From Trenches to Courtroom: Kosovo’s War Leaders Face New Battle
On April 3, the four wartime leaders will be together again, this time before the prosecutors at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers in The Hague courtroom to hear the charges against them read out in the courtroom as their trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity begins.
Prosecution Case in Kosovo Ex-Guerrillas’ Trial ‘Could Take Six Years’
The prosecution's presentation of evidence in the case against former Kosovo President Hashim Thaci and three other former senior Kosovo Liberation Army, KA guerrillas at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers in The Hague could go on for six-and-a-half years, presiding judge Charles Smith III told a case status conference at the court on Monday.
Hague Court Publishes Details of Hashim Thaci’s Alleged War Crimes
The Kosovo Specialist Chambers in The Hague has published a less redacted version of the indictment of former Kosovo President Hashim Thaci, who goes on trial with three other Kosovo Liberation Army, KLA ex-officers next month, giving more details of the war crimes and crimes against humanity charges against them.
Albin Kurti and the United States of America directly accused: "It's clear"
Today, Grenell assessed that the bad situation in the region, especially between Belgrade and Pristina, is the result of the USA leaving the initiative to Europe in solving the Kosovo problem, as well as the fact that the Prime Minister of the temporary institutions of Pristina, Albin Kurti, does not bear the consequences for his actions.
Albania PM to Submit Resolution in Strasbourg Against Marty Report
During a joint meeting on Monday in Pristina between the governments of Kosovo and Albania, Prime Minister Edi Rama said that he will personally submit a report to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg being prepared in Albania's parliament querying the Dick Marty report and what he alleged was its Russian influence.
Kosovo War Court Extends Ex-President Thaci’s Detention Again
The pre-trial judge at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers, Nicolas Guillou, decided on Thursday that Hashim Thaci and Kadri Veseli should remain in detention ahead of their trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 1998-99 conflict in Kosovo.
Kosovo Albanians Outraged at New Charges Against Guerrilla Leaders
Enver Hoxhaj stops his tractor near to where a Kosovo Liberation Army guerrilla unit was based 24 years ago, during the war.
In the pastoral village of Budakova/Budakovo in Kosovo's Suhareka/Suva Reka municipality, Hoxhaj then joins some of his former guerrilla comrades in the garden of a nearby café.
Prosecutors Add More War Crime Charges Against Kosovo Ex-President
The Kosovo Specialist Prosecutor's Office has added fresh war crime charges to the indictment of former Kosovo President Hashim Thaci and three other guerilla Kosovo Liberation Army leaders turned politicians who have been awaiting the trial in detention in The Hague since November 2020.
US Watchdog Accuses Kosovo Politicians of Corruption Links
In its latest annual report on trends in democracy, published on Wednesday, Freedom House alleged that two veteran political leaders in Kosovo, Hashim Thaci and Ramush Haradinaj, are among various powerful figures in the country who have criminal connections.
Serbian Spy Agency Denies Swiss Report of Assassination Plot
Serbia's chief intelligence service said on Monday it had written to its Swiss counterpart to complain about remarks made by former Council of Europe rapporteur Dick Marty saying he had been provided with police protection due to death threats from "certain circles of the Serbian intelligence services."