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Youth participation in decision-making important for positive changes in society (Kontakt plus radio)

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The youth organization “Sinergija” implements a new project “Youth as human rights advocates” with the support of the UN Mission in Kosovo, Kontakt plus radio reported. The programme director, Jovana Stojanovic told the radio, the project would last 6 months and would include educative workshops where young people would deal with human rights, gender equality, […]

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Kosovo Special Court President Promises to Protect Witnesses (Balkan Insight)

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On her first official visit to Pristina, the president of the new Kosovo Specialist Chambers, established to prosecute wartime and post-war crimes, said witnesses will be protected. Ekaterina Trendafilova, the president of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers, which will try former Kosovo Liberation Army members for wartime and post-war abuses, promised during a visit to Pristina on […]

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Kosovo Police Arrest MPs For Avoiding Trial (Balkan Insight)

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Three Vetevendosje MPs, Albin Kurti, Albulena Haxhiu and Donika Kadaj- Bujupi, were arrested on Friday after they failed to show up in court to face charges of letting off tear gas in parliament. Kosovo police arrested three Vetevenedosje MPs, Albin Kurti, former leader of Vetevendosje, Albulena Haxhiu and Donika Kadaj Bujupi, at around 10am on […]

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Vejvoda: Exchange of territories could be realistic solution for Kosovo (Novi Magazin, Kontakt plus radio)

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European Project Director at Vienna Institute for Human Sciences, Ivan Vejvoda, said that exchange of territories, Presevo valley for the north of Kosovo, could be a realistic solution if Belgrade and Pristinta would agree to that, and get support from the international community, UN, EU, USA, Russia and other permanent UN SC members, Novi Magazin […]

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Kosovo top opposition leader, 2 other lawmakers arrested

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PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo police on Friday arrested a top opposition leader and two other lawmakers accused of disrupting the work of the previous parliament with tear gas and violent acts. Albin Kurti, Donika Kadaj Bujupi and Albulena Haxhiu of the left-wing Self-Determination Party were arrested while entering the parliament building. https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/kosovo-top-opposition-leader-2-other-lawmakers-arrested/

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Haradinaj on arrest of Kosovo MPs (media)

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The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj said that he feels sorry for what happened to the Kosovo Assembly MPs today. However, he added that Vetevendosje MPs should appear in front of the court, whenever called. “Arrest of Kosovo MPs happened today. The truth is  that we objected the agreements that remain a danger for […]

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Darko Tasic got one month detention (Kontakt plus radio)

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Darko Tasic, displaced Serb from Prizren, arrested in Brnjak on Wednsday, was sent to one month detention, following the proposal of the EULEX Special Prosecutor for war crimes, Paul Flynn, Kontakt plus radio reported. Tasic is suspected of committing the war crime against the civilian population, as he as reserved member of the police with […]

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Kosovo government won’t rush formation of Association/Community (RFE)

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The Kosovo Government does not have a clear timeline for initiating the formation of the Association/Community of Serb-majority municipalities in accordance with the Brussels Agreement between Pristina and Belgrade. Kosovo government officials told Radio Free Europe that the Association will be formed in line with the Constitution and the findings of the Constitutional Court. Halil […]

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Ymeri comments arrest of Vetevendosje MPs (RTK)

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The leader of the Vetevendosje Movement, Visar Ymeri reacted to the arrest of Vetevendosje MPs. “The three MPs of the Assembly of Kosovo, Albulena Haxhiu, Donika Kadaj-Bujupi dhe Albin Kurti were arrested in a brutal manner by the Police of the Republic of Kosovo, based on political orders, while they were entering the session. So […]

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LDK leaves Assembly session (RTK)

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Head of the Parliamentary Group of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK), Avdullah Hoti, said today at the beginning of the Assembly session that his political party will leave the session. “During the meeting of the Assembly Presidency yesterday, the agenda was decided based on the power of vote. There was no consensus, therefore we […]

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Albin Kurti arrested (media)

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Kosovo Police has arrested these moments the Vetevendosje Movement MP Albin Kurti. A great number of police officers was seen at the main entrance of the Assembly of Kosovo. After receiving the arrest warrant by judge Beqir Kalludra, Kosovo Police, based on the Law, arrested Kurti, Albulena Haxhiu and Donika Kadaj-Bujupi while entering the Kosovo […]

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Kosovo special court’s top judge makes 1st visit to country (AP, NYT, ABC News)

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The heads of a court established to prosecute crimes committed during and immediately after Kosovo’s war for independence made their first visit to Pristina Thursday, to meet with government officials and local and international organizations. The justice ministry said Judge Ekaterina Trendafilova and Fidelma Donlon, respectively the president and registrar of the Kosovo  Specialist Chambers, met […]

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