Unpacking Political Dynamics in the Serbian Community in Kosovo

Shpat Balaj / 1 Aug 2023

This op-ed provides insights into the complex political landscape and challenges faced by the Serbian community in Kosovo, highlighting the issues of political instrumentalization and marginalization of the Serbian community at the hands of political elites in Serbia, organized crime groups backed by political support, facilitation of malign influence, and the political dimension of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC).

The article was written as part of the project "The Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Democratic Backsliding and External Actors’ Influence" led by the Prague Security Studies Institute, sponsored by National Endowment for Democracy (NED). For more information, visit: www.balkancrossroads.com.