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05 May 15 Kosovo Serbs Say President’s Plan is ‘Last Hope’

Kosovo Serbs hope that President Tomislav Nikolic’s new ‘Kosovo platform’ will finally address the longstanding issue of Serbs who were abducted or went missing during and after the war.

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28 Apr 15 Kosovo Unveils Missing Persons Monument at Parliament

The new memorial dedicated to the 1,650 people who have not been found since the Kosovo war was inaugurated in the garden of parliament to mark the end of Missing Persons Week.

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27 Apr 15 EULEX Uncovers Suspected Mass Grave in Kosovo

The EU rule-of-law mission, EULEX, on Monday said it had found human remains in a village cemetery in the Skenderaj/Srbica area of Kosovo after a villager provided information.

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22 Apr 15 Serbia to Probe Suspected Kosovo War Mass Grave

In the latest search for Kosovo war victims, an investigation will begin on Thursday at a suspected mass grave near the southern town of Novi Pazar, Serbia’s missing persons commission told BIRN.

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21 Apr 15 Kosovo Launches Missing Persons Week

Events are being held to highlight that over 1,650 people still haven’t been found since the Kosovo war ended, while a new excavation of a suspected mass grave in Serbia has also been announced.

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17 Apr 15 Thousands Join Kosovo Massacre Reburial Ceremony

The remains of 21 Kosovo Albanians killed by Belgrade’s forces in 1999 and then found hidden in a mass grave in Serbia were reburied in the village of Cikatove e Vjeter.

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15 Apr 15 Kosovo Announces New Mass Grave Searches

Kosovo’s government commission on missing persons announced that there will be searches at 20 new locations where there are suspected to be mass graves from the late 1990s war.

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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.

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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.

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19 Feb 15 New Kosovo Mass Grave Searches Planned in Serbia

Officials in Pristina said searches are planned at two more locations near the Serbian town of Raska after the remains of 52 Kosovo Albanian war victims were exhumed there last year.

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18 Feb 15 UN Raps Serbia Over Wartime Missing Persons

The United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances told Serbia that it was still failing to meet its international commitment to resolve the fate of missing persons from the 1990s wars.

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17 Feb 15 Serbs Criticise Bosnia’s ‘Biased’ Hunt for Missing Persons

A Serb victims’ group accused the Bosnian Missing Persons Institute of discrimination, alleging that it was not doing enough to find the bodies of Serbs who disappeared during wartime.

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29 Jan 15 Serbian Army Chief Accused Over Kosovo Killings

The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre accused the current head of the Serbian Army of commanding troops who attacked four Kosovo villages in 1999, when at least 69 civilians were killed.

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21 Jan 15 Serbia ‘Failing to Tackle’ Enforced Disappearances

Human rights group Amnesty International told the United Nations that Serbia has failed to implement an international convention it signed to protect people from state-sponsored abduction.

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15 Dec 14 Missing Persons Commission Gets Permanent Global Role

The International Commission on Missing Persons, founded to identify people who disappeared during the Yugoslav wars, will now move its headquarters from Sarajevo to The Hague.

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