Relatives of murdered Kosovo Liberation Army commander Adem Jashari criticised football fans who prevented a busload of foreign students from entering the Jashari Memorial Complex in Prekaz because they suspected some of them were Serbs.
British journalist Vaughan Smith told BIRN how he witnessed Serbian forces’ bloody assault on the complex of Kosovo Liberation Army co-founder Adem Jashari in March 1998 – the incident that marked the beginning of the Kosovo war.
With the ‘night of fires’ torch procession, Kosovo ends its three-day commemoration paying respect to KLA commander Adem Jashari and his family, killed 21 years ago on Thursday.
Kosovo Security Forces lit the annual bonfire to mark the 20th anniversary of the Prekaz attack, often referred to as the beginning of the Kosovo War.
As Kosovo marks the 20th anniversary of the attack against the Jashari family -- often referred to as the beginning of the Kosovo War -- we look at the story behind the 'Epopeja.'