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Kosovo president indicted for war crimes
Hashim Thaci, the President of Kosovo, was indicted Wednesday by the Specialist Prosecutor's Office (SPO) of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) for crimes against humanity committed during the 1998-1999 Serbian civil war.The SPO filed a 10-coun (More)
Former Kosovo PM questioned at war crimes court
Ramush Haradinaj, the former prime minister of Kosovo, was in The Hague Tuesday to answer questions about war crimes allegedly committed during the 1989-99 war. Haradinaj resigned last week "not to be questioned as the country's leader" by the Kosovo (More)
Kosovo PM resigns after being called for questioning by war crimes court
The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, resigned on Friday after being called in for questioning by a war crimes court in The Hauge.The court is investigating ex-members of the Kosovo Liberation Army for their actions during the war from (More)
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)
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The legal world is a busy place. Here are a few stories we didn't get to this week that we thought you might be interested in.A new law took effect in Iceland Monday, making it the first country to require equal pay for women.A court in Banglad (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 18 November 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: Amnesty International (AI) on Friday released a report detailing humanitarian crisis incidents that may amount to war crimes in the Philippines. The chief judge of the EU's rule of law miss (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)
Kosovo government calls for new election following no confidence vote
Kosovo's government lost a no confidence on Wednesday. In a 78-34 vote , the Kosovo Assembly adopted a no confidence motion against Prime Minister Isa Mustafa's coalition government. Within hours of the vote, President Hashim Thaci dissolved the pa (More)
France court refuses to extradite former Kosovo prime minister
A French court on Thursday refused an extradition request for former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj , who is facing war crime charges in Serbia. The court released Haradinaj shortly thereafter giving the parties five days to appeal. The Se (More)
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