The social history of the Province of Kosovo (before February 2003)

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UN Inter-Agency Update on Kosovo
Situation Report 64, 19–23 September 1998. Report compiled by UNHCR with support from OCHA and with inputs from UN Agencies and other humanitarian organizations in former Yugoslavia and Albania. The humanitarian plight of the 291,000 refugees and displaced from Kosovo province.
KLA Accused of Beating Gypsies
By John Ward Anderson, Washington Post, Saturday 19 June 1999. Prisoners had apparently been accused of collaborating with Serbs during the war. The captives, described as Gypsies, told German troops that rebels from the Kosovo Liberation Army had detained them for allegedly looting the homes of ethnic Albanians.
Serbs in Kosovo
BETAWEEK, 8 July 1999. According to the Church's estimates, 100,000 Serbs and Montenegrins have left the Serbian province of Kosovo, since the withdrawal of the Yugoslav army and police. Demographic changes in Kosovo caused by violence, the massive expulsion of Albanians, NATO's air campaign, and the coming of Kosovo under international control appreciably influence political life in the whole region, particularly in Serbia and Yugoslavia.
Gypsies—‘The Most Unwanted’
By Vesna Peric-Zimonjic, InterPress Service, 12 August 1999. Caught in the middle of the Balkans' strife, the Gypsies of Kosovo have the absurd privilege of being “the most unwanted” in the land of ethnic hatred. Mass exodus.