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25 May 17 Kosovo's Top Court Acquits Limaj of War Crimes

Kosovo's Supreme Court has acquitted Fatmir Limaj, former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army, KLA, of committing war crimes in the Klecka detention centre in 1999.

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19 May 17 Kosovo Serbs Arrested for Daubing Nationalist Graffiti

Police on Thursday said they arrested two Serbs for writing 'Kosovo is the heart of Serbia' on the wall of a school in April - though the suspects were later released.

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11 May 17 Campaign for Balkan Truth Commission Relaunches

A coalition of NGOs advocating the establishment of the RECOM regional truth commission to establish the facts about the 1990s wars is relaunching its campaign across the Balkans.

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09 May 17 Serbia PM Reignites ‘Greater Albania’ Row

After the former head of the OSCE mission in Kosovo said he is working on a project to unite Albanians, Serbian leader Aleksandar Vucic accused him of lobbying for a ‘Greater Albania’.

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28 Apr 17 Kosovo Playwright ‘Threatened by War Veterans’

Playwright Jeton Neziraj alleged that Kosovo Liberation Army veterans threatened to kill him if he stages his new play because they believe that it defames the wartime guerrilla force.

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27 Apr 17 Thousands Welcome Freed Ex-PM Haradinaj in Kosovo

Celebrating crowds in central Pristina greeted former Kosovo Prime Minister and ex-guerrilla Ramush Haradinaj, after a French court refused to extradite him to Serbia to face war crimes charges.

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27 Apr 17 Serbia Slams France’s Refusal to Extradite Hardinaj

Serbia will issue a diplomatic protest note and temporarily recall its ambassador from Paris over a French court’s decision to not to extradite former Kosovo guerrilla and ex-Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj to Belgrade.

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27 Apr 17 France Refuses to Extradite Kosovo Ex-PM to Serbia

A French court has rejected Serbia’s extradition request for former Kosovo Prime Minister and ex-guerrilla Ramush Haradinaj, who is wanted in Belgrade on war crimes charges.

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26 Apr 17 Kosovo Special Court Forced to Revise Procedures

After Kosovo’s Constitutional Court said some of its procedural rules are not in in line with the constitution, the new specialist court to try Kosovo wartime fighters must make changes, again delaying prosecutions.

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26 Apr 17 Kosovo Official Pleads Innocent to Hate Speech

Asim Cenaj, a Kosovo municipal officer charged with inciting hate and ethnic intolerance by insulting Serbs at the council building in Decan/Decani, pleaded not guilty in court.

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24 Apr 17 Montenegro to Try Kosovo War Murder Suspect

An ex-soldier accused of involvement in the killing of Kosovo Albanians in 1999 while he was serving with the Yugoslav Army will start next month - the first war crimes trial in Montenegro in years.

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21 Apr 17 Kosovo Ignores Call to Enforce Monastery’s Land Claim

Authorities in Pristina have remained silent after the EU called for enforcement of a court ruling that upheld a Serbian Orthodox monastery’s claim to disputed land, angering some Kosovo Albanians.

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21 Apr 17 Kosovo MP Haradinaj Faces Ethnic Hatred Lawsuit

A Kosovo NGO said it will file a criminal complaint against MP Daut Haradinaj for threatening that Serbs could be expelled from Kosovo if his brother, ex-PM Ramush Haradinaj, is extradited to Belgrade.

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20 Apr 17 Kosovo Indicts Ex-Policeman for 1999 War Crimes

Kosovo’s Special Prosecution charged a former police reservist with committing war crimes against civilians in Vushtrri/Vucitrn and Mitrovica, including “brutal” killings, intimidation and theft.

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11 Apr 17 UN Urges Kosovo to Probe ‘Ethnic Cleansing Threat’

After MP Daut Haradinaj threatened war and said Serbs could be removed from Kosovo if his ex-PM brother is extradited to Belgrade, the UN’s Kosovo mission urged the authorities to launch an investigation.

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