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LJubomir T. Grujic

Re: Letter of Protest Addressed to Western Democracies by Montenegrin Intellectuals



KO SE OD VAS, potpisnika "Letter of Protest Addressed to Western Democracies by Montenegrin Intellectuals", ODRICE
 

Sveti Nikola, 
19. decembar 2003. g.
 

                                                Ime mi je CRNOGORAC
                                                    prezime SRBIN.
 

                                         Ako je Sveti Nikola Vasa Krsna Slava 
                                        onda Vasoj porodici i Vama zelim da je 
                                       veselo proslavite s rodbinom i prijateljima 
                                             i da vam donese svako dobro!

                                        Ako nije, onda Vam zelim da je u radosti
                                        proslavite s Vasim ro|acima i prijateljima
                                                 cija je to Krsna Slava.
 

Postovane dame i gospodo, potpisnice i potpisnici "Protestnog pisma upucenog zapadnim demokratijama od strane crnogorskih intelektualaca"

Najlepse vas, svakog pojedinacno, molim da javno odgovorite na sledeca pitanja koja ste nametnuli svojim pismom:

Ko od vas nema srbsko poreklo?

Ko je od vas, koji imate srbsko poreklo, Crnogorka odnosno Crnogorac a nije istovremeno i Srbkinja odnosno Srbin?

Ko od vas, koji imate srbsko poreklo, ne slavi Krsnu Slavu, a roditelji, preci su vam je sacuvali i preneli?

Ko od vas ne govori Srbskim jezikom?

Ko od vas odrice srbsku nacionalnu pripadnost pesniku Petru Petrovicu II NJegosu i/ili Kralju Nikoli? 
Ako odricete, onda na osnovu cega sebi dozvoljavate takvo skrnavljenje?

Ko od vas odrice dugu srbsku drzavnost Crne Gore? Na osnovu cega?

        Nisam do sada upoznao Crnogorku ili Crnogorca koji se svega ovoga odrekao. Sve koje sam upoznao u Crnoj Gori ili iz Crne
Gore, koji nisu albanskog ili hrvatskog roda, su s ponosom govorile ili govorili da su Srbkinje odnosno Srbi iz Crne Gore =
Crnogorkinje odnosno Crnogorci.

        Nisam nikada u istoriji ucio o Crnoj Gori kao drzavi koja nije bila srbska. Niti da Crnogokinje i Crnogorci u proslosti nisu bili
deo Srbskog naroda. Ako to opovrgavate, onda vas molim da iznesete cinjenice. Ako to ne opovrgavate, onda bih vam bio zahvalan
da objasnite sta je to sto osecate da niste Srbkinja odnosno Srbin, ako ste srbskog porekla. 

        Pitah nedavno u Beogradu, posle deset godina nevi|anja (toliko dugo sam bio u iseljenistvu bez prekida), jednog od svojih
najblizih prijatelja, rodom iz Niksica, koje je nacionalnosti. Rece: 
"Crnogorac". 
Upitah ga da li to znaci da nije Srbin. Odgovorio je preciznije: 
"U geografskom smislu sam Crnogorac, a u nacionalnom smislu - Srbin." 

        Ovo je javno pismo, slobodno za dalje prenosenje iskljucivo u celosti s vasim pismom dole ponovljenim, koje upravo dobih.
saljem ga svima cije eadrese imam pod "Bcc".

        S zeljom da se vasa deca odnose prema vama onako kako se vi odnosite prema svojim precima, i s nadom da cete da javno
odgovorite na ta pitanja, ostajem s postovanjem slobode da svako sme da se slobodno nacionalno opredeljuje, pa i da pokusa da
zapocne ili ucestvuje u stvaranju novog naroda, ali sa svescu da niko ne moze da menja svoje pretke, svoje roditelje i svoje
nacionalno poreklo.

LJubomir T. Grujic
 
 

  Subject: POGLEDAJTE BRACO I SESTRE SRPSKOGA RODA STA JE POTPISAO NAS BUDUCI   AMBASADOR U KANADI
 
 

  http://www.montenet.org/2001/miodrag.html

Dr. Miodrag Perovic 

               Enclosed please find the "Letter of Protest Addressed to Western 
               Democracies by Montenegrin Intellectuals" and the list of signatories. 

