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The fault in our textbooks (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  19/06/2018  /  Opinions  /  No Comments

By: Plator Gashi Gender-based violence and inequality are no news in Kosovo, but perhaps we need to look back to our children’s school books to find the culprit. See at: https://prishtinainsight.com/the-fault-in-our-textbooks/

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Deadline for transitioning to new Kosovo dialing code postponed (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  29/05/2018  /  International  /  No Comments

Kosovo mobile operators will have time until late October to transition to the new code, +383. See at: http://prishtinainsight.com/deadline-transitioning-new-kosovo-dialling-code-postponed/  

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Turkish citizens deported through a ‘commercial flight’ (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  23/05/2018  /  International  /  No Comments

The six Turkish nationals forcefully removed from Kosovo in March were deported through a misrepresented commercial flight, the Civil Aviation Authority confirmed today. The airline company, whose plane carried the six Turkish nationals who were forcefully removed from Kosovo to Turkey in March, misrepresented its flight’s purpose. On March 29, six Turkish nationals were deported […]

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No room for maneuver (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  22/05/2018  /  Opinions  /  No Comments

Bodo Weber, senior associate with the Democratization Policy Council, writes in an op-ed that the EU, Serbia and Kosovo need to “get their act together” as the new stage of dialogue for normalisation of relations leaves n”no room for maneuver”. Weber argues that there are two possible outcomes from the negotiations process: either a major […]

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Kosovo Ombudsperson: The extradition of six Turkish nationals in violation of human rights and procedures (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  08/05/2018  /  International  /  No Comments

The ‘deportation’ of six Turkish nationals was done in violation of rights ensured by the European Convention of Human Rights and Kosovo laws, a new report by the Ombudsperson office finds. In an interview following the publication of the Ombudsperson report on the forceful removal of six Turkish nationals on March 29, Hilmi Jashari, Kosovo […]

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Anti-corruption Agency head under fire for proposing to close asset declarations (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  12/04/2018  /  International  /  No Comments

A proposal to change the asset declaration law, which would make senior officials’ declaration of cash and bank deposits classified, has drawn harsh criticism in Kosovo. Kosovo Anti-Corruption Agency director Shaip Havolli caused a furor amongst civil society activists after announcing plans to hide parts of the asset declarations of public officials from the general […]

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‘Zajednica’ poses no threat to Kosovo (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  06/04/2018  /  International  /  No Comments

The Brussels agreements are very vague when it comes to the establishment of ‘Zajednica’, but if we look at Kosovo laws it should not be a scary prospect for Kosovo—it is just a way for Serbia to save face. See more at: https://bit.ly/2qb1TNt

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Should I register my temporary residence in Kosovo? (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  03/04/2018  /  International  /  No Comments

Yes. But with Kosovo’s lack of investment into its department for citizenship, asylum, and migration, be prepared for headache and possible citizenship-based discrimination. I’ve heard something along these lines at least a handful of times over the past year: “In Kosovo, it’s easier to live illegally than it is to register.” See more at:https://bit.ly/2JfzHBV

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Kosovo arrests Marko Djuric for illegal entry (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  27/03/2018  /  International  /  No Comments

Kosovo Police arrested the head of Serbia’s ‘Office for Kosovo and Metohija’ in North Mitrovica. Kosovo Police confirmed to BIRN on Monday that Marko Djuric, head of the Serbian government’s Kosovo office, had been arrested on Monday for illegal entry and transferred to Pristina by the Specialized Operational Unit of Kosovo Police. See at: http://prishtinainsight.com/kosovo-arrests-marko-djuric-illegal-entry/ […]

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Over 5,000 Kosovars applied for asylum in the EU during 2017 (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  22/03/2018  /  International  /  No Comments

The number of Kosovars seeking asylum decreased last year, similarly to other countries in the region, but Albania continues to be a concern with over 20,000 applicants in the past year. There were 5,310 first-time asylum seekers from Kosovo in the EU during 2017, according to new data published by Eurostat, the EU statistics agency. […]

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Igballe Rogova: ‘Enough talk, enough violence, we want action’ (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  13/03/2018  /  International  /  No Comments

The Kosova Women’s Network published a report that analyzes institutional response to gender-based violence in Kosovo. Kosovo Police need advanced trainings for police and prosecutors to handle domestic violence cases, argues a new report by the Kosovo Women’s Network, KWN, published on Monday. The report, titled “From Words to Action?” examines the handling of gender-based […]

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Rights group: Kosovo Serbs’ access to citizenship hindered (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  02/02/2018  /  International  /  No Comments

A new draft report published by the Equal Rights for All Coalition argues that Kosovo authorities should prioritize civil registry procedures for minorities. As Kosovo institutions further extend their reach in the north, the everyday relevance of Kosovo documents for northern residents will increase, and Kosovo authorities must ensure easy civil registry procedures, a new […]

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