Monday, 28 January 2013

Kosovo’s Serb Christians Face “Rising Attacks” Against Orthodox Sites

Serbian Orthodox Christians in Kosovo struggle with a "sharp rise" in threats and vandalism against their churches and other religious sites.

Serbian churches have been targeted in Kosovo. Since this month's Orthodox Christmas assailants attacked a monastery, set on fire a chapel and wooden crosses, and destroyed over 100 Orthodox tombstones, reported Belgrade-based Balkan rights group Centar 9.

The clashes are linked to anger within Kosovo's mainly Muslim Albanian population about the removal of a memorial to fallen fighters in neighboring Serbia.

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