• Apr 11, 2014
    Press release
    Kosovo’s parliament should approve the establishment of a special court located abroad to try alleged war crimes and other serious crimes committed during and after the 1998-1999 Kosovo war. The parliament should also agree to extend the mandate of the European Union Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) and allow it to continue investigating and prosecuting serious and politically sensitive crimes in Kosovo.
  • May 31, 2011
    Commentary
    The forthcoming trial in The Hague of the arrested Serb warlord is an occasion to assess the achievements of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
  • May 27, 2011
    Commentary
    Nearly two decades ago, Aryeh Neier helped launch the international criminal court that eventually tried more than 150 suspects-and will soon try alleged war criminal Ratko Mladic. The former head of Human Rights Watch shares how the tribunal was born.
  • May 27, 2011
    Commentary
    The arrest of Ratko Mladic will finally bring justice to victims and survivors of the bloody slaughter of 7,000 men and boys, writes Human Rights Watch's Emma Daly, who covered the conflict as a reporter. She recalls the anguish of victims, savagery of Mladic-and denial of Bosnian Serbs.
  • Jan 24, 2011
    Press release
    Efforts toward European integration for the Western Balkans are hampered by persistent human rights problems, Human Rights Watch said today. In its World Report 2011, Human Rights Watch documents human rights concerns in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, and Kosovo during 2010.
  • Jan 19, 2011
    Press release
    The European Union rule-of-law mission in Kosovo should appoint an independent, high-level prosecutor to investigate alleged crimes by former leaders of the Kosovo Liberation Army.
  • Dec 15, 2010
    Press release
    The United States and European governments should demand thorough and impartial criminal investigations in Kosovo and Albania into allegations of serious crimes by former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) members.
  • Sep 20, 2010
    Commentary
    Eleven years after the conflict, Serbia indicts nine miiltia members for a Kosovo war crime, but EU accession requires more.
  • Mar 16, 2010
    Press release
    Serbia’s recent arrest of nine men suspected of killing 41 Kosovo Albanians civilians in 1999 is a welcome step toward justice for the victims.
  • Dec 16, 2008
    Press release
    The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo, which began its work across Kosovo on December 9, 2008, should urgently investigate and prosecute longstanding cases of ethnically motivated crimes and remedy the major structural deficiencies in the justice system.