The European Federation of Journalists adopted the Resolution on murdered and missing journalists in Kosovo

Journalists / photo: MIA

A resolution on the murdered and missing journalists in Kosovo in the period from 1998 to 2005, which was worked on by the Association of Journalists of Serbia, was unanimously adopted today at the Annual Assembly of the European Federation of Journalists held in Pristina, Beta reported.

ZNS states in a statement that due to protest, it is not participating in that meeting, and the official proposer, as previously agreed, was the Management Board of EFJ.

In the Resolution on Investigations into the Murders of Journalists in Kosovo, as stated in the announcement, it is written that the Assembly of the EFJ requests the Management Board of that federation to ask UNMIK, EULEX and the authorities in Kosovo to form an international expert commission that will help in the investigation of the murders. , the kidnapping and disappearance of 19 journalists and media workers in Kosovo between 1998 and 2005.

The Assembly of the EFJ requests that judges and prosecutors from Belgrade and Pristina, representatives of the international missions that were in charge of the rule of law in Kosovo (UNMIK and EULEX) be included in the work of the international commission as experts, as well as representatives of the UN and the Association of Journalists of Kosovo.

It is requested that the representatives of the Management Board of EFJ, in cooperation with the members, work to create conditions for the establishment of an international commission to investigate these crimes, as well as to cooperate directly with the prosecutors' offices from Belgrade and Pristina or through the mediation of partners trusted by both parties and they regularly inform the public about the results.

With that resolution, the Special War Crimes Court of Kosovo was asked to open investigations into the murdered and missing journalists and media workers in Kosovo from 1998 to 2005.

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