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Commission for Human Rights discussed the Anti-Discrimination Law (Kontakt plus radio)

By   /  08/10/2018  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  Comments Off on Commission for Human Rights discussed the Anti-Discrimination Law (Kontakt plus radio)

Members of the Commission for Human Rights, Gender Equality, Missing Persons and petitions discussed the Anti-Discrimination Law. Given the lack of harmonization of this law with other normative acts, the issue of adopting a new or amending the existing law was raised, reports Kontakt plus radio. Ombudsman Hilmi Jashari believes that the Law on Protection […]

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Kosovo Ombudsman: In the case of deportation of six Turkish citizens there have been human rights violations (N1)

By   /  05/04/2018  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Kosovo Ombudsman Hilmi Jashari said human rights have been violated in the process of detention and deportation of six Turkish citizens, regional broadcaster N1 reports. Jashari points out that their right was violated when they were deported without a court procedure and which requires the Constitution and the laws of Kosovo. “When someone is charged […]

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Ombudsperson: Electricity paid for Serbs in the north, a human right violation (media)

By   /  12/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s Ombudsperson, Hilmi Jashari, said today before the members of the Assembly committee on human rights that he has asked the Energy Regulatory Office and the Kosovo Electricity Distribution and Supply Company (KEDS) to reimburse clients that have so far been charged extra to cover for unpaid electricity bills in the north and that this […]

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UNMIK Headlines 30 May

By   /  30/05/2017  /  UNMIK Media Reports - Morning Edition  /  No Comments

• President Thaci calls for fair and democratic elections (Epoka e Re)
• Fragile situation in the north involves OSCE in 11 June elections (Koha)
• German Embassy calls for peaceful election campaign (Koha)
• 14,000 outside voters for June elections (Kosova Sot/Zeri)
• Tahiri: Brussels dialogue to take on the Vienna format (Epoka e Re)
• “Citizens paying €8 million for north’s energy consumption” (Indeksonline)

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Headlines 8 November

By   /  08/11/2016  /  UNMIK Media Reports - Morning Edition  /  No Comments

• Asphyxiation suspected to be the cause of Astrit Dehari’s death (dailies)
• Kurti claims Dehari was killed violently (KTV)
• Ombudsperson launches inquiry into Dehari’s death (RTK/Dukagjini)
• Schwendiman announces quick actions of the specialist chambers (Koha)
• Former EULEX judge, not guilty on corruption charges (Kosova Sot)
• PDK confirms names of two new ministers (Klan Kosova)
• Haliti: There is no need for extraordinary elections (Lajmi)

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Ombudsman: Institutions to take action against violence in schools (Telegrafi)

By   /  07/06/2016  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

The Ombudsman of Kosovo, Hilmi Jashari, in a press statement on Monday stressed that the increase in acts of violence in schools should be of concern to state institutions responsible for enduring respect for the rights of children, whith special emphasis on physical integrity and their human dignity.  Jashari said the violence remains unacceptable, intolerable […]

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Rašić: Ombudsman to be from non-majority communities (RTK2)

By   /  26/05/2016  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The Ombudsperson of Kosovo should be from non-majority communities, said MP Nenad Rašić at a meeting of the Assembly. “While I appreciate the work of the Ombudsman Jashari, I believe that Ombudsperson should be from non-majority communities since it concerns the position and rights of non-majority communities, the weakest links in any society,” said Rašić. […]

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Government allocates additional 420 thousand euros for Ombudsperson (RTK)

By   /  18/02/2016  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

The government of Kosovo has allocated additional 420 thousand euros for the institution of the Ombudsperson in Kosovo. During the government meeting today, European Integration Minister Bekim Collaku said the allocation of these funds was one of the remaining eight criteria for the visa liberalization. According to him, the government has almost met all the […]

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UNMIK Headlines 13 February

By   /  13/02/2016  /  UNMIK Media Reports - Morning Edition  /  No Comments

• No Assembly session prior to 17 February (Klan Kosova)
• Opposition: Thaci’s career depends on the LDK (Koha Ditore)
• Delawie: Political crisis in Kosovo is manufactured (dailies/VoA)
• Mustafa: No one can diminish the celebration of independence (Kosovapress)
• EU welcomes the agreement on new premises for the Ombudsperson (dailies)

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UNMIK Headlines 12 February

By   /  12/02/2016  /  UNMIK Media Reports - Morning Edition  /  No Comments

• Kurz: Opposition to renounce violence (dailies)
• Government seeks to elect new president before 17 February (Koha Ditore)
• Haliti: President must be elected in accordance with Constitution (RTK)
• Ymeri: Vetevendosje ready to run with a joint ballot (Epoka e Re)
• Haradinaj: Elections are not thirst for power (Epoka e Re)
• Viets: Liberalization of visas is close (Epoka e Re)
• Ombudsperson wants Serbia to pay back pensions to Kosovo citizens (Koha)

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Kosovo’s Chief Prosecutor and Ombudsperson join forces in protection of human rights (Koha)

By   /  05/02/2016  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s Chief Prosecutor Aleksander Lumezi met Ombudsperson Hilmi Jashari today and discussed the challenges they face in the performance of their duties. They also spoke about the respect of human rights, guaranteed by the Constitution of Kosovo. The two officials agreed to intensify cooperation in protection of human rights and freedoms.

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Constitutional Court refuses to free premises for Ombudsperson Institution (RTK)

By   /  01/02/2016  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s Constitutional Court continues to refuse to free its current office space for the Ombudsperson Institution as per the decision of the Ministry of Local Government and Administration of 2012. The allocation of adequate premises for the Ombudsperson is one of the European Commission’s conditions laid out in Kosovo’s visa liberalization road map. Minister of Local Government and […]

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