Notebook: Feb. 25, 2002

HORROR SHOW At a refugee center for widows of men lost in the massacre at Srebrenica, Bosnian Muslim Fatima Begovic, whose husband and sons died there, sobs as she watches Slobodan Milosevic defend himself at his trial for crimes against humanity--the first ever for a head of state. The former Yugoslav President, accused of directing the genocide of 300,000 non-Serbs and driving millions from their homelands, scornfully blamed NATO and claimed he was the real victim. "It is all lies," he fumed. "The real crime was the killing of Yugoslavia and crucifying me."


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