                   LETTER OF PROTEST ADDRESSED TO WESTERN DEMOCRACIES BY MONTENEGRIN INTELECTUALS

               A high-ranking European envoy came to Montenegro to tell her people that Europe cannot put up with
               little states, and that Montenegro and Serbia should be one.  It is the oneness defined by Kostunica's
               clerical-nationalistic concept of all-Serbianhood. Despite the fact that Montenegro, at the risk of
               being destroyed like some parts of the former Yugoslavia, became an ally of civilized Europe against the
               Belgrade dictator, the European leaders says they will join hands with those in Montenegro who were, and
               still are, loyal to Milosevic. With those who supported the anti-European sentiment, ethnic cleansing,
               crimes against humanity, and who rejoiced in the destruction of the WTC in New York on September 11.
               This is why the European leaders will have a friendly shake with hands that committed unimaginable
               crimes over children, women and the old ones because their religion was different.  They will support
               those who used to be paid by Milosevic, and now are financed by Kostunica, in order to keep Montenegro
               chained in the ideas of previous centuries.  Meanwhile, Belgrade will endeavor with its lucrative goals
               to get closer to Europe, and yet preserve the imperial project of Great Serbia. 

               The leaders of Western democracies are not questioning how come that Belgrade is not willing to accept
               the Montenegrin proposal by which Montenegro and Serbia  would form an alliance and the closest possible
               cooperation of two independent states on the principles of equality and common interests. Is it not
               simpler to ask for Montenegro's agreement to be merged with Serbia, so that Montenegrins will become a
               national minority in the Serbian medieval state?  What they say is that Karadzic's Republic of Srpska -
               created on  genocide and war crimes - has the right to exist.  On the contrary, Montenegro - nourished
               on a thousand-year history devoted to the ideal of freedom and equality - gets deprived of her right to
               be. 

               What a long-term consistency at the summit of civilized Europe! Is it not that their today's position is
               a replica of what we experienced some eight decades ago? Namely, Montenegro entered World War I as one 
               of the allied winners, but at the end of the war her allies - France, in the first place - made some
               back-stage deals with Serbia. In Paris, France, the Montenegrin exiled king was kept under the house
               confinement, while the Montenegrin chair at the Peace Conference table was vacant. The European summit
               gave legitimacy to the brutal annaxation of the Kingdom of Montenegro by the Kingdom of Serbia. Thus
               Europe became an accomplice to the crime the Serbian regime committed against the people who preserved
               their freedom for centuries, and to the annulment of their internationally recognized state.  The
               American author Whitney Warren published -- in vain -- his study "Montenegro: the Crime of the Peace
               Conference" (New York, 1922). Europe assisted the Serbian ruler in abolishing the Montenegrin daily
               newspaper after 50 years of publication; in shutting down the National Theater after 40 years of
               existence in Cetinje; in absorbing the Montenegrin autocephalous church into the Serbian one; in closing
               schools of higher education to force talented Montenegrins to leave their country during the following
               half a centure. Thousands of Montenegrins who resisted violence were murdered and tortured, and
               thousands of homes were burnt down while the French, Italian and English "peace-keeping" forces were
               in place. 

                                                                                        2. 

               We, the undersigned Montenegrin intellectuals, hereby request that the EU and the USA give back to
               Montenegro what she was deprived of by their will: the right of existance and selfdetermination that is
               guaranted by the Charter of the United Nations, and by both international covenants on human rights. As
               well as to respect  her historical rights that were confirmed by Badinter's Commission and Lord
               Carington's Peace Conference in 1991. Today, after Belgrade has been systematically building its network
               for colonial rule as well as the colonial state of mind among the citizens of Montenegro for almost one
               hundred years, and after yet another "Anschlus" of 1989, it is unjust and illegitimate to ask for legal
               conditions concerning  a referendum that would differ from those applied in other states of Europe and
               America. 

               Should the majority of Montenegrin citizens vote in favor of independence as a way to build up freedom
               and democracy, and to keep their multiethnic and multireligious harmony (rarely seen in the Balkans),
               then it is up to the Western democracies - in compliance with their own norms and standards - to respect
               Montenegro's choice to belong to the community of free nations and states. 

