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  2. War crimes in the Kosovo War - Wikipedia


    War crimes committed by Serb paramilitaries during the war were not unlike those committed in 1912 by the Serbian army. Serbian military, paramilitary and police forces in Kosovo have committed a wide range of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other violations of international humanitarian and human rights law: forced expulsion of Kosovars from their homes; burning and looting of homes ...

  3. List of massacres in Kosovo - Wikipedia


    The killings occurred after Yugoslav troops withdrew from the region in the aftermath of the Kosovo War. Ugljare massacre. Before August 1999. Ugljare. 15. KLA. Serbs. KFOR reports on 25 August 1999 the finding of 15 bodies of killed Serbs. Killed months prior, the bodies were concealed by the KFOR.

  4. Women in Kosovo - Wikipedia


    According to Human Rights Watch in their 2000 report on the violence, there were 96 reported cases of rape committed by Serbian and Yugoslav forces against Kosovar Albanian women. Many believe that this number is much lower than the actual number of victims, with estimates being in the thousands.

  5. Crime in Kosovo - Wikipedia


    Street crimes consisting of theft and purse snatchings are serious problems in Kosovo, especially in Pristina. Criminals often commit crimes while armed with handguns, as weapons are fairly easy to obtain." [3] Contents 1 Registered crime rate 2 Organized crime 3 Drug Crime 3.1 Drug trafficking 3.2 Heroin seizures 3.3 Cocaine seizures

  6. Kosovo War - Wikipedia


    The period of 1948–1963 in Kosovo was characterized by a brutal crackdown against Albanian nationalists by Aleksandar Ranković and his secret police (the UDBA). [86] In 1955, a state of emergency was declared in order to squelch unrest that had purportedly been instigated by terror groups from Albania. [87]

  7. Wartime sexual violence - Wikipedia


    During the Kosovo War thousands of Kosovo Albanian women and girls became victims of sexual violence by Serbian paramilitaries, soldiers or policemen. The majority of rapes were gang rapes. Following the entry of NATO in the Kosovo War, rapes of Serbian, Albanian, and Roma women were committed by ethnic Albanians. Rapes by members of the Kosovo ...

  8. Rape during the Bosnian War - Wikipedia


    By 2011, it had indicted 161 people from all ethnic backgrounds for war crimes, and heard evidence from over 4,000 witnesses. In 1993, the ICTY defined rape as a crime against humanity, and also defined rape, sexual slavery, and sexual violence as international crimes which constitute torture and genocide.

  9. Krusha massacres - Wikipedia


    The massacre at Velika Kruša became a part of war crimes indictment against Slobodan Milošević and other Serbian political and military leaders: On or about 25 March 1999, the villages of Velika Kruša and Mala Kruša/Krushe e Madhe and Krushe e Vogel were attacked by forces of the FRY and Serbia.