The parliamentary commission mandated to investigate the deportation of six Turkish citizens alleged to be members of Gulenist movement has approved a draft report that accuses President Hashim Thaci of being behind the action.
The new Prishtina-Skopje highway has been touted as a major boost to trade with Kosovo’s neighbors – but experts say the economic benefits are unclear, and the project also lacks transparency.
The lack of Kosovo Serb opposition parties running in Sunday’s mayoral elections in the north of Kosovo is another sign that democracy is ceasing to exist there, with even minimum democratic standards not being fulfilled.
Challenges to the inclusion of Serb official documents in the Republic of Kosovo’s civil registry and the integration of Serb parallel structures into Kosovo’s justice system were discussed in BIRN’s latest #DebateforReal aired on Thursday.
A parliamentary commission approved a draft resolution accusing Serbia of committing genocide against ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war, although experts questioned whether it has any practical purpose.