In Their Own Words

Otpor member Ivan Andric, on the formation and growth of Otpor, and being arrested.

Retired U.S. Army Colonel Robert Helvey, on training the Otpor students.

Stanko Lazendic, the leader of the Otpor branch in the city of Novi Sad, on joining the group and the risks of being a member.

Srdjan Milivojevic, leader of the Otpor branch in Krusevac, on the group's activities in central Serbia.

Otpor co-founder Srdja Popovic, on the group's formation, the recruiting and training of new members, and Otpor's relationship with the U.S. government.

Gene Sharp, senior scholar at the Albert Einstein Institution, on nonviolent strategy.