Kosovo Police on Wednesday arrested Fuad Ramiqi, leader of Levizja Islamike Bashkohu [Islamic Movement Unite], LISBA, a hard-line Muslim organization that has transformed itself into a political party.
BELGRADE - The Association of Journalists of Serbia (UNS) and the Association of Journalists of Kosovo-Metohija (DNKiM) condemned on Friday the latest vandalism of the memorial to the missing journalists in KiM, and urged the international and Kosovo institutions to launch an investigation immediately.
PRISTINA - Leading imam of a mosque in Pristina Sefcet Krasnici was arrested on Thursday along with sseveral other people, the local media have reported.
Krasnici is accused of inciting radical views, often through his lectures as professor at the theology college in Pristina, the media say.
An arsenal was found in his vehicle earlier, but the Kosovo police took no action.
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - Mayor of North Kosovska Mitrovica Goran Rakic has told TV Most that the Kosovo police had informed him on Wednesday that there were preparations for his assassination.
"Some other sources have informed me that one ethnic Albanian individual has been arrested," he said, adding that he was not concerned because he had faith in the police and their efforts.
Avni Zahiti, Kosovo Police Spokesperson, told BIRN that a man was shot dead and two others were wounded in the woods near Kolloverga, a Kosovo Albanian village near the Serb-run municipality of Zubin Potok.
Albion Brahimi, one of the wounded, told Express online that the gunfire came from a person in Serbian army uniform.
Stevan Sindjelic, of the special police unit known as the Gendarmerie, died Thursday in Belgrade, after being shot by unknown attackers, reportedly illegal loggers from Kosovo.
Following his death, Nebojsa Stefanovic, the Interior Minister, said Serbia would not tolerate “terrorist attacks on its territory and the police would respond with force to any attack.