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  Prizren - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the administrative capital of Prizreni District, which has an estimated population of about 178,000 and is located on the slopes of the Šar mountain in the south-western part of the country, close to the Albanian border.
Prizren was the cultural and intellectual centre of Ottoman Kosovo.
Prizren and its surrounding municipality were badly affected by the Kosovo War of 1998-1999.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prizren   (838 words)

 Prizren District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Prizren District expands in the southern part of the Republic of Serbia.
Seat of the District is in the city of Prizren.
Vicinity of Prizren is distinguished by other churches also: the Church of Holly Salvation from 1348, the Church of St.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prizren_District   (217 words)

 23.november 1998
PRIZREN: In the outskirts of the village of Dedaj, large military forces blocked the road to Lugishta e Hasit, stopped all passers-by, prevented them from entering the village and closed them in the premises of the primary school in Dedaj.
PRIZREN: On September 3, Asim Maliqaj (1968) from the village of Poslishta was killed by the Serbian forces in Lybeçeva.
PRIZREN: In the "Bajram Curri" quarter in the outskirts of Prizren, 3 policemen insulted and severely ill-treated Lulzim I. Hoti (1979), Ali I. Bytyqi (22), Shaqir Bytyçi (35) and Florim Hoxha (21).
www.student.uit.no /regnbuen/oldsite/news/231198.htm   (4780 words)

 Serbia Info / Facts and Figures / Districts
It encompasses the municipalities of: Suva Reka, Orahovac, Prizren, Gora i Opolje.
The Church of the Virgin Ljeviska, in Prizren, is the endowment of king Milutin, together with the Archbishop Sava III, built in 1307.
Vicinity of Prizren is distinguished by other churches also: the Church of Holly Salvation from 1348, the Church of St. Nicholas from 1332, the Church of Prince Marko from 1371, the Assembly Church of St. George from the second half of the nineteenth century.
www.serbia-info.com /facts/districts/prizrenski.html   (194 words)

 Wochenbericht 450 von KMDLNJ/CDHRF - Weekly report 450 - from December 13 until December 20, 1998
PRIZREN: Large military forces were stationed in the vicinity of the villages of Gjonaj and Planeja on the border with Albania.
PRIZREN: Large military forces were stationed in the vicinity of Sërbica e Poshtme and the Tile Plant.
PRIZREN: Ferit Tafallari, member of the Sub-CDHRF Board in Prizren, informed his sister Bajrame Tafallari (1961) that he and his 11 friends in the prison of Lipjan are subjected to physical torture and they are not given sufficient food.
www.bndlg.de /~wplarre/week450.htm   (4268 words)

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Veljko Odalovic, Deputy Head of Prictina District, briefed the President on the activity of government agencies in Kosovo and Metohija and said that despite difficulties posed to economic development, the industries are well on their way towards eliminating them and improving this province's stability.
In view of this district's advantages, I am hoping that already this year, you will be able to begin investing on a larger scale towards economic recovery, particularly in the field of livestock raising and hopefully, also in the industrial sector.
That is why I think that this town and this district should serve as a good example of implementation of the policy of ethnic equality which will allow all people to live on equal terms and under humane conditions, in an atmosphere of mutual understanding conductive to the coexistence of all citizens.
coursesa.matrix.msu.edu /~fisher/bosnia/readings/milosevich1.html   (2957 words)

 The Kosovo Chronicles, by Dusan Batakovic (Part 1b)
The Russian consul in Prizren observed that ethnic Albanians were settling the Prizren district underhidered and were trying, with the Turks, to eradicate Christians from Kosovo and Metohia.
The Prizren seminary the hub of activity on national affairs, educated teachers and priests for all the Serbian lands under Turkish dominion, and unbeknownst to authorities, established contact on a regular basis with the government in Belgrade, wherefrom it received means and instructions for political action.
Because of the Trepca mines, the district of Kosovska Mitrovica remained under German occupation, while the eastern parts of Kosovo where given to Bulgaria, and on August 12, 1941, the rest of Kosovo along with Macedonia and parts of Montenegro and Macedonia were annexed to Greater Albania under Italian protectorship.
www.snd-us.com /history/dusan/kc_part1b.htm   (15212 words)

