A Turkish doctor at the centre of organ trafficking allegations has sent his lawyer to the court in Pristina to offer his cooperation in the Medicus case.
Albania’s parliament passed a law on Thursday giving EULEX sweeping powers to investigate allegations that the Kosovo Liberation Army, KLA, harvested organs of Serbian prisoners in Albania.>>>
Despite the lack of clarity surrounding his immunity, Dick Marty has been called to testify in the Medicus Case in June.>>>
Dick Marty's immunity from appearing in legal proceedings as a former member of the European Parliament and the Council of Europe Rapporteur may prevent him from testifying in the Medicus case.>>>
The government approved on Wednesday a bill, giving unprecedented access to its territory to a EULEX team of prosecutors, investigating allegations that the KLA harvested organs of Serb war prisoners.>>>
After Pristina District Court freed Fatmir Limaj and three other ex-KLA members, accused of war crimes, Serbia's Prosecutor for War Crimes slated the decision.>>>
A Kosovo Court has decided to call former Swiss Senator Dick Marty as a witness in the ongoing Medicus Case, which centres on allegations of organ trafficking and organised crime.>>>
The Serbian prosecution stated on Friday that they were investigating Fatmir Limaj and other 28 ex-Kosovo Liberation Army, KLA, fighters for organ trafficking and other war crimes against civilians in Kosovo.>>>
Pristina’s District Court postponed without any explanation Tuesday's session in the Klecka case trial.>>>
The owner of the Medicus Clinic in Pristina, Lufti Dervishi accuses the EULEX of libel, and says that the indictment filed against him and six other associates, is politically motivated.>>>
Serbia has called on the UN to establish convention that would treat organ trafficking as a crime against humanity and a war crime.>>>
Serbian authorities have asked the Hague tribunal to clarify reports about the destruction of evidence linked to allegations of organ trafficking in Kosovo.>>>
A former health adviser to Kosovo's prime minister testified on Monday in the so-called Medicus case, which centres on allegations of organ trafficking and organised crime.>>>
A Special Investigative Task Force of the EU mission, EULEX, tasked with investigating the allegations contained in Dick Marty’s report on KLA organ trafficking, has started securing information on the case.
EU rule of law mission in Kosovo, EULEX, has formed a special team for investigating allegations of human organ trafficking in Kosovo.
Here is a sequence of events leading up to the organ-trafficking charges in Kosovo and the release of the Council of Europe report.
Corruption allegations have not dented the popularity of the KLA- fighter-turned-PDK politician who has made it his mission to transform the country’s traffic arteries.
The Kosovo Liberation Army, KLA, was an ethnic Albanian guerrilla group that came to the fore in the mid-1990s, demanding the unification of Albanian territories in former Yugoslavia with Albania.
The Kosovo Liberation Army maintained a network of prisons in their bases in Albania and Kosovo during and after the conflict of 1999, eyewitnesses allege. Only now are the details of what occurred there emerging.
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.
Crime gang allegedly headed by Prime Minister Thaci is said to have run a range of mafia-like enterprises, from cigarette smuggling to trafficking in organs.