Author: Marisa López González

Press freedom in Kosovo, a post-war country

25th April 2018

Kosovo Liberation Army (UÇK) soldiers. Photo: Wikipedia Commons By Paula Cámara and Marisa López The Kosovo war 18 years ago has created an untouchable upper class that put press freedom at stake making it hard to report about controversial topics in the country.    “What happened after the war is that a lot of UÇK -the Kosovo […]

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Scenes of Mitrovica, a Fortress for the Serbian Minority in Kosovo

14th April 2018

The Mitrovica bridge from the South part of the city. Photo: Marisa López In Mitrovica, a city in the northern region of Kosovo, the vivid memory of a war that ended in 1998 lays dormant in the city’s streets and bridges. The North and South are divided by the Ibar river. Several bridges connect the […]

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“The best way to prove you have your own state now, is accepting Serbians as your minority” – Una Hajdari, Kosovo journalist

14th April 2018

Una Hajdara during the interview at her office in Pristina. Photo: Marisa López From Pristina, Una Hajdari is a Balkan based reporter able to talk both officials languages of Kosovo, Albanian and Serbian, leading her to become a well-known journalist, respected by both sides. In her work, she has focused is on nationalism, inter-ethnic tensions and […]

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Vladimir Milic: memories of a childhood between bombs and violence

13th April 2018

Vladimir Milic (26). Background Saint Demetrius Orthodox Church in Mitrovica. Photo: Marisa López Albanians were the biggest victims during the Kosovo war (1998- 1999). Since then, the roles have changed. After the defeat of the Serbians, Albanians became the majority ethnic group leaving the Serbian minority now feeling oppressed in some Kosovo regions. “You have to […]

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Milorad Trifunovic, 20 years pursuing the truth after the kidnapping of his brother

13th April 2018

Milorad Trifunovic (70) in his office surrounded by photos of missing people. In the sign “57 murdered and 27 kidnapper Serb workers of the Electric Power Industry. Is anyone responsible? North of Mitrovica. Photo: Marisa López Miroslav Trifunovic represents one of the 1.665 persons who are still missing from the hostilities during that period.  His brother, Milorad, […]

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Kosovar Youth Waiting to Take the Power. But They Need Jobs

3rd April 2018

A group of young men walking in the centre of Pristina, Kosovo. Photo: Marisa López It has been said that the future of a country lies within the power of its youth. In Kosovo, a small country of two million inhabitants, more than a half of the population falls under the age of 29 making […]

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Welcome to EUROVIEWS 2018

21st November 2017

We are glad to welcome you to the EUROVIEWS 2018 web magazine. Starting from March 28, we will post stories from the edges of Europe – from four different countries. Euroviews brings you stories from the edges of Europe. We take our audience where political and socio-economic tensions shaped physical and sometimes invisible barriers within […]

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