 NATO Damage to FRY, 01 May 1999 (02 May 1999)
PRIZREN - At least five people were killed and 23 were wounded in the NATO bombing of the Kurilo district of Prizren, Serbia's Kosovo-Metohija province, Saturday afternoon.
According to eyewitnesses in the city's Sangaj district near the refinery, powerful detonations smashed all windows on the local community center, tearing roof tiles on surrounding houses.
This morning's strong blasts heavily damaged houses in the districts Bivolje and Dedina, which are on opposite banks of the Rasina.
www.ess.uwe.ac.uk /Kosovo/Kosovo-Current_News123.htm   (967 words)

 YDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
During talks with the head of the district of Pec Jovo Popovic, the Russian delegation was informed about the political and security situation in this part of Metohija which was exposed to several-month destructive terrorist activities.
It was also said that the conclusions of the Yugoslav Assembly and the National Assembly of Serbia are a certain basis for the normalization of the situation in Kosovo and Metohija based on the equality of all citizens.
Head of the Kosovo district of Serbia's southern province of Kosovo and Metohija Veljko Odalovic met on Monday a team of Finnish forensic experts headed by Foreign Ministry Ambassador Tim Lahelm.
www.suc.org /news/yds/b081298_e.html   (3439 words)

The mass killings of Albanians began in the villages of Likoshan, district of Gllogoc, and that of Qirez, district of Sk‘nderaj.
At about 7.00 p.m., in front of the District assembly in Vushtrri, fire shots were heard and then, large police forces were stationed in different parts of the town.
PRIZREN: A military unit with 2 armoured cars was stationed at the gas station in the vicinity of Piran.
www.peacelink.nu /KOSOVA/Kosova_kronologi.html   (15621 words)

 Balkan Repository Project - 7   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
PRIZREN, September 10 - The Center for Peace and Tolerance in Prizren stated that since July 17, 69 persons were killed, 85 kidnapped and 15 raped in this Southwest City in Kosovo and Metohija.
Torched were 293 houses, while over 95 percent of the Serb population were driven away from the Prizren district only.
The few remaining Serbian families that want to leave Prizren and villages had to gather in the last shelter, the Prizren Orthodox Theology School.
www.balkan-archive.org.yu /kosovo_crisis/Sep_10/7.html   (807 words)

 Wochenbericht 457 von KMDLNJ/CDHRF - Weekly report 457 - from February 1 until February 7, 1999
He was taken to the Security Centre in Prizren and was severely ill-treated in order to confess that he had come to Prizren by the KLA order.In Grazhdanik, three policemen severely ill-treated Mevlan Hoxha from Vlashnja and Fatmir Susuri from Zhur, who suffered injuries and had to seek for medical assistance.
PRIZREN: On their way home, Selajdin Qemal Kadriu (1962) and Sadri Haxhi Qovanaj (1974) with his wife - all from Petrova, were arrested by the Serbian police.
On 30 January, in the outskirts of Prizren, Ahmet Tafil Mazreku from Dushanova was arrested.
www.bndlg.de /~wplarre/week457.htm   (3860 words)

 Massacres of refugeesJune 14   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Genocide-like character of the NATO's aggression was also displayed by the killing of the refugees in order to prevent them back to their homes, where from they fled exactly due to the bombing.
On the road between Prizren and Suva Reka, in the village of Korisa, the convoy of the Albanian refugees returning to their homes was shelled.
On the road between Djakovica and Prizren, in broad daylight, a convoy of the civilian vehicles with nearly 400 Albanian refugees from the two villages from Djakovica district and one from the Prizren district was blasted.
krasniesviety.iespana.es /yug05.htm   (253 words)

