Arrest in the north of Kosovo for "violation of the constitutional order"

The Office for Kosovo in the Government of Serbia reacted to the arrest of Sofronijević with the statement that it was "the latest repression by the Kosovo police".

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Illustration, Photo: Reuters
Illustration, Photo: Reuters
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On Saturday, April 13, the Kosovo Police arrested Srećko Sofronijević at the Brnjak border crossing for participating in the 2021 protests, during an action against the smuggling of goods.

Then there was a conflict between the police and the demonstrators, which resulted in dozens of injuries on both sides, including Sofronijević.

The deputy director of the Kosovo police for the northern region, Veton Eljšani, told Radio Free Europe that Srećko Sofronijević was charged with "violation of the constitutional order" and that he was ordered to be detained for 48 hours.

Serbian List, the largest party of Serbs in Kosovo, which has the support of Belgrade, assessed that "the terror against Serbs by the regime in Pristina continues."

"There are more than 80 people on that list for arrest in connection with the attack on the constitutional order, some of whom are doctors, businessmen, political representatives of the Serbian people, directors of public institutions and institutions," stated the Serbian List.

They called on international representatives to "react urgently and prevent further oppression of Serbs".

The Office for Kosovo in the Government of Serbia reacted to the arrest of Sofronijević with the statement that it was "the latest repression by the Kosovo police".

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