Kosovo president, 9 ex-fighters indicted for war crimes

Kosovo president, 9 ex-fighters indicted for war crimes

By: AP | Pristina |

Printed: June 24, 2020 10:39:57 pm


Kosovo’s president and 9 different former separatist fighters have been indicted on a variety of crimes towards humanity and battle crimes prices, together with homicide. (AP Picture/Visar Kryeziu, File)

Kosovo’s president and 9 different former separatist fighters have been indicted on a variety of crimes towards humanity and battle crimes prices, together with homicide, by a courtroom investigating crimes towards ethnic Serbs throughout and after Kosovo’s 1998-99 independence battle with Serbia.

A press release from a prosecutor of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers issued Wednesday mentioned President Hashim Thaci and the others suspects “are criminally chargeable for practically 100 murders,” involving a whole lot of recognized Kosovar Albanian, Serb and Roma victims, in addition to political opponents.

Different prices embrace enforced disappearance, persecution, and torture.

The 1998-1999 battle left greater than 10,000 useless and 1,641 are nonetheless unaccounted for.

It ended after a 78-day NATO air marketing campaign.

Serbia doesn’t acknowledge Kosovo’s 2008 declaration of independence.

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