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29 Sep 16 Serbia Arrests Kosovo Police Director for ‘Terrorism’

Kosovo police’s director in the Mitrovica area, Nehat Thaci, has been arrested at a border crossing by the Serbian authorities on terrorism charges, although the specific allegations remain unknown.

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29 Sep 16 BIRN’s Kosovo War Film Gets Budapest Premiere

BIRN’s documentary ‘The Unidentified’, about the men responsible for some of the most brutal atrocities of the Kosovo war in 1999, had its Hungarian premiere at the Budapest International Documentary Festival.

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29 Sep 16 Basketball Court Sparks Mosque Row in Kosovo

Rumours that Serbs planned to build a basketball court on a site where a mosque once stood in the divided northern town of Mitrovica have upset some Kosovo Albanians.

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28 Sep 16 Kosovo Announces Village Killings Probe After Protest

Kosovo’s Special Prosecution announced an investigation into killings and disappearances in the village of Mushtisht/Mustiste in 1999 after locals staged a protest against what they said was official inaction.

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27 Sep 16 Kosovo Prosecution Admits Not Investigating Village Killings

Kosovo’s Special Prosecution has admitted that it is not investigating the killings and disappearances of Albanians and Serbs in the village of Mushtisht/Mustiste during and after the war in 1999.

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22 Sep 16 Prosecutors at BIRN War Crimes Conference Urge Cooperation

Prosecutors from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Montenegro, as well as the Hague Tribunal and the EU’s Kosovo mission, told a BIRN conference that states must work together to prosecute war crimes.

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22 Sep 16 BIRN Launches Interactive War Crimes Verdict Map

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network has launched a unique database of the publicly-available final verdicts delivered in 348 war crimes cases by courts in the former Yugoslavia and by the UN tribunal in The Hague.

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21 Sep 16 BIRN Hosts Conference on War Crimes Prosecution

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network will host a regional conference on Thursday at which prosecutors and experts will discuss progress and difficulties in prosecuting war crimes in former Yugoslav countries.

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21 Sep 16 Kosovo Could Restore Serb-Albanian Anti-Fascist Monument

The Pristina authorities will consider restoring a monument celebrating Serb and Albanian anti-fascist cooperation in WWII after a one-man protest by the head of the Union of Montenegrins in Kosovo.

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20 Sep 16 Kosovo Students Protest Against Serbian Church

Kosovo students have been protesting against a Serbian Orthodox Church that stands on the Pristina University campus, claiming that it is a symbol of Slobodan Milosevic’s repressive regime.

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16 Sep 16 Pristina Students Demand Orthodox Church Demolition

A group of students at Pristina University has demanded that a Serbian Orthodox church that stands on the university campus should be demolished or turned into student facilities.

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15 Sep 16 Kosovo War Court Prosecutor Promises ‘Fearless’ Probes

The chief prosecutor at the new special court set up to try former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters for crimes during and after the war promised he would conduct his investigations fearlessly and independently.

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05 Sep 16 US Lawyer Appointed Kosovo Special Court Chief Prosecutor

US lawyer David Schwendiman has been appointed as the chief prosecutor of the new Hague-based Special Court which is expected to try former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters.

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05 Sep 16 Kosovo Massacre Trial Delayed Again in Belgrade

The trial of ten former Yugoslav Army troops for a massacre of 118 Kosovo Albanian villagers in 1999 was postponed a second time after witnesses from Kosovo did not appear in court.

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02 Sep 16 Serb Victims’ Memorial Vandalised in Kosovo

Unknown vandals wrote threatening graffiti at a memorial to Serbs killed in July 1999 in the Kosovo village of Gracke e Vjeter/Staro Gracke, just weeks after it was visited by President Hashim Thaci.

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