 UNMIK Press Releases 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Four criminal law judges and two civil law judges were sworn in to serve on the Pristina District Court, and three civil law judges joined the Pristina Municipal Court in a ceremony which took place in the District Court.
The first task of the Pristina District Court has been to travel around Kosovo to hold hearings in cases where people have been detained by KFOR on suspicion of committing various crimes ranging from looting to arson to murder.
All have served as members of a previous judiciary and were appointed on the basis of recommendations by the Joint Advisory Commission on Provisional Judicial Appointments, established by UNMIK on 28 June.
www.unmikonline.org /press/press/pr18.html   (478 words)

 News @ Serbian Unity Congress | Demographic history of Kosovo, Wikipedia, July 22, 2005
Müller gives data for the three counties (Bezirke) of Prizren, Pec and Djakovica which roughly covered Metohija, the portion adjacent to Albania and most affected by Albanian settlers.
The most populous western districts of Djakovica and Pec were said to have between 20,000 and 25,000 Albanian households, as against some 5,000 Serbian ones.
A map of the Serbian census of 1921[1] shows that most of the terrirory was settled by Albanians, with Serbian enclaves around Prizren, Sredska Zupa and Pristina.
news.serbianunity.net /bydate/2005/July_22/18.html   (1492 words)

 A Fragile Peace
The District Court in Mitrovica was conducting investigations in at least four such cases, while a mobile court had ordered the detention of another person suspected of war crimes in Lipljan.
In Prizren, the KLA is said to operate its own "parallel justice system": a self-styled "prosecutor" calls people considered to be "collaborators" for "informative talks," during which they are reportedly threatened and intimidated.
Presence of international experts in District Courts: the Lawyers Committee is of the view that, during an interim period, District Courts would benefit from the presence of prosecutors and judges from civil law countries, particularly in Europe.
www.reliefweb.int /library/documents/fragilepeace.htm   (15193 words)

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The Prizren court has been robbed three times and, at one of the two trials that have taken place so far, the family of the defendant almost caused a riot when the verdict - 14 years in prison - was read.
Thus far, 22 criminal trials have begun in Prizren, which is the only district court currently with the lay judges that are required for trial.
The law stipulations that individuals under investigation must be brought to trial within 6 months of arrest, and that police involved in a case must provide statements to the investigating judge in person.
www.iwpr.net /archive/bcr/bcr_19991125_3_eng.txt   (1253 words)

 chapter 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The District of Prizren, including the regions of Prizren, Gjakova, Vranishta, Drin, Istog, Podrimja, Luma and Suhareka, had 118 communes with 463 villages, with a total number of 30,000 houses, the absolute majority of which belonged to the Albanians.
The Yugoslav-Turkish Convention on the expatriation of the Albanians to Anatolia is one of the original documents that presents permanent genocide exerted on the Albanian population in general., Although this document was not ratified and implemented in the way it was planned, it had hard consequences for the future of the Albanian population.
It ought to be underlined that two regions: Luma and Has in the district of Prizren, were a territory of Albania according to the London Conference, nevertheless, the SCSK held it occupied until 1920.
salam.muslimsonline.com /~albanian/chapter2.html   (4173 words)

 DPI - Foreign Media Monitoring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Jetullah Qarri was indicted Monday by an international prosecutor at Prizren district court in southern Kosovo, U.N. Mission in Kosovo spokesman Andrea Angeli said.
Jetullah Qarri, a former rebel commander of the now-disbanded Kosovo Liberation Army, is charged with possession and control of the mines, four shotguns and two sniper rifles, two rocket launchers and 160 rounds of various ammunition, said Andrea Angeli, a U.N. spokesman in Kosovo.
Batic said: "Under a final ruling of the District Court in Pristina passed in 1997, which was confirmed by a ruling of the Supreme Court of Serbia, Hashim Thaqi has been found guilty of the crime of terrorism that he committed back in 1993.
www.unmikonline.org /press/2003/wire/Jul/imm020703AM.htm   (3885 words)

