January 29, 2014
by Theresa Donovan
An international judge from the Mitrovica Basic Court on Tuesday ordered a one-month detention for a Kosovo Serb politician, Oliver Ivanovic, who is suspected of committing war crimes and aggravated murder during the 1998-1999 Kosovo conflict. The order was in response to a request by a European ...[read more]
November 8, 2013
by Stephen Adelgren
A European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) prosecutor in the Kosovo Special Prosecution Office filed an indictment against 15 defendants on Friday in the EULEX Mitrovica Basic Court. The individuals are accused of war crimes against civilians that occurred at a Kosovo Liberation Army ( ...[read more]
March 3, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
More than 100 Serbian judges, prosecutors, and legal professionals prevented the opening of the first EU-backed trial in Kosovo by protesting in front of the Mitrovica court house Monday. A panel of three judges had been set to preside over a criminal case involving two Serbian defendants. As ...[read more]
October 3, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
The United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) on Friday reopened its courthouse in Kosovo's northern city of Mitrovica. The courts were closed after being taken over by Serbian protesters in March as part of an ethnic conflict with Kosovar Albanians. The mission has said ...[read more]
June 6, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
A panel of three international judges in the ethnically-divided town of Mitrovica sentenced an ethnic Albanian man Friday to 40 years in prison for a 2001 bus bombing that killed 11 Serbs on a religious trip. Florim Ejupi was indicted in 2005 on charges related to the bus bombing and the killings ...[read more]
March 18, 2008
by Brett Murphy
UN special police forces on Monday retook the UN courthouse recently occupied by Serbian protesters demonstrating against Kosovo's declaration of independence last month. The Serbian group took control of the courthouse in the northern city of Mitrovica on Friday, demanding a deal with UN ...[read more]
March 15, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
Hundreds of Serbs took control of a UN courthouse in the northern Kosovo city of Mitrovica Friday in an apparent protest against Kosovo's recent declaration of independence from Serbia. The group initially demanded a deal with UN authorities, but it was not immediately clear what the details ...[read more]

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