Monday, April 2, 2012

Media reaction to 'Boj za Kosovo'

BELGRADE - The Serb diaspora organization 28. Jun has organized a global awareness campaign and donation drive which resulted in the shipment of medical supplies worth over USD 1.5 million to the Gracanica Medical Center in Kosovo.

According to the 28. Jun website, the aid container left the port of Seattle (USA), on March 12, where 28. Jun and is currently en route to Thessaloniki, Greece where it will be offloaded and then transported by truck through Macedonia and to Gracanica. The container is scheduled to reach Gracanica's Medical Center just before Serbian Easter on April 15.

The extensive effort spanned over 6 months, 28. Jun President Filip Filipi said, uniting Serb communities in over 80 cities across 30 different countries around the world. FULL STORY

The Serbian media extensively covered 28. Jun's shipment of aid to Serbs in Kosovo. The story had widespread circulation and we are very grateful for the coverage our intiative has received. Below are a few of the more prominent media outlets that picked up the story:

RTS http://www.rts.rs/page/rts/sr/RTS+Satelit/story/1518/SAT+vesti/1070360/Pomo%C4%87+od+milion+i+po+dolara+na+putu+za+Gra%C4%8Danicu.html

RTV http://www.rtv.rs/sr_lat/drustvo/gracanici-1-5-miliona-dolara-od-srpske-dijaspore_308785.html

Pravda http://www.pravda.rs/2012/03/26/filip-filipi-pomaze-srbima-na-kosovu/

Novosti http://www.novosti.rs/vesti/planeta.301.html:372426-Gracanici-15-miliona-dolara-od-srpske-dijaspore

Mondo http://www.mondo.rs/s238611/Info/Hronika_i_Drustvo/Od_dijaspore_za_Gracanicu_15_miliona_dolara_.html

Tanjug http://www.tanjug.rs/news/36819/serb-diaspora-sends-usd-1-5-mil-to-gracanica.htm

Vesti http://www.vesti.rs/Estrada/Filip-Filipi-salje-1-5-miliona-dolara-na-Kosovo.html

Novinar http://www.novinar.de/2012/03/27/zdravstvenim-ustanovama-na-kosovu-pomoc-od-milion-i-po-dolara.html

Radio KIM http://www.radiokim.net/vesti/zdravstvenim-ustanovama-na-kosovu-pomoc-od-milion-i-po-dolara.html

Serbia Times http://serbia-times.com/times/4018-serb-diaspora-sends-usd-15-mil-to-gracanica

Dnevne Novine http://dnevnenovine.rs/vesti/od-dijaspore-za-gracanicu-15-miliona-dolara-2/