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Civil society in Kosovo and Serbia call for the rule of law to be respected in Deçan/Dečani

We, the undersigned, are concerned by the negative and lasting consequences of the recent statement by the mayor of Deçan/Dečani, Bashkim Ramosaj, vowing that the decision of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo on Deçan/Dečane Monastery’s land ownership will never be implemented. All judgments of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo should be upheld. The constitution provides...

REACTION

300 euros fine for physical violence against women!   The Basic Court in Gjilan, General Department, Criminal Division,  judge Snežana Mihajlović in verdict number P.nr.287 / 21 has imposed a fine of 300 euros and has considered the criminal offense of minor bodily injury, against the defendant who has exercised violence against his wife. According to Article...

Open Call: “YIHR Alumni Network Reunion – Kosovo and Serbia”

Young people from Kosovo and Serbia, who have previously been involved in at least one of YIHR’s activities on the national or regional level, are invited to apply for a Workshop “YIHR Alumni Network Reunion - Kosovo and Serbia”, to discuss and rethink the current activities and practices that aim to intensify collaboration among...

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

YIHR KS invites all young people who are students (final year of their studies) or recent graduates (graduated in the last 3 or 4 years) from the Faculty of Law, public or private universities to apply for the Internship Program in the basic courts of Kosovo and their branches. The Internship Program is developed in...

STOP THE WAR IN UKRAINE!

Youth Initiative for Human Rights Regional Network, working in the post-war countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Serbia, having lived the effects of war and still suffering the consequences of actions such as those of the Russian Federation towards Ukraine, strongly condemns such occurrences and deeply feel for the people in...

If you are for the Open Balkan, stop the intimidation of Albanians in Serbia

Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Serbia (YIHR Serbia) and the Youth Initiative for Human Rights - Kosovo (YIHR Kosovo) condemn the BIA's practice of intimidation against Kosovo journalist Adriatik Kelmendi, as well as the hate messages sent to one Albanian family in December of this year. Intimidation of Albanians is the opposite of...

Joint Statement of Kosovo and Serbia Civil Society Actors

Promoting cooperation among civil society in Kosovo and Serbia 10 December 2021 Witnessing that Kosovo-Serbia relations are not improving despite the ongoing dialogue process, we express our deep concern for the deterioration of the situation on the ground and in the daily lives of citizens. There is a need to safeguard and protect the human rights...