Dozens of protesters marched in Gjakova today to protest the negligence of Kosovar institutions after a man in Brekoc shot and killed his former wife and daughter.
The draft statute of the Association of Serbian Municipalities, one of the key Belgrade-Prishtina deals awaiting implementation, is likely to be complete by early August and to require amendments to Kosovo’s laws, documents obtained by BIRN show.
Kosovo authorities released five Serbs on Tuesday who were detained earlier the same day, after Belgrade stated it will halt EU-mediated talks with Pristina over the arrests.
The director of the Serbian government’s Kosovo office, Marko Djuric, said that Belgrade will halt its EU-mediated talks with Prishtina unless Kosovo releases five Serbs who were arrested on Tuesday.
Low numbers of prison sentences for corruption cases continue to plague the Kosovo judiciary, the 12th court monitoring report produced by BIRN and Internews Kosova finds.