An op-ed by Serbian human rights activist Milos Ciric published in today’s edition of Danas, prior to the UN-backed tribunal in The Hague convicting General Ratko Mladic of genocide.
War criminals are not our heroes. Let the ICTY judgements serve as a reminder of the horrors of the ‘90s, and let us remember the victims rather than glorify the killers.
You have our support for an internal dialogue, but we will not allow you to use us in your political dealings.
By refusing to be complicit in a vicious cycle of violence, we will inspire a culture in which reporting violence, particularly when witnessed in our very own families, is a civic and human duty.
Illegal border crossings of over 111 thousand Kosovars during the last three years have brought up to 334 million in revenues for traffickers. How much more should the citizens pay for the government’s irresponsibility?
Was there any legal basis for the Elections Complaint and Appeal Panel to call a total vote recount for Prizren and Prishtina?
The key factors for performance in Sunday’s mayoral runoff elections were candidate choice, local coalitions, campaign and media rhetoric, and rural-urban polarization.
A little-known British lawyer rose to become one of Kosovo’s most powerful judges despite lacking the credentials to serve as an international judge and following controversies stemming from his previous posts in the Western Balkans.
It’s important to remember that while culture and people shape our social identities, the fundamental truth is that no one is born homophobic, just like no one is born liberal, fascist, vegetarian, or a good swimmer.
The opening of a new phase in the dialogue was direly needed to avoid its failure. Confusion in Prishtina and Belgrade about the aim of this new phase reflects the temporary absence of a key actor - Germany.
With the rise of right-wing movements in Europe and worldwide, we need a monument to remind us what was at stake during WWII.
If the government does not develop a strategy to hold polluters accountable, clean wastewaters, and monitor groundwaters, pollution will wreak havoc on Kosovo’s budget, environment, and public health.
In Kosovo, local elections do not necessarily reflect the trends set by the general elections; a party could fail at the national level, but be very successful at the municipal level.
Our greatest task as feminists is for men to unlearn the entitlement they feel towards women's bodies, and for women to internalize courage.
Economic development falls within the purview of nine different ministries in Kosovo, creating a bureaucratic nightmare and hindering business development.
In northern Kosovo, Srpska Lista dominates the political scene. As local elections are approaching, Kosovo Serbs are being denied freedom of choice and freedom of expression.
Kosovo should adopt an offensive rather than defensive diplomatic strategy and apply to as many international organizations as it can. Even if these endeavors fail, Kosovo has nothing to lose.