               On behalf of the Signatories, 
               (100 independent intelectuals) 

               Sincerely yours, 
 

               Miodrag Perovic, 
               Professor , Department of Mathematics 
               University of Montenegro 
 
 

               Encl: List of signatories 
 

               LIST OF SIGNATORIES 

               Prof. dr Miodrag Perovic, Member of DANU (Doclean Academy of Art and Sciences) 
               Prof. dr. Ilija Vujosevic 
               Prof. dr. Svetozar Jovicevic 
               Prof. dr Milan Popovic, Member of DANU, Director of Univ. Center Internat.  Studies 
               Vojo Stanic, Member of DANU and CANU (Montenegrin Academy of Art and Sciences) 
               Mirko Kovac, Writer 
               Jevrem Brkovic, Writer, President of DANU 
               Radmila Vojvodic, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Ljubisa Stankovic, Member of CANU 
               Prof. dr Vukic Pulevic, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Branko Pavicevc, Member of DANU and CANU 
               Prof. dr Branko Radojicic, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Rajko Vujicic, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr. Predrag Obradovic, President of the University of Montenegro 
               Prof. dr Mihailo Kulis, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Nebojsa Vucinic, Member of DANU, Director of Univ. Center for Human rights 
               Prof. dr Serbo Rastoder, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Perko Vukotic 
               Prof. dr Slobodan Backovic, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Dusan Petranovic 
               Prof. dr Vladimir Komnenic 
               Prof. dr Branko Radulovic 
               Prof. dr Momcilo Martinovic 
               Prof. dr Sr|an Stankovic 
               Prof. dr Janko Jankovic 
               Prof. dr Sreten Skuletic 
               Prof. dr Mladen Ulicevic 
               Prof. dr Milan Martinovic 
               Prof. dr Milenko Perovic 
               Prof. dr Vesna Kilibarda, Provost of University of Montenegro 
               Prof. dr Vuk Minic 
               Prof. dr  Radoje Pajovic, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Bozidar Sekularac, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Milorad Buric 
               Prof. dr Vojislav Nikcevic, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Jozo Pralas 
               Prof. dr Bozidar Nikolic, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Sonja Bjeletic 
               Prof. dr Miljan Pjescic, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Petar Zivkovic 
               Prof. dr Branisalv Radonjic 
               Prof. dr Mitar Misovic 
               Prof. dr Labud Vukcevic 
               Prof. dr Grujica Radunovic 
               Prof. dr Radenko Pejovic 
               Prof. dr Stevan Popovic 
               Prof. dr Novak Kilibarda, Writer 
               Prof. Rajko Todorovic Todor, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr. Radomir Vukasojevic 
               Prof. dr Radovan Radonjic, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Branislav Kovacevic, Member of DANU 
               Prof. dr Vujica Lazovic 
               Branko Banjevic, President of Matica Crnogorska 
               Marko Spadijer, Secretary of  Matica Crnogorska 
               Anka Buric, Painter 
               Prof. Branislav Sekulic, Painter 
               Prof. Dragan Karadzic, Painter 
               Prof. Natasa Djurovic, Painter 
               Balsa Brkovic, Writer 
               Cedo Vulevic, Writer, Member of DANU 
               Boris Kraljevic, Pianist 
               Prof. Manja RAdulovic Vulic, Musicologist 
               Prof. Aleksandar Cilikov, Painter 
               Prof. Pavle Pejovic, Sculptor 
               Prof. Mile Grozdanic, Sculptor 
               Prof. Jakov Djuricic, Painter 
               Prof. dr Antun Sbutega 
               Doc. dr Radomir Lakovic 
               Doc. dr Niksa Tadic 
               Doc. dr Ratimir Saveljic 
               Doc. dr Andrija Lompar 
               Doc. dr Rade Ratkovic 
               Dr Natalija Perovic, Biologist 
               Dr Vasilije Jovovic 
               Prof. dr Pavle Jovicevic 
               Dr Radoslav Rotkovic, Member of DANU 
               Sreten Perovic, President of Montenegrin PEN 
               Milorad Popovic, President of Association of Montenegrin Writers 
               Miodrag Vlahovic, Director, the Center for Regional and Security Studies 
               Nebojsa Medojevic, Director, the Center for Transition 
               Mladen Lompar, Poet 
               Sreten Asanovic, Writer, Member of DANU 
               Snezana Nikcevic, Editor, TV Montenegro 
               Sreten Vujovic, Writer 
               Novica Samardzic, Editor 
               Bosko Odalovic, Painter 
               Stevo Vucinic 
               Cedomir Draskovic, Director of the National Library 
               Nevenka Bajkovic, Editor 
               Nikola Popovic, Film Director 
               Malisa Marovic, Publicist 
               Pe|a Babovic, Editor 
               Rajko Cerovic, Publicist 
               Gojko Kastratovic, Director of Montenegrin Film Library 
               Miodrag Vukmanovic, Journalist, Editor of Monitor the Weekly Newsmagazine 
               Janko Vujisic, Poet 
               Dr Branislav Pesic 
               Andrej Nikolaidis, Writer 
               Prof. dr Slobodan Blagojevic 
               Prof. dr Veselin Simovic 

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