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02 Sep 14 Serbia Locates Alleged Organ Trafficking Doctor

The Serbian authorities say that doctor Yusuf Sonmez, who is accused by the EU rule-of-law of mission in Kosovo of people trafficking and organised crime, has been located in Amsterdam.

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29 Aug 14 War Crimes Court in Focus at UN Kosovo Debate

At Friday's UN session on Kosovo, the formation of a special court to try war crimes committed by Kosovo Albanian fighters in the 1990s will be on the agenda.

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29 Aug 14 Kosovo Protesters Stop Serbs From Attending Church

Several hundred Kosovo Albanians protesting about missing persons from the conflict of the 1990s prevented a busload of Serbs from attending a church service in western Kosovo.

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27 Aug 14 Yugoslav General to Serve War Crimes Term in Finland

Former Yugoslav Army general Nebojsa Pavkovic, convicted of murders and deportations in Kosovo in 1999, will serve his 22-year sentence in Finland, rather than in Serbia as Belgrade would like.

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kosovo-serb-leader-pleads-not-guilty-for-war-crimes
26 Aug 14 Kosovo Serb Leader Pleads Innocent to War Crimes

Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic pleaded not guilty to committing war crimes during the Kosovo conflict and inciting the murder of Albanians during clashes that erupted afterwards.

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21 Aug 14 Serbia Hunt for Kosovo War Bodies Inconclusive

Investigators have failed to find more corpses of Kosovo Albanian victims during a renewed search at a quarry in southern Serbia where 45 bodies have already been exhumed.

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20 Aug 14 Montenegro Shifts Kosovo Refugees Into Containers

Refugees from Kosovo in Podgorica - whose camp burned down two years ago - have been re-housed in containers until permanent homes can be found for them.

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ivanovic-to-apear-before-kosovo-court-on-august-26
18 Aug 14 Kosovo Serb Leader Awaits War Crimes, Murder Trial

Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic will go on trial on August 26 for war crimes during the Kosovo conflict as well as committing murder during clashes that erupted afterwards.

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kosovo-indicts-serb-politician
13 Aug 14 Oliver Ivanovic Indicted For War Crimes in Kosovo

Kosovo Special Prosecutor on Monday issued an indictment against the prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic.

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07 Aug 14 Serbia Restarts Body Hunt at Kosovo Mass Grave

The authorities are restarting the search for the remains of Kosovo Albanian victims at a mass grave at the Rudnica quarry in southern Serbia, where 45 bodies have already been exhumed.

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06 Aug 14 Kosovo Victims’ Families Boycott Serbian Officers’ Trial

Relatives of people killed in the village of Trnje in 1999 they would not participate in the murder trial of two Serbian officers because Kosovo lawyers representing them have been barred.

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05 Aug 14 Serbia Investigates General Over Kosovo War Crimes

War crimes prosecutors are investigating retired Yugoslav Army general Dragan Zivanovic on suspicion that he did not prevent the murders of 118 ethnic Albanian civilians in Kosovo in 1999.

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31 Jul 14 Kosovo Wins Public Support for War Rape Report

A total of 115,759 people in Kosovo have signed a petition urging the United Nations to produce a report about rapes committed during the late 1990s conflict.

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31 Jul 14 Murdered US Albanians’ Family Appeals to UN

The relatives of the three Bytyqi brothers, killed by Serbian forces after they fought for the Kosovo Liberation Army, urged the UN to pressurise Belgrade to prosecute their murderers.

 

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30 Jul 14 War Veterans Condemn EU’s Kosovo Crimes Report

Kosovo’s War Veterans Association said that a new EU report stating that senior Kosovo Liberation Army officials will be prosecuted for crimes against humanity was “ridiculous”.

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Background

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Profile

Hashim Thaci 'From 'Snake' to Prime Minister

Thaci, born in 1968, joined the Albanian independence cause as a student, becoming one of the leaders of the protest movement in the early 1990s. As the Serbian crackdown intensified, he left for Switzerland, studying history and international relations in Zurich.

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