Push for Break Point in Belgrade ; Today's Protests Are Billed as an All-Out Bid to Force Slobodan Milosevic from Office
Scott Peterson and Alex Todorovic writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
On the frontline in the spiraling political standoff in Yugoslavia sits a young man named Bane. He is one of several thousand students blocking the main north-south highway on the edge of Belgrade.
"Of course I'm a bit scared," says the veterinary student, warily eyeing some 100 helmeted riot police nearby. "This has to be the end of the regime, or else I have no hope," says Bane, unwilling to give his last name.
The students' determination evoke images of a similar pro- democracy standoff in China's Tiananmen Square a decade ago. But Belgrade is not Beijing. The students here are not alone. The resolve of anti-Milosevic protesters is deepening, and …
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Publication information: Article title: Push for Break Point in Belgrade ; Today's Protests Are Billed as an All-Out Bid to Force Slobodan Milosevic from Office. Contributors: Scott Peterson and Alex Todorovic writer of The Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: October 5, 2000. Page number: 1. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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