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Hate Speech Situation in Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia & Albania: January – May 2023

YIHR KS reviewed a number of articles and comments from January to May 2023 containing hate-speech in Kosovo, as part of the “Anti Hate-Speech in Western Balkans” project supported by the CIVIL RIGHTS DEFENDERS and implemented by Helsinki Committee for Human Rights. Hate speech was monitored in three other regions as well: North Macedonia (Helsinki […]

Youth Exchange and Storytelling Workshop

Given the complex and sensitive political situation, as well as recent unrest in the relation between Kosovo and Serbia, there is a pressing need for regional cooperation and fostering positive dialogue. Having that in mind, we invite you to apply for the Youth Exchange and Storytelling Workshops, which will be held in Prizren from the […]

Regional Youth Exchange on Reconciliation and Intercultural Dialogue in the Balkans

Dates: 7th – 11th August 2023 Location: Prizren, Kosovo We are pleased to announce the open call for participants to apply for the upcoming Youth Exchange, which will take place from the 7th until the 11th of August 2023 in Prizren, Kosovo. This project aims to address the crucial issue of reconciliation and intercultural dialogue among young people in […]

The newest and largest regional activist network is here!

The newest and largest regional activist network is here! The Generation Peace Activists Network has officially launched, and everyone is invited to become a part of it! This network is a groundbreaking initiative which aims to foster positive change and meaningful collaboration between young activists from Kosovo and Serbia. This dynamic network will serve as […]

Open call – Program Assistant

We are looking for a Program Assistant to join our team! Are you passionate about making a difference and eager to support impactful programs? We are thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity to join our amazing team as a Program Assistant for the Dealing with the Past Program. If you are motivated, willing to learn, […]

Youth Generation Peace Activists Network: Empowering Young Change-Makers from Kosovo and Serbia for Cross-Border Collaboration

https://rb.gy/lugoe We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Generation Peace Activists Network, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at fostering positive change and meaningful collaboration between young activists from Kosovo and Serbia. This dynamic network will serve as a structured platform for communication, amplifying the voices of activists and promoting cross-border efforts and initiatives, with […]

REACTION: Youth Initiative for Human Rights – Kosovo (YIHR KS) condemns the decision of KTV and TV debate KONFRONT for inviting Rrustem Mustafa, who was convicted for war crimes, to discuss the current proceedings before the Kosovo Specialist Chambers. Rrustem Mustafa was the former commander of the Operational Area of Llap and member of the General Staff of KLA.

In 2015, Rrustem Mustafa, known as “Remi”, was sentenced to four years in prison for war crimes by the Court of Appeal. Based on the ruling, Rrustem Mustafa was found guilty of war crimes due to the inhumane treatment of detained civilians and war crimes due to the beating and torture of detained civilians. Moreover, […]

Open Call for Peace Academy Trainer(s)

Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Kosovo is seeking trainer(s) with experience in peacebuilding to join the Peace Academy as part of the USAID-funded Kosovo Youth Dialogue Activity. About the organization: Youth Initiative for Human Rights – Kosovo (YIHR KS), established in 2004, is a human rights organization which works towards protecting and promoting human […]