Category Archives: Kosovo (territory)

Albanians protested claiming the ownership of a Serbian monastery

December 17, 2015. Hundreds of Albanians have protested against a court ruling to suspend the decision on the confiscation of land of the Visoki Decani monastery, as the website inserbia reports. The half-hour protest went without incidents on Thursday afternoon, and saw participants chant “UCK” (“Kosovo Liberation Army”; KLA), “Constitutional Court violates the Constitution,” “Hands off from the land,” “No […]

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Attack in a Serbian Orthodox village in Kosovo

December 7, 2015. Early in the morning unknown persons attacked by putting fire to several Serbian houses and demolished the monument of the victims of the war, as the official website of the Serbian Orthodox church reports. This morning’s attack is also the most serious ethnically motivated attack on Serbs in recent months and shows that the security situation in […]

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The Serbian Orthodox Church calls for dialogue to save Orthodox heritage in Kosovo

November 11, 2015. The Serbian Orthodox Church welcomes the decision of UNESCO, which rejected the proposal to receive Kosovo into its organization, as the official press release of the Serbian Church mentions. The Holy Synod of the Serbian Church says that: “The entire time Serbia and the Serbian Orthodox Church sought for the delaying of this debate in order to […]

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Instagram deletes account for revealing destroyed Orthodox churches in Kosovo

November 7, 2015. Hoping to foil Kosovo’s attempt to become a member of UNESCO, ethnically Serbian student activists in the self-proclaimed state created a page on Instagram called “No to Kosovo’s Membership in UNESCO.” There they posted photos of numerous Orthodox Christian places of worship and significance, including monasteries, churches and cemeteries, which were demolished in the years after ethnic […]

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An Orthodox church was stoned in Kosovo

October 15, 2015. In Orahovac (Kosovo), unknown persons started to throw stones in the courtyard of the church of the Dormition of the Holy Mother of God, as the official website of the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate reports. The incident took place after the Liturgy, which had been celebrated in this church on the church feast-day of the Protection of the […]

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