“The whole world stood up on his feet because of a cartoon of Muhammad, but when all monasteries and churches destroyed, no one responds.” indeed. “Serbian Orthodox Monastery of Assumption of the Virgin Destroyed,” by Kisha D. Dorado for OCP News Service, January 4 (thanks to James):
Belgrade: Albanians last night completely destroyed the monastery “Assumption of the Virgin” in southern Serbia. Monastery of the Assumption of Virgin” [sic] which is located in the vicinity of Vladicin Han was vandalized last night. The door was smashed, and the entire interior were broken. The money from the candle sales and other item inside the monastery is stolen, and all the icons were smashed. Mother Paraskeva (62 years old) confirmed this information. She was very upset fear for her safety. “I”m afraid they will come back, but I”m not going anywhere. I”m here alone and old, but let them come, someone has to defend, “said Paraskeva.
“There’s nothing left, this is terrible! The whole world stood up on his feet because of a cartoon of Muhammad, but when all monasteries and churches destroyed, no one responds,” she added.Asked whether he knows who could have done this, Paraskeva replied that everything is known, but that no one will be interested in this case.
“Albanians from Kosovo were organized with the intention of coming to destroy the Serbian monasteries in this area! This is not the first time something like this happens. Last year on Good Friday they attacked me, I did not have a stick, who knows if I managed to defend myself, “said the visibly shaken Paraskeva.
“Albanians from Kosovo are organized and planned to come and destroy Serbian monasteries in this area. This is not the 1st time something like this happens. Last year on Good Friday they attacked me. If I didn-t [sic] have my stick, I would hardly protect myself….