Haradinaj returned to Kosovo last June when the Trial Chamber of the court first granted him provisional release [JURIST report]. After ICTY prosecutors who had objected to his resumption of political activity in the country appealed, the Trial Chamber ruled in October than his political activity was subject to UNMIK approval [JURIST report]. The Appeals Chamber subsequently stayed this ruling [JURIST report] in December pending its own decision. Friday's ruling added five conditions to the Trial Chamber's October 2005 terms, requiring UNMIK to pay greater heed to prosecution input on requests and imposing stricter reporting requirements on UNMIK in granting permission. Read the ICTY press release, and the full text of the decision [PDF] by the Appeals Chamber.
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