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Kosovo appeals court upholds acquittal of deputy PM on war crimes charges
The Republic of Kosovo Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the acquittal of current Deputy Prime Minister Fatmir Limaj on war crimes charges.Limaj had been accused of committing war crimes during the Kosovo War in 1998. At the time, Limaj served (More)
Chief judge of EU Kosovo mission resigns alleging corruption
The chief judge of the EU's rule of law mission in Kosovo, Malcom Simmons, resigned Thursday over frustrations with corruption, he alleged in an interview with the French newspaper Le Monde.The mission, known as EULEX, exists to promote the rule (More)
Kosovo Supreme Court rejects appeal of politician's acquittal
The Supreme Court of Kosovo rejected an appeal on Thursday against the acquittal of 10 Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) members, including former commander and politician Fatmir Limaj, who were charged with war crimes in the so-called "Klecka case." The (More)
EU prosecutors clear former Kosovo judge of corruption allegations
Prosecutors for the EU have determined that a former judge for the EU's Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) did not solicit or accept bribes. Judge Francesco Florit had been accused of taking bribes to arrange the release of criminals after suspi (More)
Kosovo special prosecutor charges politician Fatmir Limaj with war crimes
The Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosovo filed an indictment Friday charging politician Fatmir Limaj with war crimes . The charges have been levied because of the murder of two civilians, Ramiz Hoxha and Selman Binishi, who were executed in (More)
Serbia rights group to appeal fine over war crimes allegations
A Serbian rights group, the Humanitarian Law Center (HLC) , announced Tuesday that it will be appealing a fine imposed by the First Basic Court in Belgrade to compensate the Serbian Army Chief of General Staff for damages caused by allegations of wa (More)
UN rights expert urges Kosovo to shift focus towards rule of law
The head of the UN mission in Kosovo said Monday that Kosovo is set to face "complex challenges" this year and should shift focus towards more fundamental issues "such as the intrinsic links between post-conflict development, enforcement of the rule (More)
14 Serbians indicted in Kosovo war crimes charges
The Basic Court of Pec, a region in western Kosovo, has issued an indictment charging 14 Serbians in the region with committing war crimes in 1999. Although charging the suspects in Pec, the arrest warrants appear to show that at least some of the s (More)
Serb politician sentenced to 9 years for war crimes
The EU's justice mission in Kosovo (EULEX) sentenced a Serb politician to nine years in prison for war crimes against ethnic Albanian civilians on Thursday. Oliver Ivanovic was arrested in January 2014 for the murder and torture of Albanian civili (More)
EULEX judge orders detention for war crimes suspect
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 (More)
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