September 18, 2013
by Laura Klein Mullen
The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) on Tuesday acquitted Fatmir Limaj, a close ally of Prime Minister Hashim Thaci, of war crimes charges. Limaj was accused of killing and torturing Serbian prisoners at a Kosovo Liberation Army-run detention camp. The case was marked by the ...[read more]
April 19, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) on Thursday began the retrial of Fatmir Limaj, a prominent political figure in the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) and former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA). Nine other defendants are also facing charges in the case. Limaj ...[read more]
November 25, 2012
by Jerry Votava
The European Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) on Saturday arrested Fatmir Limaj, a prominent political figure in the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) and former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA). Limaj was arrested for his actions actions during the 1998-1999 war in Kosovo. He ...[read more]
November 20, 2012
by Cynthia Miley
The Kosovo Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a retrial against Kosovo politician and parliamentarian Fatmir Limaj and three other co-defendants on charges of war crimes allegedly committed during the 1998-99 Kosovo war with Serbia. Limaj allegedly ordered the torture and killings of Serbian ...[read more]
May 2, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Kosovo politician and parliamentarian Fatmir Limaj was acquitted Wednesday on charges of war crimes allegedly committed during the 1998-99 Kosovo war with Serbia. Limaj allegedly ordered the torture and killings of Serbian detainees in 1999. He and three co-defendants were tried and acquitted ...[read more]
November 11, 2011
by Alexandra Malatesta
Kosovo politician and parliamentarian Fatmir Limaj went on trial on Friday for war crimes allegedly committed during the 1998-99 Kosovo war with Serbia. Limaj allegedly ordered two captured Serb policemen executed and tortured another Serbian captive in 1999. Limaj is also under investigation for ...[read more]
October 1, 2011
by Julia Zebley
The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Friday called for Kosovo to institute an independent witness protection program. Spokesperson Rupert Colville made the comment in reaction to the recent death of Agim Zogaj, a major witness for the prosecution against senior ...[read more]
September 23, 2011
by John Paul Putney
An EU judge on Thursday placed senior Kosovo politician and parliamentarian Fatmir Limaj under house arrest for one month while awaiting trial on charges of war crimes stemming from the 1998-99 Kosovo war with Serbia, acting on a request by prosecutors for the European Rule of Law Mission in ...[read more]
September 2, 2011
by Michael Haggerson
The European Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) on Friday charged 10 former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) with war crimes for their actions during the 1998-1999 war in Kosovo. The individuals were previously arrested in March. Among those charged is Fatmir Limaj, a prominent ...[read more]
March 17, 2011
by Julia Zebley
The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) on Wednesday arrested nine suspects, all former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), on suspicions of committing war crimes during the 1998-1999 war in Kosovo. Included in the arrest was Fatmir Limaj, a former commander of the KLA ...[read more]

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