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Kosovo shelters for domestic abuse victims close down (Balkan Insight)

By   /  12/01/2018  /  International  /  No Comments

Scrambling for funds, Kosovo centers that provide shelter to women and children fleeing from domestic abuse have been temporarily closed. Government-funded safe houses for women and children fleeing domestic abuse have been forced to shut down for January and February this year due to lack of financial support. Nazife Jonuzi, the director of the shelter […]

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A higher sentence for Zejnepe Berisha’s murder (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  22/08/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Confirming a guilty verdict, the Appeals Court extended the sentence for Zejnepe Berisha’s murder, condemning her husband, Nebih, to 17 years behind bars. In October 2015, Zejnepe Berisha was stabbed 20 times with a knife by her husband Nebih. Her brutal murder happened in the couple’s home in the presence of their daughter, who was […]

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Justice Ministry presents new strategy for prevention of domestic violence (Koha)

By   /  19/07/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s Deputy Justice Minister, Munir Basha, presented at a roundtable in Gjakova/Djakovica a new action plan and strategy for prevention of domestic violence in Kosovo covering the 2016-2020 period. Basha said the new document is largely based on results and recommendations from the previous programme and the professional work of all stakeholders in this process. […]

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1.226 cases of domestic violence reported in 2016 (RTK 2)

By   /  19/07/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

According to the Kosovo Police report, 1.226 cases of domestic violence were reported in 2016, RTK 2 said. Meanwhile, representatives of a non-governmental sector stated that the Law against Domestic Violence is not implemented the way it should be. Kosovo Police spokesperson, Daut Hoxha stated that the police along with medical and centers for social […]

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