Foreign Agencies on February 23th, 1997

Serbia's revolution in cyberspace
A multimedia essay
February 23, 1997
Web posted at: 5:45 p.m. EST
From Correspondent David Lewis

BELGRADE, Yugoslavia (CNN) -- When Serbian authorities tried to muzzle the nation's last independent news outlets by cutting off airwaves and ignoring nationwide protests, it ignited a fight for freedom of expression -- a revolt carried out on the World Wide Web.

Shockwave Audio and Vivo movie

For more than three months, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Belgrade, calling for an end to the longest-ruling authoritarian government in Europe. Students and opposition leaders wanted Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic to recognize opposition victories in November elections in Belgrade and 13 other cities and towns ...

Demonstrations on the streets of Belgrade
1.1M/30 sec. QuickTime movie

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