January 29, 2014
by Theresa Donovan
An international judge from the Mitrovica Basic Court on Tuesday ordered a one-month detention for a Kosovo Serb politician, Oliver Ivanovic, who is suspected of committing war crimes and aggravated murder during the 1998-1999 Kosovo conflict. The order was in response to a request by a European ...[read more]
November 8, 2013
by Stephen Adelgren
A European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) prosecutor in the Kosovo Special Prosecution Office filed an indictment against 15 defendants on Friday in the EULEX Mitrovica Basic Court. The individuals are accused of war crimes against civilians that occurred at a Kosovo Liberation Army ( ...[read more]
September 18, 2013
by Laura Klein Mullen
The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) on Tuesday acquitted Fatmir Limaj, a close ally of Prime Minister Hashim Thaci, of war crimes charges. Limaj was accused of killing and torturing Serbian prisoners at a Kosovo Liberation Army-run detention camp. The case was marked by the ...[read more]
May 24, 2013
by G. Redd
The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) and the Kosovo Police Special Operations Unit ROSU arrested five people Thursday on suspicion of war crimes in the 1998-1999 conflict. Although the names of the accused were not released, the lawyer for Sami Lushtaku announced that his ...[read more]
April 29, 2013
by Jerry Votava
The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) on Monday sentenced five men to prison for their roles in an organ trafficking syndicate. Lufti Dervishi and his son Arban Devishi were found guilty of "Trafficking in Persons and Organised Crime." Sokol Hajdini, Islam Bytyqi and Sulejman ...[read more]
April 19, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) on Thursday began the retrial of Fatmir Limaj, a prominent political figure in the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) and former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA). Nine other defendants are also facing charges in the case. Limaj ...[read more]
March 24, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) prosecutor Jonathan Ratel filed additional charges on Friday against seven Kosovo citizens on trial for illegal kidney trafficking. This is the first time Ratel alleged that a link existed between the suspects and high-ranking Kosovo officials. ...[read more]
November 25, 2012
by Jerry Votava
The European Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) on Saturday arrested Fatmir Limaj, a prominent political figure in the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) and former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA). Limaj was arrested for his actions actions during the 1998-1999 war in Kosovo. He ...[read more]
May 26, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
Moshe Harel was arrested in connection with the organ trafficking operation in Kosovo during the 1998-1999 Kosovo War the European Union Rule of Law Mission to Kosovo (EULEX) said Friday. A report authored by Council of Europe (COE) member Dick Marty details how criminals harvested the organs of ...[read more]
May 6, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
On May 6, 2010, European Union police officers arrested suspected war criminal, Sabit Geci, in Kosovo. Geci was accused of being a former member of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), which allegedly tortured prisoners at an Albanian prison during the 1998- 1999 Kosovo war. The European Union Rule ...[read more]

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