United Roma Party of Kosovo


The United Roma Party of Kosovo (Albanian: Partia Rome e Bashkuar e Kosovës, PREBK, Romani: Partia Romani Yekhipeski pi Kosova, PRYK) is a political party in Kosovo founded in 2000.[1] It represents the interests of the Romani community in Kosovo.

United Roma Party of Kosovo
Partia Rome e Bashkuar e Kosovës
Partia Romani Yekhipeski pi Kosova
LeaderAlbert Kinoli
Founded12 June 2005
IdeologyRomani minority politics
Assembly
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Mayors
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Website
www.prebk-ks.com

Electoral history


At the 2004 parliamentary election, the party won 0.2% of the popular vote and 1 out of 120 seats in the Assembly of Kosovo, held by Zilfi Merdža.[2]

In the 2017 elections Albert Kinoli won a seat in the assembly with the party gaining 955 votes for 0.13% of the vote. In 2018 the United Roma Party joined five other parties in demanding the resignation of Gjergj Dedaj, after he referred to Turkey and Serbia as “cruel rulers” who are seeking to regain their influence in Kosovo.[3]

In the 2019 parliamentary election, the party won 0.12% of the popular vote and 1 seat in the assembly.[4]

References


  1. Nicolae, Valeriu; Hannah Slavik (2007). Roma diplomacy. International Debate Education Association. p. 221. ISBN 978-1-932716-33-7.
  2. "Zilfi Merdža". List of the Deputies of the Kosovo Assembly. Republic of Kosovo Assembly. Retrieved 24 October 2010.
  3. "Kosovo Minority MPs Threaten to Quit Govt over 'Hate Post'".
  4. "Zgjedhjet e parakohshme për Kuvendin e Republikës së Kosovës 2019" (in Albanian). Retrieved 3 April 2021.