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22 November 2004 by -

The first trial of Kosovan Albanians, all former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), opened on 15 November before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Fatmir Limaj, 33, Isak Musliu, 34, and Haradin Bala, 57 are accused of « murder, cruel treatment, torture and inhuman acts» committed in 1998 against Serbian and Albanian civilians of Kosovo in a KLA prison camp at Lapushnik, eastern Kosovo. Limaj and Musliu were joint commanders of the Lapushnik camp, while Bala worked there as a guard.

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22 November 2004 by -

Le premier procès d'Albanais du Kosovo, anciens membres de l'Armée de libération du Kosovo (UCK), a débuté le 15 novembre devant le Tribunal Pénal pour l'Ex-Yougoslavie (TPIY). Fatmir Limaj (33 ans), Isak Musliu (34 ans) et Haradin Bala (57 ans) sont accusés par le procureur de «meurtres, traitements cruels, torture et actes inhumains» commis contre des civils serbes et albanais du Kosovo dans un camp d'emprisonnement de l'UCK à Lapushnik (Est du Kosovo) en 1998. Limaj et Musliu partageaient le commandement du camp de Lapushnik, tandis que Bala était garde.

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23 May 2005 by HEIKELINA VERRIJN STUART

Of the 17 charges in the Kosovo indictment against Slobodan Milosevic, the massacre at Racak is the only crime that took place before the NATO bombings of May 1999. At his trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the former Serb president is trying to prove that he was fighting a just war in Kosovo against insurgents and terrorists.

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14 March 2005 by Laurent Abadie

The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, who is accused of crimes against humanity and of violating the laws and customs of war, is the first serving politician to be indicted by the ICTY since the ex-Yugoslav president, Slobodan Milosevic. A former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), Haradinaj was elected by parliament on 3 December to serve in the UN-administered province. On 8 March, he resigned, preferring to face the UN court "as a common citizen".

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