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This Monday, on a special session of the Kosovo Assembly dedicated to raising public awareness for the victims of sexual violence survivors in Kosovo, Vasfije Krasniqi – Godman spoke about the societal prejudice and institutional negligence towards these victims. She made a call on the institutions to pay attention on the crimes of sexual violence happened during the war in Kosovo. Krasniqi – Goodman is one of the only sexual violence survivors to speak publicly about her story. She also noted the stigma these victims face including by...

The Special Prosecutor Drita Hajdari from the Special Prosecution Office of the Republic of Kosovo has opened a preliminary investigation into the attack on the Jashari Family by Serb Forces in Prekaz on 5, 6 and 7 March 1998, in which 59 people were killed.  Special Prosecutor Drita Hajdari has told BIRN that the investigation has been launched last year and from that time, they were in the stages of gathering evidence. She has also confirmed that the case has not...

In order to further the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights, on 22 January the Ombudsperson Institution (OI) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) presented a guideline that provides clarification on the process of searching ECtHR judgments and the content of the database. The database contains judgments, rulings, legal summaries and press releases on ECtHR cases. This guideline will assist judges, prosecutors, legal officers and professionals in the field of justice in interpreting laws and other by-laws in the field of human...