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HRW: Setting up of court - step forward for justice in KiM

BELGRADE / BRUSSELS - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said that the Kosovo government’s approval of a special court to investigate 1998-1999 war crimes committed by members of the so-called Kosovo Liberation Army KLA, former ethnic Albanian paramilitary organization, in Kosovo-Metohija (KiM), is a step forward for justice and the rule of law.

Kosovo Extends EU Rule-of-Law Mission Mandate

Kosovo’s government on Tuesday voted in favour of a draft law which will see the mandate of the EU rule-of-law mission, EULEX, extended until June 15, 2016, and guarantees the continued operation of EULEX’s Special Investigative Task Force, SITF.

The extension of EULEX’s mandate was requested by Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga.

"Court is insult to Kosovo, but vote to establish it"

"Court is insult to Kosovo, but vote to establish it"

PRIŠTINA -- Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci has called on members of the Kosovo assembly to vote in favor of establishing a special court for war crimes.

The court would deal with crimes committed by ethnic Albanians against Serbs during the war in 1999.

Report on KLA crimes by end of year

BELGRADE – An investigation into alleged crimes by members of the former ethnic Albanian paramilitary Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), led by U.S. prosecutor Clint Williamson and launched based on a report by former Parlaimentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) special rapporteur Dick Marty, will be completed no later than the end of the year.