Tear gas, water cannon in Kosovo as protesters clash with riot police

Pamje nga protestat e javës së kaluar në Prishtinë. ©THE Frontliner/Vedat Xhymshiti...

Police clashed with a crowd of some 2,000 people who rallied in Kosovo’s capital, Pristina, to call for the dismissal of a Serb minister they accuse of insulting Albanian war victims. Tear gas was deployed to disperse the rally. The riots are on going. Police used violence also against the press.

Vedat Xhymshiti; is an independent journalist and war correspondent. He has reported on a number of Middle Eastern conflicts from the Arab Spring in 2010 to the current Syrian civil war. He has been published in various media including Der Spiegel, NY Times, TIME, Paris Match, Le Monde ect. He is specialized in International Relations and Diplomacy. Xhymshiti is also a print media critic, a columnist for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, and founder of THEFrontliner.net

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