 ATA Homepage - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The district council said that the food supply and other equipment had been covered by a cooperation with humanitarian and religious foundations and associations.
According to the witnesses of the members of Kosova Democratic Union in Prizren managed to enter in Albania on Saturday the Serb propaganda is trying to present in every way possible that the fight of the Serb military against NATO is the right one and to achieve this aim hundreds incredible scenes have been elaborated.
The cultural activist in Prizren Ramush Rushiti said that the Serb soldiers placed in the town's environs are looking for giving up, but this thing creates difficulties especially for the secret service that is operating in the military.
www.telpress.it /ata/1999/may_99/hdarch01.htm   (4056 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
PRIZREN,July 20 (Beta)-Two unoccupied Serb-owned houses were burnt to the ground last night in the Podkaljaja settlement, Prizren, Kosovo, according to Beta's Serbian Orthodox Church sources.
Jovanovic returned to her home last Monday and hoped to remain in the family house.
Church sources from the Raska-Prizren district insisted that the act was intended to "demoralize would-be returnees".
www.mfa.gov.yu /Policy/CI/KIM/210703_1_e.html   (70 words)

 Joint UNESCO, CoE and IFLA/FAIFE Kosova Library Mission: Report/April 2000: Libraries in Kosova/Kosovo
The Mitrovice district is the most northernly region in Kosova bordering the Federal Yugoslav Republic of Serbia to the north-west, north and north-east.
The district borders the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the south and to the Federal Yugoslav Republic of Serbia to the east.
The Prizren district constitutes the southernmost part of Kosova and is bounded to the south-west by the mountainous border to Albania and to the south-east by the mountainous border to the Former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia.
www.ifla.org /faife/faife/kosova/kosorepo.htm   (19010 words)

 A PILOTLESS AIRCRAFT DOWNED OVER KOSMET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
NATO warplanes raided the Klokot Banja district during the morning.
The village of Batuse, Kosovo Polje district, was hit with one missile at 10.17 a.m.
Three missiles were fired on the Lipljan district at 11.40 a.m.
www.aeronautics.ru /natodowntanjug02.htm   (145 words)

 Serbia Info News / Aggressor worsens humanitarian catastrophe in Yugoslavia
NATO warplanes, which flew over the entire Kosovo and Metohija region throughout Monday, bombed the Prizren district in the evening, the provincial media centre has said.
Monday was the fifth day in a row that NATO bombed the Prizren district almost constantly.
Dobricevo farm complex, the oldest in Serbia, was bombed by NATO on May 26 with six missiles, and on May 27 with ten missiles.
www.serbia-info.com /news/1999-06/02/12277.html   (600 words)

 Balkan Repository Project - TERRORIST ATTACKS IN THE PROVINCE OF KOSOVO AND METOHIJA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Criminal charges were pressed against unidentified perpetrators for the criminal offence of terrorism under Article 125 of the FRY Penal Code (KU 1/98 of 13 January 1998, District Public Prosecutor's Office in Pristina).
Criminal charges were pressed against unidentified perpetrators for the criminal offence of terrorism under Article 125 of the FRY Penal Code (KU 7/98 of 26 January 1998, Prizren District Public Prosecutors's Office).
On 24 January 1998, around 8.40 p.m., in the village of Grabanica, municipality of Klina, a terrorist attack was mounted with a rocket launcher on the house owned by Jagos Djuricic of Klina police.
www.balkan-archive.org.yu /politics/kosovo/html/uck_attacks.html   (5170 words)

 Yugoslav Daily Survey, 98-08-20
A group of nearly 80 ethnic Albanians from the Prizren district in Kosov o and Metohija sent a letter to Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic on Wednesday, voicing indignation at the actions of ethnic-Albanian terroris ts.
Furjanovic pointed to the problem of Serbs and members of other ethnic g roups abducted by ethnic Albanian terrorists, underlining that there were women and children among the abducted and urging international humanitar ian organizations to mediate their release.
Head of the Kosovo district Veljko Odalovic called on Wednesday upon all Albanians from Kosovo and Metohija, forced by terrorist activities to le ave, to return to their homes, pointing out that the state of Serbia guar anteed security to all those who have not violated the law.
www.hri.org /news/balkans/yds/1998/98-08-20.yds.html   (2619 words)

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