Kosovo Roma writer and politician Kujtim Pacaku passed away on Wednesday. He was 59. Speaker of Parliament Kadri Veseli expressed condolences to his family and his colleagues.
Pacaku was member of Kosovo Parliament representing Roma community. Recently he was awarded as Ambassador of Peace for Balkans during a conference for culture and peace. Pacaku as part of the Kosovo Parliament has advocated for the rights of Roma community in Kosovo. He is also was respected in Kosovo’s literature circles as poet and writer.