The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) on Monday sentenced five men to prison for their roles in an organ trafficking syndicate. Two urologists at the Pristina Medicus Clinic, director Lufti Dervishi and his son Arban were sentenced to eight and seven years and three months respectively for organized crime and human [...]
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The EULEX Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo has opened several seconded positions. The Stabilisation Unit is looking for applications from suitable candidates for the positions advertised here: EULEX KOSOVO Annex I Call for Contribution 1-2013. The positions will all be one year secondments. Interested candidates are invited to fill the standard application form and to [...]
Yugoslav Army General Dragoljub Ojdanic withdrew his appeal against the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) verdict (Vol I – Vol II – Vol III – Vol IV) against him, when he was found guilty of deportation and “other inhumane acts” against Kosovo Albanians. The General confessed that he committed war crimes against Kosovo [...]
Today, the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) acquitted of all charges Ramush Haradinaj, the former Prime Minister of Kosovo and a former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA); and two ex-commanders of the KLA, Idriz Balaj and Lahi Brahimaj. The three Accused were charged as members of a [...]
by Mariya C. Nikolova A version with footnotes and references is available here. Introduction It has been commonly noted that the United Nations and European Union mandated missions in Kosovo lack proper accountability mechanisms for human rights violations committed in the course of their mandate. One of the main criticisms has been that victims of such [...]
Senior Kosovo politician and former KLA commander Fatmir Limaj won another legal battle today in Kosovo. A panel composed by two European Union judges and a Kosovar judge dropped the case against him and three associates. Mr Limaj was on trial in a war crime case by European Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX). [...]