EULEX Press Releases
15 December 2015
The SPRK filed an indictment last January against 7 defendants for alleged corruption involving the public utility company, Kosovo Energy Corporation, KEK. The indictment alleges various criminal offences of fraud, falsifying documents, abuse of official position of authority and entering harmful contracts.
08 December 2015
Following the exhumations that took place on August 25, 2015 in Krusha e Vogel/Mala Krusa in the Municipality of Prizren, and the subsequent analysis of DNA results received, EULEX DFM has managed to solve the fate of two missing persons. One victim of the March 26, 1999 Krusha e Vogel/Mala Krusa massacre was identified.
25 November 2015
As part of its mandate to support the Kosovo Customs Service, EULEXs Strengthening Division has organised a one day Workshop on 25 November, 2015 in Pristina. A public awareness campaign was also launched during the workshop to highlight the risk of health and safety hazards when buying counterfeit goods.
26 November 2015
Yesterday, EULEX facilitated a roundtable discussion on road traffic safety in Pristina. The roundtable was opened by EULEX Deputy Head of Strengthening Division, Martin Cunningham and attended by Deputy General Director of Kosovo Police Naim Rexha.
25 November 2015
Today, EULEX provided IT equipment to the Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC) to support the ongoing process of judicial integration. Along with supporting Kosovo Rule of Law institutions through Monitoring, Mentoring and Advising, EULEX continues to donate equipment to Kosovo institutions.
11 November 2015
The EULEX Mission reiterates that it has received a request from Kosovo authorities to waive the immunity of a former staff member.
23 September 2015
On Monday, 21 September, a convoy of five EULEX trucks, trailers, and a crane arrived in Belgrade carrying humanitarian aid for refugees and migrants in Serbia.
16 September 2015
Pristina, 16 September 2015 - Minister of Justice, Prof. Dr. Hajredin Kuçi, together with the Head of EULEX Mission in Kosovo, Gabriele Meucci, the Head of the EU Office/EUSR, Samuel Zbogar, Chair of the Kosovo Judicial Council Enver Peci, and the Chair of the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Alexander Lumezi held a meeting of the Joint Rule of Law Coordination Board.
29 August 2015
Tomorrow, 30 August, marks the International Day of the Disappeared.
26 August 2015
EULEX Head of Mission, Gabriele Meucci, and the Minister of Justice, Hajredin Kuci, met today to discuss ongoing issues on the judiciary in Kosovo.
21 August 2015
Deputy Prime Minister Branimir Stojanović met today with EULEX Head of Mission Gabriele Meucci...
18 August 2015
EULEX Head of Mission Gabriele Meucci and the Prime Minister Isa Mustafa...
14 August 2015
Gabriele Meucci - EULEX Head of Mission: I was disappointed to see the results, released in June, of the 2015 Freedom House report on Nations in Transit.
08 August 2015
Yesterday, a judicial panel of two international judges and one local Judge, at the Pristina Basic Court, pronounced a verdict for an armed robbery case, which happened in Bahrain.
31 July 2015
Yesterday a judicial panel of three international Judges, at the Mitrovica Basic Court, pronounced a guilty verdict in a murder case, which happened 22 March 2013 in Vushtrri/Vučitrn.
23 July 2015
Today, EULEX handed over 37 vehicles and 37 roof racks to three Kosovo Police (KP) units.
EULEX in response to the Vetevendosje-sponsored Substantial Motion which asked for a special debate on EULEX held in the Kosovo Assembly on 22 July 2015,
22 July 2015
EULEX would like to recall the following:...
07 July 2015
In relation to reports published this afternoon by the Kosovo media, regarding the establishment of the Specialist Chambers...
27 May 2015
Today a judicial panel at the Mitrovica Basic Court pronounced the verdict of the Drenica 2 case.
27 May 2015
Today a judicial panel at Mitrovica Basic Court pronounced the verdicts in the Drenica Case I.
16 May 2015
On May 17, EULEX Mission will fly the Rainbow flag at Farmed Building, commemorating the International Day Against Homophobia.
14 May 2015
The three co-chairs of the JRCB, Minister of Justice Hajredin Kuçi, Head of EU Office in Kosovo/EUSR, Samuel bogar and EULEX Head of Mission, Gabriele Meucci, signed...
