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Sunday, March 25, 2007


The great & good are getting in a lather that today is the 200th anniversary of the legal ending of slavery. Not that we should be glad to have ended it but whether we should make a PC apology for something for which nobody alive was in any way responsible.

At the same time you will see no apology for the fast growing form of slavery which our government & these same great & good are currently directly complicit in.

In 1999 we appointed our KLA hirelings, a NATO armed group of "freedom fighters" drawn from drug lords & brothel keepers, as the "police" of Kosovo. Since then they have been allowed to kidnap thousands of schoolchildren to sell to western Europe as brothel slaves.

This Reuters report from 1999 got zero coverage in the UK media & even on the net is difficult to trace
Dec 16 (Reuters) - British troops said on Thursday that they
had stepped up patrols in the streets of Pristina to allay fears that
teenagers are being abducted into prostitution.
``There is a fear that teenagers -- both boys and girls-- are being
abducted off the streets,'' said Major Simon Plummer, of Britain's Royal
Greenjackets regiment.
``What we are trying to do is quell this fear by increasing patrols
on the streets,'' he told Reuters during a lightning visit to Pristina
by British Defence Minister Minister Geoff Hoon.
Plummer said there were reports of up to 15 abductions in the last
two weeks.
By 2004 this had become more institutionalised & even Amnesty International, who had lied & propagandised repeatedly to help the KLA & NATO make war on Yugoslavia had noticed.
U.N. and NATO peacekeepers in Kosovo are fueling a human trafficking industry that sexually exploits women and girls as young as 11, according to a report released today by Amnesty International.

The report, titled "So Does It Mean That We Have The Rights?" Protecting The Human Rights of Women And Girls Trafficked for Forced Prostitution in Kosovo, asserts that after 1999, when 40,000 Kosovo Force (KFOR) troops and hundreds of U.N. Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) personnel arrived in the breakaway Serb province, "a small-scale local market for prostitution was transformed into a large-scale industry based on trafficking predominantly run by organized criminal networks."

International personnel make up about 20 percent of those using the trafficked women and girls, Amnesty said.

......The fact that the supposed guardians of women's rights are actually clients leaves the women trapped, Amnesty said. "Women and girls are sold into slavery. They are threatened, beaten, raped and effectively imprisoned by their owners. With clients including international police and troops, the girls and women are often too afraid to escape, and the authorities are failing to help them," Amnesty said. "It is outrageous that the very same people who are there to protect these women and girls are using their position and exploiting them instead — and they are getting away with it."

Furthermore, the rights group said, when UNMIK police conduct raids on brothels they often cite the women for prostitution and then do not uphold their rights as detainees.

......Amnesty is calling on UNMIK and the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government in Kosovo to crack down on the trafficking rings and to protect victims of trafficking instead of exploiting or persecuting them. The group also called on the United Nations and NATO to ensure that all military and civilian peacekeepers — who enjoy general immunity from prosecution — suspected of criminal participation in trafficking are brought to justice (Amnesty International release II).

U.N. peacekeepers have been accused of fueling trafficking in the Balkans before. In October 2000, former U.N. police officer Kathryn Bolkovac, an employee of the private security firm DynCorp, told superiors that U.N. peacekeepers in Bosnia were using prostitutes as young as 15 and were failing to intervene in the abuse of the women. She also accused DynCorp employees of running a prostitution ring (U.N. Wire, Aug. 7, 2002). Bolkovac was fired and awarded $177,000 after a British court found she was wrongly terminated (U.N. Wire, May 5, 2003).
The Amnesty report also went unmentioned by our media.

Despite all the heroism of people like Wilberforce historians tend to accept that a major reason slvery died out is that with the industrial revolution brutr musclework done by slaves, whose every incentive is to avoid work, was uneconomic. Unfortunately sex slavery is not only economic, indeed highly profitable, as society gets richer & profitability turns from manufacturing to more conventional service industries (or perhaps less conventional) it is likely that this is going to be ever more profitable.

It is clear that, government having started supporting this we are seeing it growing, in Bosnia & Montenegro, where the regimes are under our direct control. We are also seeing KLA "traders" extending their range across much of eastern Europe. This is not surprising. In the USA Prohibition provided the background & the support of corrupt officials the basis, for the growth of the Mafia which has infiltrated most of US society & is in place 80 years later, even after tinitialial soil for it has gone.

I think we are seeing slavery being re-established in our lifetimes, with the complicity of our governments.

If this is not to become fully established it must be fought. If a woman wants to become a prostitute I have no problem with that - it is lsvery we must oppose without compromise. In Britain holding slaves should be a crime comparable to murder. Donne may have said that any man's death diminishes me but I think the execution of a pimp slaver would not diminish mine - the true diminution of us all as humans is toleratingong this. We should give British citizenship to unwilling girls freed in Britain, who are willing to testify - it is the very least we, as a society, owe them. We should charge policeman & politicians who, by looking the other way, are accessories to this as we would treat accessories to murder. We should make using such girls a serious criminal offence, except where those involved promptly tell the police & give full co-operation.

This must be made entirely unacceptable if a free society is to be maintained - the effects on society are far more debilitating than drugs.

And we must do the same in Kosovo & elsewhere. The crossover between this & the genocide we supported is clear - for example Nasir Oric, perpetrator of the real Srebrenica massacre is running a "night club" in Tuzla. We have already debased ourselves by our participation in this. It is a pure moral issue but we need to notice the existence & growth, of slavery in Europe & act firmly to stop it.

modern slavery exists all over the world..any thing that can be done should be done...what does not help is slagging off a particular group of Kosovans by labelling them as brothel keepers and drug lords...the border areas between serbia and Kosova are full of criminal is ironic that 'trade' exists between the serb and albanian comunities..the only thing they can agree on is criminal activity...still most people just want to get on with putting a meal on the table and being safe..the presence of Kafor troops helps make that happen, even if not perfect is is certainly better than having ill disiplined serb army and iregulars and police putting 800,000 on the road fleeing fighting and the death of thousands and the rape of thousands may be...
Hopefully slowley things will get better for the people of Kosova...wether albanian ethnic, turk, serb or whatever..
Perhaps robin slagging off the Milosevic regime doesn't help. The refugess were caused by NATO bombing & the KLA, as proven by the fact that a larger proportion of Serb than of Albanians fled. There are certainly serious criminal links between the current Montenegran & Serbian governments, both of which enjoy NATO support, but this does not apply to the Serbian government under Milosevic. That the KLA were formed, with NATO weapons & training, from criminals involved in the drug & sex trades in Albania, Germany & New York & indeed Kosovo, is clear.

The problem is not solved by ignoring our participation in it.
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