Two-year inquiry accuses Albanian ‘mafia-like’ crime network of killing Serb prisoners for their kidneys… Read the article by Paul Lewis on The Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/14/kosovo-prime-minister-llike-mafia-boss
An interesting article from ‘Arab Times’ on two Romani teenagers born and bread in Germany and now based in a village near Pec.
Link to the BBC article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-10709093
In ‘Romani politcs in contemporary Europe‘, there is a long interview/conversation with two Roma activists in Kosovo. A brief extract from the interview:
“Operating as mediators and translators (both literally and figuratively) between the international community’s discourse and agenda, and local political actors and interests puts RAE activists under tremendous pressure. Blaming international agencies for the harsh living conditions and deprivation they experience, some activists pointed out, is less dangerous and, in the short-term, more effective than opening a political confrontation with Kosovo authorities. However, in the medium to long-term this strategy does not help to improve ethnic relations and solve tensions between Kosovan citizens…’