European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo

EU Kosovo Mission ‘Unaffected’ by UK Payout to Whistleblower

EULEX has insisted that the financial settlement agreed by its former prosecutor turned whistleblower Maria Bamieh with the UK government does not have anything to do with the European rule-of-law mission in Kosovo because Bamieh's corruption allegations against EULEX were dismissed four years ago.

Kosovo’s EU, NATO aspiration in focus as president visits Slovenia (background)

Ljubljana – Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu will be in Slovenia on Monday and Tuesday, discussing her country’s expectations about joining the EU and NATO, dialogue between Belgrade and Prishtina, and the situation in the Western Balkans.

Kosovo Arrests Serbian Citizen for War Crimes on Border

A Serbian citizen, named only as D.A., was arrested in Kosovo on Wednesday on suspicion of having committed war crimes against civilians during the Kosovo war, the Kosovo Special Prosecution announced on Thursday.

Police said suspect was arrested on Wednesday at the border crossing between Kosovo and Serbia in Jarinje and taken into custody on a court order.

Kosovo-Serbia License Plates ‘Sticker Regime’ Comes Into Force

Drivers crossing the Kosovo-Serbia border on Monday started covering the state symbols on their vehicles' license plates in accordance with an agreement reached in Brussels last week.

This is a temporary solution to the license plates dispute between the two countries which saw the roads to two border crossings blocked by Kosovo Serbs for almost two weeks.

Kosovo’s Klecka War Crimes Trial was No Joke

First, let me say that before judge Simmons was elevated to the presidency of the Assembly of Judges, he was also serving in the same capacity as an international criminal judge from the United Kingdom. I sat with him on the trial panel in a murder case in Prizren in 2011, and found his participation to be highly professional.

Judge Sparks Controversy over Slain Kosovo Serb Politician’s Trial

The lawyer for murdered political party leader Oliver Ivanovic said on Tuesday that allegations made by Malcolm Simmons, former head judge at the EU's rule-of-law mission in Kosovo, showed that the war crimes prosecution of the Kosovo Serb politician was a "fabricated court case".

EU Rule-of-Law Mission in Kosovo ‘Failed’, Claims Judge

Malcolm Simmons, a former head judge for the EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo, EULEX told the Kosovo parliamentary commission on legislation on Monday that the mission prioritised putting prominent wartime figures on trial despite having little evidence, and failed to protect witnesses and deliver justice.