Shpresa talks about the fight to save nature in her hometown Deçan and to save the Lumbardh river.
„They completely devastated and killed the river in that part, they left massive holes there, more than 10 meters deep down at some points, and then they basically said, „We're done, and that's it. “In 2016, Kilag did what they wanted to do, but now they're not doing anything for us. They aren't even fixing what they have destroyed.“
Even though Shpresa mostly doesn’t live in Kosovo anymore, the story of Kosovo and its rivers are emotionally part of her and her identity, her childhood memories. The destroying of Kosovo’s nature for her is the destruction of most ties to her home country. For a heartfelt account of activism, take a look at the newest Episode of the ConFESsions podcast.
The episode proves that our podcast became more than just a platform for highlighting challenges – ConFESsions Podcast is a place for true and candid stories on activism in Southeast Europe.
Reporter: Hana Sokolović
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