4 August 2011 – Against the background of the flaring tensions in Northern Kosovo, the Ministry of Interior of the Land Baden-Württemberg, Rheinhold Gall, has decided to stall the forced repatriation of Roma to Serbia and Kosovo.

According to the German news agency DPA, a Ministry spokesman explained, that the Minister considers that the security situation of Roma is particularly unsafe. A delegation of the Parliament of the German Land in charge of dealing with appeals will visit Kosovo in Autumn to make a final assessment of the situation.

Chachipe a.s.b.l.