Serb defies town’s opposition to return to Kosovo home
15 August 2021 | 10:33 am
When Dragica Gasic tried to buy groceries in a local store, the Albanian owner barred her from entering. Her offence? Being the first and only Serb to return to this Kosovar town, which still bears the scars of a decades-old conflict.
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