Serbs say Kosovo police tortured them while in detention

Beta, Tanjug, Radio KiM 10/1/13 PRIŠTINA -- The EU mission in Kosovo, EULEX, has been sent complaints accusing members of the Kosovo police, KPS, of committing torture. A group of Serbs detained on Christmas Day in the Serb enclave of Gračanica, transferred to Priština, and then released a day later with misdemeanor charges pressed against them, was subjected ...

Local authorities assume protection of Serbian heritage sites in Kosovo

16/5/2011 KFOR, the NATO-led peace support force in Kosovo protects, certain Serbian cultural and religious sites which have been repeatedly targeted by extremists. With the security situation in the country becoming more stable, KFOR, in accordance with the decision by NATO’s North Atlantic Council, started in 2010 handing over responsibility for these sites back to the ...

Bishop Teodosije of Lipljan with Westerwelle

27/8/2010 In talks with German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle in Gracanica, Bishop Teodosije of Lipljan said that the Serbian Orthodox Church is very concerned about NATO decision to transfer the jurisdiction for the protection of Serbian monasteries in Kosovo from KFOR to the Kosovo Police. Bishop Teodosije said that the Church was also concerned because of ...

Serbian Church Condemns NATO Shrine Transfer

6/8/2010 The Serbian Orthodox Church has said its shrines will be endangered by NATO’s decision to transfer protection of them to Kosovo Police. The Church said on Friday the decision to entrust the mostly ethnic Albanian police force with the protection of its most sacred sites was a political decision by KFOR, the Alliance’s force in Kosovo, ...