12 May 2015
On 12 May 2015, 3:00 p.m., at the Pristina airport a helicopter owned and operated by the Starlite Aviation company, contracted by the EULEX Mission in Kosovo to provide transportation services, had an accident during an emergency landing.
30 April 2015
The Media published incorrect reports on the 28 and 29 of April in regards to the exhumation in Llaushë/Laua village.
27 April 2015
On December 2014 during a unrelated reconnaissance visit to a suspected grave in the area of Llaushe village, Skenderaj/ Srbica, the Department of Forensic Medicine was approached by residents of Llaushë/Laua village who indicated a possible burial location in the village cemetery.
23 April 2015
Regarding yesterday's news in connection to an arrest warrant issued by an international judge in a case of a person who was already in prison, EULEX considers the matter as in the purview of the relevant Kosovo Institutions.
22 April 2015
On 20 April 2015, EULEX Prosecutor Heikki Wendorf, addressed a letter to the President of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga in which he referred to information pertaining to the Chief State Prosecutor Aleksander Lumezi.
20 April 2015
On 20 April, a panel of three international judges at the Basic Court Of Mitrovicë/Mitrovica rendered the verdict in criminal case Pnr. 59/2014. The case is related to the murder of the Kosovo Police Officer Enver Zymberi, who was killed on 26 July 2011, in the attack against Kosovo Police convoy.
17 April 2015
The remains of 21 individuals, handed over this week to their families by the Department of Forensic Medicine (DFM), were buried today.
02 April 2015
Today, the Department of Forensic Medicine (DFM) met with the families of 28 victims found in the mass grave at Rudnica, Raska last year.
27 March 2015
Today in a joint letter signed by the Heads of EULEX, Kosovos Prosecutorial Council and Kosovos Judicial Council, Kosovo Institutions take responsibility for keeping media and the wider public informed of the court and prosecution activities in Kosovo.
25 March 2015
Today, the Kosovo Police - Mitrovica South Regional Investigation Unit and EULEX Police - Organised Crime Unit, conducted searches at six locations in the municipality of Vushtrri/Vucitrn.
13 March 2015
Yesterday, Head of the EU Office in Kosovo / EU Special Representative Samuel bogar and Head of the European Union Rule of Law mission in Kosovo EULEX Gabriele Meucci met with Mr. Jakup Krasniqi, President of the National Council of NISMA.
11 March 2015
EULEX Head of Mission Gabriele Meucci today welcomed the meeting held in Belgrade on 10 March 2015 between the Kosovo Police General Director Shpend Maxhuni and the Serbian Police Director Milorad Veljović.
08 March 2015
Today, EULEX will be joining the many people around the world in celebrating International Womens Day, a day where we have the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while recognising the need and calling for greater equality. It is also a moment to reflect on struggles many women still face around the world in achieving greater equality.
06 March 2015
On 3 March 2015 a mixed panel of two international judges and one local judge acquitted the defendant K.H., of the offence of Aggravated Murder, following a main trial at the Basic Court of Peja/Peć. The trial panel found that there were circumstances that excluded the defendant's criminal liability and it was not proven the accused had committed the act, he was charged with.
27 February 2015
On 25 February 2015 at the Basic Court of Ferizaj /Uroevac (sitting in Kaçanik/Kačanik) a mixed panel of judges comprising two international judges and one local judge, confirmed a guilty plea agreement negotiated between SPRK and the defendant, R.A. from Ferizaj/ Uroevac. The defendant was charged with Causing General Danger, Unauthorised Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Use of a Firearm.
11 February 2015
Today, Gabriele Meucci, EULEX Head of Mission met Minister of Justice Hajredin Kuçi. The Minister briefed the HOM on the Brussels facilitated Pristina/Belgrade agreement on the integration of the judiciary.
05 February 2015
Yesterday at the Basic Court of Pristina, two defendants H.T. and B.D. were convicted of the offence of Trading in Influence in Co-perpetration in violation of Articles 345 (1) and 23 CCK 2003.
26 January 2015
The SPRK has filed last Friday an indictment with the Basic Court of Pristina against five defendants charged with various terrorism-related offences, including organization and direction of a terrorist group;
20 January 2015
Yesterday, the SPRK filed an indictment against five persons for various criminal offences, including - Organized Crime;
16 January 2015
The SPRK has filed an indictment against corruption involving the public utility company, Kosovo Energy Corporation, KEK.