Emilie Forte

Ivanović's assassination in the context of Kosovo Serbs’ lives in Kosovo

For several days now, international media speak about the assassination of Oliver Ivanović and regret the death of a Kosovo Serb moderate leader. In Mitrovica, particularly, but also in the other Serbian parts of Kosovo, the assassination of Ivanović came as a painful shock. Despite the sadness, the assassination of this well-known and respected leader, could give an unprecedented international visibility for several years, for the Serbs who live in Kosovo. 

In 1999, Kosovo received a huge media coverage due to the NATO bombing. Since that date, however, it slowly...