Arbana Xharra

Arbana Xharra has won several awards for her investigative reporting in Kosovo. 

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She has been a journalist for more than a decade, and has worked for leading newspapers Koha Ditore and Zeri. Her fellowship story looks at changing attitudes towards Islam in Kosovo.

Fellowship Article


Followers of stricter forms of Islam are demanding more rights in Kosovo, provoking a backlash among secularists.


08 Jun 2012 / 18:02

Keeping the Faith

Arbana Xharra

Prayer time on Friday afternoon. Hundreds of men and boys gather at the Grand Mosque in the old quarter of Pristina, Kosovo’s capital. A few who can’t get into the packed building start praying on the street outside.

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