Kosovo Liberation Army guerrillas believed they were fighting for freedom, but 14 years after the war with Serbian forces, some of Pristina’s ‘heroes’ are struggling for survival.
Almost twenty years after the war, war veterans across the region feel neglected, but still their problems vary from country to country.
Some of the victims of war crimes in Croatia have been forced to pay court expenses after their claims for reparation failed.
In an exclusive interview for the Balkan Insight, Judge Margarita Tsatsa – Nikolovska discusses the current hot legal topics in Macedonia, from lustration process to the shape of the nation’s judiciary.
With both governments in principle in favor of a bilateral agreement to withdraw mutual genocide claims, prospects for an out-of-court settlement are improving.
While Podgorica creates regional precedent, offering to pay families of Bosnians deported and killed in 1992, victims insist justice won’t be done until those behind the crimes face trial.
Years after several hundred mosques were blown up, the Islamic Community is suing the Republika Srpska for damages in a landmark case.