Belgrade. On the 23rd April 1999, two NATO Cruise missiles attacked the studios of Radio Televizija Srbija (RTS) in central Belgrade, killing 16 civilians. As Robert Fisk said at the time, ‘Once you kill people because you don’t like what they say, you change the rules of war’ (https://www.revisionisthistory.org/nato1.html). The ruins of the RTS building remain as a memorial. May the souls of the victims of this vile act of aggression rest in peace, and may the perpetrators be brought to justice.
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