EU, Civil Society, Criticise Kosovo’s Choice of Chief Prosecutor

The European Union has expressed concern about the election of Blerim Isufaj as Kosovo's new Chief Prosecutor on Wednesday, and local civil society organisations have urged President Vjosa Osmani to consider the evident shortcomings of the process when she decides to decree the decision or not.

Kosovo Muslims Want Ban on Religious Dress in Schools Lifted

Kosovo's Islamic Community Council has asked the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, to remove the ban of wearing religious symbols in high schools after a photo of a sign banning the burqa at the entrance of a high school in Gjakova/Djakovica drew criticism.

Belgrade Slams War Crimes Conviction of Serb in Kosovo

Kosovo's Supreme Court announced on Wednesday that it has upheld the verdict convicting Serb fighter Zoran Djokic of war crimes against ethnic Albanian civilians in Peja/Pec in March and April 1999.

In February last year, Pristina Basic Court found Djokic guilty and sentenced him to 12 years in prison. The verdict was upheld by the Court of Appeals in November.