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]
June 23, 2013
by Adiah Oreyomi
On June 23, 2009, former Kosovo Prime Minister Agim Ceku was arrested in Bulgaria for alleged war crimes against the Kosovan non-Albanian population. Ceku was the military commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) during the Kosovo War and was charged with genocide in relation to 669 Serbs and ...[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]
December 3, 2012
by Alison Sacriponte
Kosovo authorities called Sunday for an investigation into the work of former UN chief prosecutor Carla del Ponte for her role in bringing war crimes charges against former Kosovo prime minister and Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commander Ramush Haradinaj. Del Ponte, a Swiss lawyer, worked at the ...[read more]
November 29, 2012
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
The Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Thursday acquitted former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commanders Ramush Haradinaj, Idriz Balaj, and Laji Brahimaj of all charges. Haradinaj was a commander of the KLA in the Dukagjin area of Western ...[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]
September 20, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans
A Serbian war crimes court on Wednesday convicted 11 former members of the Albanian Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) of war crimes committed in Kosovo in 1999, acquitting six others. The 11 convicted were sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for crimes including detaining and torturing 147 people and ...[read more]
June 25, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Prosecutors in the retrial of Ramush Haradinaj, a Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commander and the former prime minister of Kosovo, on Monday asked the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) to give him a sentence of at least 20 years. Prosecutor Paul Rogers told the court ...[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]
March 3, 2012
by Meagan McElroy
On March 3, 2009, a court under the European Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) issued its first verdict in a war crimes case against Kosovo Albanian Gani Gashi for atrocities committed during the 1998-1999 Kosovo-Serbia conflict. The Kosovo War pitted the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) against ...[read more]

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