case-for-kosovo-village-massacres-sent-for-retrial
31 Mar 15 Serbian Fighters’ Kosovo Massacre Convictions Overturned

A verdict convicting nine former Serbian fighters of killing more than 118 Albanians near the Kosovo town of Pec/Peja in 1999 was annulled and the case sent for retrial.

Full Article
kla-war-veterans-demolish-govt-gate
30 Mar 15 Kosovo Police Halt Angry War Veterans’ Rally

Kosovo Liberation Army veterans broke into the courtyard of the government building during a protest calling on the authorities to start paying them state benefits.

Full Article
witness-asked-ivanovic-to-rescue-her-son
27 Mar 15 Kosovo Serb Leader Ivanovic ‘Accompanied Paramilitary Abductors’

A witness at Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic’s trial said she saw him with a paramilitary police group that seized her son and appealed to him for help.

Full Article
suhareka-mourns-war-victims
26 Mar 15 Kosovo Mourns Anniversary of Suhareka Killings

Hundreds of people gathered in the Kosovo town of Suhareka/Suva Reka to commemorate the 16th anniversary of attacks by Serbian forces that left more than 500 civilians dead.

Full Article
petition-for-kosovo-s-missing-professor
25 Mar 15 Kosovo Urged to Intensify Hunt for Missing Activist

More than 13,000 people in the town of Rahovec/Orahovac signed a petition urging the authorities to establish what happened to prominent professor and activist Ukshin Hoti, who disappeared in 1999.

Full Article
serbia-won-t-forget-nato-victims
25 Mar 15 Serbia Mourns NATO Bombing Victims

Hundreds of people gathered in Belgrade on the 16th anniversary of the air strikes on Yugoslavia that ended the Kosovo war in 1999 to commemorate the victims of NATO’s bombing.

Full Article
kosovo-president-nato-air-strikes-were-humanitarian-acts
24 Mar 15 Kosovo President: NATO Air Strikes Were ‘Humanitarian’

On the 16th anniversary of the launch of NATO’s strikes on Yugoslavia, President Atifete Jahjaga said the Western military intervention had prevented genocide and helped set Kosovo free.

Full Article
tensions-in-kosovo-north-over-homes-of-returnees
23 Mar 15 North Kosovo Land Row Stalls Post-War Rebuilding

Competing claims from Albanians and Serbs over land in Mitrovica in northern Kosovo have prevented the reconstruction of houses for people seeking to return after the 1990s conflict.

Full Article
president-jahjaga-says-rape-victims-are-stigmatised
20 Mar 15 Kosovo President Says Rape Victims Still Stigmatised

President Atifete Jahjaga has demanded more institutional support for wartime rape victims, saying too many people in Kosovo still regard the issue as a taboo subject.

Full Article
march-events-have-faded-kosovo-s-image
18 Mar 15 Deadly 2004 Unrest ‘Damaged Kosovo’s Image’

Political analysts in Pristina said that Kosovo’s image has suffered because of violent unrest 11 years ago that left 19 people dead.

Full Article
refugees-in-montenegro-plan-return-to-kosovo
17 Mar 15 Refugees in Montenegro Plan Return to Kosovo

Hundreds of refugees who fled Kosovo during the late 1990s and are now living in Montenegro say they are ready to go home if the authorities in both countries assist them.

Full Article
the-armed-man-played-in-kosovo
16 Mar 15 British Composer Commemorates Kosovo War Dead

The Kosovo Philharmonic marked its 15th anniversary with the Pristina premiere of an anti-war mass by British composer Karl Jenkins, which is dedicated to victims of the 1998-99 conflict.

Full Article
politics-main-obstacle-to-discover-missing-persons
12 Mar 15 Relatives of Missing Persons in Kosovo Demand Action

Missing persons associations from divided Mitrovica on Thursday accused both Kosovo and Serbia of failing to shed light on the fate of 1,655 missing persons from the Kosovo conflict.

Full Article
war-veterans-warn-for-violent-protest
11 Mar 15 Kosovo War Veterans Threaten Violent Protest

Around 100 Kosovo Liberation Army veterans warned of possible unrest unless the government publishes its headcount of ex-fighters, enabling them to receive pensions, within a week.

Full Article
ngo-calls-for-mayor-s-removal-after-milosevic-street-scandal
10 Mar 15 Kosovo Mayor Slammed for ‘Milosevic Street’ Plan

A Kosovo human rights NGO has called for the removal of the mayor of a Serb-majority municipality which proposed to name a street after deceased Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic.

Full Article

Daily Newsletter

* indicates required
Balkan Transitional Justice Daily
Email Format