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EU lifts travel restrictions from 15 countries, bans US travelers
In a statement released on Tuesday, the EU announced they would lift travel restrictions from 15 nations but not the US.The nations approved include Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, Sou (More)
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)
Will Myanmar Comply with Provisional Measures in Gambia v. Myanmar?
IntroductionOn November 11, 2019 The Gambia submitted an application against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) alleging that Myanmar had violated its obligations under the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the (More)
High EU court condemns Hungary's migrant transit zone
The European Union Court of Justice on Thursday ruled that Hungary's confinement of third-country asylum seekers subject to a "return decision" in transit zones at the Serbian-Hungarian border "must be classified as detention." Additionally, it found (More)
European Court of Justice advisor: migrants being illegally detained on Serbian-Hungarian border
The European Court of Justice Advocate General said Thursday that four migrants are being illegally detained on the Serbian-Hungarian border in an area called Röszke.The migrants in the case are an Afghan couple and an Iranian man and his son. Bo (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)
Freedom House report warns free press is under attack
A new report from Freedom House warns that the right to freedom of the press may be under attack in a number of democratic countries.The report paints a dark picture showing former bastions of democracy turning on the media. The report does clari (More)
UN calls for release of staff after Kosovo police raid
The UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) called for the release of its members following their arrest during a Kosovo police operation in northern Kosovo on Tuesday.The police operation, which involved activities in the regions of Zvecan, Zubin Potok, Le (More)
Serbia Introduced the Life Sentence without Parole, Despite its International Obligations
On Tuesday, May 21, the Serbian National Assembly passed the Criminal Code amendment which introduced significant changes into the criminal justice system, out of which the most controversial one is the sentence to life imprisonment without the possi (More)
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