The First General Strike in Yugoslavia Since Wwii

October 02, 2000
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With less than a week remaining before Sunday’s run-off election in Yugoslavia, truck and taxi drivers blockaded roads and bridges, students stayed home and factories closed throughout Yugoslavia today as opposition forces began a national strike–the first since World War II.

Democracy Now reporter Jeremy Scahill joins us in the streets of Belgrade where tens of thousands of strikers have gathered.

Guest:

  • Jeremy Scahill, Democracy Now correspondent in Belgrade.