleansing.
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