The rape and murder of an 11-year-old child in Fushe Kosove last week has sparked protests in the town in response to the negligence of public institutions to prevent the child’s murder and investigate the allegations of rape.
Kosovo’s Special Prosecution is investigating claims that a photograph allegedly showing Serbian soldiers raping an ethnic Albanian woman during the war, which was shown to media by MP Flora Brovina, could be a fake.
Vasfije Krasniqi-Goodman, a wartime rape survivor, was among the speakers addressing the US House of Representatives on Tuesday, appealing for an end to impunity for war crimes and human rights abuses in Kosovo.
In the midst of an investigation into a case of assault and sexual harassment on Monday, the state prosecutor leading the investigation, Rexhep Maqedonci, denounced the allegations as ‘blackmail, libel and lies.’
Coverage of the alleged sexual abuse of a teenager in Kosovo is prompting more victims to come forward.