Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Maxhere / Serbia: 14-12-2008) A small boy is waving the Albanian flag while men are marching into the village of Maxhere, located in the Preshevo valley near the Southern borde...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Maxhere / Serbia: 14-12-2008) The groom's family came to pick up the bride Xhejlane Salihu and bring her to their village for a traditional Albanian wedding ceremony. In the pa...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 06-01-2009) Around 2000 people gather at the central square in front of the municipality to demonstrate for the release of 10 men from Presevo who were arres...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 05-01-2009) Members of the Organization of UCPMB war veterans. giving clothes and blankets to the wife of Faton Hajdari. Together with nine other Presevo men...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 06-01-2009) The wife of Faton Hajdari is one of the nearly 2000 people demonstrating on the central square outside the municipality of Presevo. They call for...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 06-01-2009) Around 2000 people gather at the central square in front of the municipality to demonstrate for the release of 10 men from Presevo who were arres...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Maxhere / Serbia: 14-12-2008) A friend of the bride Xhejlane Salihu, dressed in a traditional Albanian dress, waiting outside the family house for the arrival of the groom's fa...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Maxhere / Serbia: 14-12-2008) Children on a muddy road in the village of Maxhere located in the Presevo valley near the Southern border between Serbia and Kosovo. ~Although the...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 15-12-2008) The Serbian Lahujema Jueuiogujeba (27) is a Serbian teacher from Vranje teaching Serbian at the Skanderbeg gymnasium in Preshevo. This gymnasium...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Bujanovac/ Serbia: 14-12-2008) Local Albanian singers are performing Albanian songs in a bar in Bujanovac. Albania, Albania, we all have to go to Albania. Bujanovac is ethnic d...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 15-12-2008) A monument for Skanderbeg in front of the Skanderbeg gymnasium in Preshevo. This gymnasium has 1010 pupils, only 27 are Serbs. Although Preshevo...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 04-01-2009) The only Albanian member of Parliament Riza Halimi is visiting the families of the arrested men to give them support. Here here he is talking wit...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Orahovica / Serbia: 15-12-2008) A police post in front of a Serbian Orthodox church, where no religious ceremonies have been held for years. Although nobody would say it out lo...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Maxhere / Serbia: 14-12-2008) The Albanina bride Xhejlane Salihu is leaving her family house, picked-up by family and friend who will bring her to her new house in an other vil...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 04-01-2009) A newspaper from Kosovo reports on the aggressive arrests by the Serbian special police of 10 men from Presevo. Suspected former Kosovo Liberatio...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 04-01-2009) he wife of Nazif Asani explains her story of the night when her husband was arrested by Serbian special police to the mayor of Presevo (on photo)...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Maxhere / Serbia: 14-12-2008) The Albanian bride Xhejlane Salihu is crying, bidding goodbye to her brothers before she leaves her parents' house. Family members of the groom pi...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Maxhere / Serbia: 14-12-2008) The grandfather of the bride Xhejlane Salihu waiting in their house for the arrival of the groom's family. They would bring his granddaughter to a...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 01-05-2009) A poster on the wall of a house of the PDSH, the local Democratic Party of Albanians, dating from the last municipality elections in spring 2008....
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Orahovica / Serbia: 15-12-2008) Latifi Musa got wounded in the 2001 war, when he fought for UCPMB. His injuries left him unable to work, and he is financially supported by the...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Maxhere / Serbia: 14-12-2008) The Albanian bride Xhejlane Salihu is surrounded by friends preparing her for her upcoming wedding in a traditional Albanian ceremony. In the past...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo valley / Serbia: 14-12-2008) Numerous monuments of UCPMB martyrs were erected in the mountains around Presevo. These Albanian fighters got killed in the 2001 war betwe...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Maxhere / Serbia: 14-12-2008) The groom's family came to pick up the bride Xhejlane Salihu and bring her to their village for a traditional Albanian wedding ceremony. In the pa...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 07-01-2009) A window doll dressed in the uniform of the UCPMB in the office of the Organization of UCPMB war veterans. In this war, the UCPMB, a guerrilla ar...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Maxhere / Serbia: 14-12-2008) Inside the house of Sali Salihu, pictures of gone and cherished times. ~~Although the Preshevo valley is situated in Serbia, a huge majority is et...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 05-01-2009) On December 26 the Serbian special police arrested in Presevo during a rate 10 suspected former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters for war crimes ag...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 14-12-2008) TSadat Nihiu, chairman of the Organization of UCPMB war veterans in his office surrounded by posters of martyrs of the 2001 war. Back then, the S...
Dirk-Jan Visser
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(Photo Dirk-Jan Visser: Preshevo / Serbia: 04-01-2009) The only Albanian member of Parliament Riza Halimi is visiting the families of the arrested men to give them support. Here he is talking with the...