They said the Serbs would now go down in the history books as "eternally guilty." 'A Stain on Our Country' Nationalists consider the reports about the murders to be "exaggerated" and point to the atrocities committed against Serbians during the civil war.
The resolution represents a "stain on our country" and is "a crime," members of the opposition in parliament stated before the vote.
Unlike previous years, the government worked closely with planners to prepare for the event, and police successfully protected the marchers despite widespread violent protests by extremist groups.
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US General Backs Away from Anti-Gay Remarks In a separate development, a retired United States general who drew international criticism for claiming the Dutch troops failed to stop the massacre at Srebrenica because there were homosexuals in the ranks, has apologized for his remarks.
The bodies of the victims were later found in mass graves.They argued there should be no "double standards." But some members of the governing coalition of Democrats and Socialists feel the resolution didn't go far enough."This declaration is only a beginning because the issues it treats are only the tip of the iceberg of the past we have to face," said Nenad Canak, a member of the ruling coalition.With the resolution, parliament broke years of silence in Serbian politics over the atrocity.The resolution stops short, however, of describing the massacre as "genocide," as it has been labelled by the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague."The Serbian people should not be condemned for something they never even did," nationalist leader Dragan Todorovic said.