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CONTACT

The “Youth for Justice” project is supported by the US Department of State – INL and has started to be implemented since November 2018 by the Youth Initiative for Human Rights YIHR KS.

Phone

+383 (0) 38 748 018

E-mail

edrejtajem@yihr.org

Concerned with the publication of news with the names and surnames of the persons ordered to be isolated in quarantine due to coronavirus, the Ombudsperson Institution has publicly addressed the portals in Kosovo. The Ombudperson asked the journalists to fulfill their legal obligations and to do more in the protection of personal data of those who are in quarantine, self-isolation, with Covid-2019 and hospitalized, except in cases when the person gives consent of this. This institution has stated that the Constitution...

The Ombudsman Institution has emphasized that the number of cases of domestic violence has increased by 36% more during March 2020 compared to March 2019. Thus, according to data from the Kosovo Police from a total of 124 reported cases in March 2019, in 2020 there are 169 cases. Domestic violence was one of the biggest human rights violations even before the COVID-2019 pandemic. Among other things, this institution has mentioned that state institutions are obliged to provide protection to victims...

The motion of no confidence initiated by Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) against Albin Kurti’s government was passed on Wednesday night in an extraordinary session by the Assembly of Kosovo. Arben Gashi, head of the LDK’s parliamentary group, introduced the motion of no confidence in front of the Assembly stating that Kurti had violated the governing agreement of the coalition when firing the interior minister Agim Veliu. He continued saying that the Prime Minister’s position on removing the 100% tax on...