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  • Gypsies of Kosovo : DECAN

    DECAN

    Date: 10 October 1999

    Municipality: Decan

    Town/Village: Decan

    Caste: Makeupi³

    Houses Occupied Before War: 20

    Houses Occupied Now: 0

    Houses Destroyed: 20

    People Before War: about 200

    People Now: 0

    Informant: Istref Shabani

    Food Aid Today:

    Medical Aid Today:

    Whereabouts of People Who Left: Montenegro.

    Resistance to Resettlement: Can't return. Local Albanians do not want any Gypsies living in their community

    Notes: Maxhupi were also reported by this informant to be living in the towns of Junik, and Carabreg before the war, but we could not find anyone there today or anyone who could give us information about Gypsies in these two communities.

    ³ Many Kosovar Gypsies refuse to call themselves anything but Maxhupi (Magjupi) I have always noted for "caste" what they call themselves, what they insist on being called

    Date: 10 October 1999

    Municipality: Decan

    Town/Village: Gramaqel

    Caste: Maxhupi

    Houses Occupied Before War: 12

    Houses Occupied Now: 12

    Houses Destroyed: 0

    People Before War: about 120

    People Now: about 120

    Informant: Ramadan Jollaj, living in Glogian

    Food Aid Today: Mother Teresa

    Medical Aid Today: local clinic Rezniq

    Whereabouts of People Who Left:

    Resistance to Resettlement:

    Notes:

    Date: 10 October 1999

    Municipality: Decan

    Town/Village: Prilep

    Caste: Maxhupi

    Houses Occupied Before War: 4

    Houses Occupied Now:0

    Houses Destroyed: 4, all burned by Albanians after the war.

    People Before War: about 40

    People Now: 0

    Informant: Ramadan Jollaj, living in Glogian

    Food Aid Today:

    Medical Aid Today:

    Whereabouts of People Who Left: unknown.

    Resistance to Resettlement: unknown.

    Notes:

    Date: 10 October 1999

    Municipality: Decan

    Town/Village: Rezniq

    Caste: Maxhupi

    Houses Occupied Before War: 5

    Houses Occupied Now: 1

    Houses Destroyed: 4, by Albanians after the war.

    People Before War: 50

    People Now: 10

    Informant: Ramadan Jollaj, living in Glogian

    Food Aid Today: Mother Teresa

    Medical Aid Today: local clinic in Rezniq

    Whereabouts of People Who Left: Sarejevo.

    Resistance to Resettlement: unknown.

    Notes:

    Date: 10 October 1999

    Municipality: Decan

    Town/Village: Shaptej

    Caste: Maxhupi

    Houses Occupied Before War: 3

    Houses Occupied Now: 2

    Houses Destroyed: 1, burned by Serbs after the war.

    People Before War: 23

    People Now: 18

    Informant: Ramadan Jollaj, living in Glogian

    Food Aid Today: Mother Teresa

    Medical Aid Today: local clinic in Rezniq

    Whereabouts of People Who Left: Sarejevo.

    Resistance to Resettlement: unknown.

    Notes: