Thursday, May 6, 1999 Published at 00:23 GMT 01:23 UK
Milosevic should face trial - Serb politician
Zoran Djindjic spoke to the BBC at a secret rendezvous
A senior Serbian opposition leader has come out of hiding to call for President Milosevic to face trial for war crimes.
But he added that it would be difficult for the people of Serbia to accept the truth about atrocities.
Mr Djindjic, a former mayor of Belgrade, is constantly on the move, in fear for his life.
On Wednesday he gave an exclusive interview in Montenegro to the BBC's Brian Barron.
Mr Djindjic said his party's first job after the war would be to try to remove President Milosevic from office.
"He has destroyed our country," he said.
He makes no secret of the fact he would like to be the next president of Yugoslavia.
He says his life is in danger as an opposition leader, travels with a squad of bodyguards and moves from city to city every two or three days.
"It's a risk of (the) profession, you cannot be democratic opposition in the Balkans without risk. It is not easy to kill me."
In the past two weeks Serbian opposition politicians have been increasingly bold about voicing dissent.
Social Democracy Party leader Vuk Obradovic told the BBC President Milsovevic was "the problem" of the Serbian people.
Yugoslav censors refused to allow the interview to be transmitted back to London.
And Vuk Draskovic, leader of the Serbian Renewal Movement, was fired from the government for saying the Belgrade leadership should admit it could not defeat Nato.