Desecration of an Orthodox church in Kosovo

July 4, 2015. Unknown perpetrators desecrated the Orthodox church of St. Petka in the village of Drsnik in central Kosovo-Metohijam as reports by The Orthodox Church was broken into, money from it stolen and its icons vandalized.

The Minister for Communities and Return of Kosovo Mr. D. Jevtić, urged the authorities to arrest and to punish the perpetrators. In his written statement, the Minister said that the attack on the Church of St. Petka was an attack on all Serb returnees in the Klina municipality and called for greater respect and for better protection of all the religious sites. He also underlined that such incidents have happened in the past and he asked from the authorities to prevent any future attacks by giving the names of the vandals in public.

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