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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack On Serbia / Aid Workers and Spying / Refugees / Zoos #430510

CNN Evening News for Saturday, May 29, 1999
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(Studio: Marina Kolbe) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jonathan Karl) The continuing NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air attack on Yugoslavia, increasing concern for ethnic Albanian refugees trapped in Kosovo and plans to send more war planes, troops, and equipment to Kosovo reported. [At commencement addresses; Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT, National Security Advisor Sandy BERGER - speak about foreign policy and the war over Kosovo.]

(Studio: Marina Kolbe) Plans to appeal the conviction of three humanitarian workers on charges of espionage reported. [Australian ambassador to Yugoslavia Christopher LAMB - says the workers have committed no crime.]

(Kukes, Albania: Martin Savidge) The continuing crises faced by Kosovar Albanian refugees examined; details given of more reports of sexual assaults and other atrocities noted; scenes shown of the women who described the assaults and the men who described beatings and torture. [Medicins Sans Frontieres Christina MOORE - says many rape survivors are afraid of taking pregnancy tests.] [PERSON (thru translator) - talks about being tortured in Serbian troops.] [Amnesty International Brendan PADDY - talks about injuries suffered by the refugee men.] [UNICEF Alfonso ARTICO - talks about the traumatized children.]

(Studio: Marina Kolbe) Report introduced.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Walter Rodgers) The concerns about the animals in the Belgrade, Yugoslavia, zoo examined; graphic scenes shown of injured animals in the zoo. [Belgrade Zoo director Vuk BOJOVIC(thru translator) - says many animals have aborted their young.]

Karl, Jonathan;
Kolbe, Marina;
Rodgers, Walter;
Savidge, Martin

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