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Coins and risks: The harsh reality of Roma beggars in Kosovo streets (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  13/11/2018  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  Comments Off on Coins and risks: The harsh reality of Roma beggars in Kosovo streets (Prishtina Insight)

Roma children from Albania are forced to beg on the streets of Kosovo with neither their parents nor the authorities prepared to take responsibility for their right to safety, to a life with education or to a secure future. See at: https://bit.ly/2B39pAB

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The shaping and reshaping of Kosovo identity (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  19/10/2018  /  International  /  Comments Off on The shaping and reshaping of Kosovo identity (Prishtina Insight)

Kosovo’s leaders should focus on understanding the role ethnic identity plays within Kosovo’s borders, and bring down the walls that divide Kosovo’s ethnic groups. Kosovo’s heavily politicized context is again seeing a surge of ethnic and national debates in light of the issue of “border adjustment” with Serbia. See at: https://prishtinainsight.com/the-shaping-and-reshaping-of-kosovo-identity/

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The necessity of Saturday’s protest (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  27/09/2018  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  Comments Off on The necessity of Saturday’s protest (Prishtina Insight)

Shpend Kursani’s take on why citizens should join Saturday’s protest organized by Vetevendosje against Thaci’s new ideas for border correction. See at: https://prishtinainsight.com/the-necessity-of-saturdays-protest/  

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An open letter to Haradinaj on the degradation of nature in the Decan canyon (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  19/09/2018  /  International  /  Comments Off on An open letter to Haradinaj on the degradation of nature in the Decan canyon (Prishtina Insight)

Following the most recent episode of “Jeta ne Kosove,” which broadcast an investigation titled “Does Kosovo have enough water for hydropower plants?” Shpresa Loshaj, a diaspora activist working with the Canadian government, addressed an open letter to Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj. See at: https://prishtinainsight.com/an-open-letter-to-haradinaj-on-the-degradation-of-nature-in-the-decan-canyon/  

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Daniel Serwer: This deal will be a slideback for Kosovo (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  07/09/2018  /  International  /  Comments Off on Daniel Serwer: This deal will be a slideback for Kosovo (Prishtina Insight)

In an exclusive interview for Jeta ne Kosove, Balkan affairs analyst and former advisor of current president Hashim Thaci, Daniel Serwer, comments on the current border corrections debate The Kosovo-Serbia border correction scenario is a dangerous plan resulting in a step backwards for Kosovo in its statehood ambitions, said Daniel Serwer during his interview with […]

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A game of fear (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  09/08/2018  /  International  /  Comments Off on A game of fear (Prishtina Insight)

Northern Kosovo is awash with conspiracy theories and scenarios of ending up in a new war. But who benefits from all this fear-mongering? Once you spend just a bit of time outside of Kosovo, you begin to wonder if anything you hear in the news is true. For better or worse, the beginning of last […]

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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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