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Dejan Georgievski
26/03/2013 - 07:03

The Kosova Women’s Network expressed last week, on March 21, 2013, its deep concern regarding the threats made against human rights activist Nazlie Bala, who received an anonymous threat letter which read “Please do not protect the shame. Otherwise, we’ll kill you.”

Dejan Georgievski
15/03/2013 - 13:36

Civil society organisations complain that government and administration institutions in Kosovo rarely respond positively to requests for access to information and official documents presented by civil society organisations and representatives, Kohavision TV reports.

Furthermore, CSO representatives say, even the courts don’t respond to lawsuits filed by civil society associations and organisations against public and government institutions that didn’t respond to requests for...

Dejan Georgievski
04/03/2013 - 17:00

Corruption and organised crime continue representing the main threat to the rule of law in Kosovo. At the same time, they are the two keys that impede a quick and fair visa liberalisation process.

These conclusions were presented in the Corruption Monitor report, published by FOL movement. The report deals with activities of the institutions in charge of combating and preventing corruption,...

Dejan Georgievski
20/02/2013 - 14:40

Once again, Mitrovicë/Mitrovica Municipality has urged TV Mitrovica to leave its present work premises in three days.

Director of TV Mitrovica Nexhmedin Spahiu and Kosovo Association of the Independent Broadcast Media (AMPEK) believe that this is a political decision.

During July last year the municipality ordered police to take TV Mitrovica out of its building, however this decision was strongly condemned by associations for defending journalists and media freedom.

Dejan Georgievski
19/02/2013 - 08:30

Last Thursday, 14 February, in south Mitrovicë/Mitrovica, the Humanitarian Law Centre (HLC) presented report on monitoring of decentralization, security, and rule of law in north Kosovo.

Dejan Georgievski
15/02/2013 - 13:00

Following the recent unblocking of the election reform, political party leaders so far have reached two agreements, namely that Kosovo remains a single electoral district, and that election campaigns be shortened to 15 days.

Dejan Georgievski
18/12/2012 - 10:25

The launch of the Kosovo 2.0 magazine edition dedicated to exploration of heterosexual and same sex sexuality in Western Balkans, held last Friday, December 14, 2012 in Prishtina/Priština was disrupted by a group of about 20 men who rushed the stage at the Youth Centre (Boro Ramizi) and beat up one of the employees of the magazine, chanting homophobic slogans like “Out Pederasts!” and “God is great!”.

Dejan Georgievski
07/12/2012 - 10:05

The organizers of the Rolling Film Festival presented, in a conference for the media held at the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce on December 5, 2012, the programme of this year’s edition of the festival that showcases films made by and about the Roma.