Member of the ‘Jackals’ Serb paramilitary unit Zoran Raskovic told the Belgrade Higher Court that one of defendants in the case of war crimes in four Kosovo villages in spring of 1999 was present during the shooting of a group of Albanian civilians.
Kosovo Liberation Army ex-leaders turned politicians Hashim Thaçi and Kadri Veseli pleaded not guilty to additional charges filed by Hague prosecutors alleging they committed further wartime and post-war crimes against civilians.
The Specialist Prosecutor's Office in The Hague on May 2 filed fresh indictments for war crimes, torture, unlawful murders and political arrests against four KLA leaders held in The Hague.
Justice institutions in Kosovo filed only one indictment last year for war crimes committed in 1998-99, according to the latest report of the Humanitarian Law Center, Kosovo, HLCK, on Thursday.
Protesters gathered in Pristina to call for the release of Nezir Mehmetaj, an alleged former Kosovo Liberation Army fighter who is on trial in Serbia for alleged killings and looting during wartime.