Osce & Serbia

Edward Lifson is in Belgrade, where police stopped students from marching, but an estimated 60,000 anti-government demonstrators rallied. The coalition of opposition parties, which has sponsored marches for more than five weeks, got a psychological boost today from a report issued by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The OSCE report was released following a week of investigating poll results from the November 17th municipal elections that were annulled by the government and Yugoslav courts. The OSCE today said the opposition parties won those elections fair and square.

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