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Sunday, June 2, 2013
Former KLA members detained by EULEX
Seven former Kosovo Liberation Army members in Drenica were taken under
custody last night after the Court of Appeal changed their house arrest
measure until June 24th.
The EULEX says that the reason for this measure is the risk of having obstacles in the trial, by affecting the witnesses.
seven former KLA members, Sylejman Selimi (Currently Kosovo Ambassador
to Albania), Sami Lushtaku (Head of the Skenderaj Commune), Jahir
Demaku, Zeqir Demaku, Sahit Jashari, Hysni Thaci and Avni Zabeli are
being interrogated by the EULEX over war crime charges during the Kosovo
The defensive lawyers declared that they will appeal the
decision at the Supreme Court and will demand their unconditional
The arrest of the former KLA members has caused
several reactions in Kosovo, and thousands of citizens protested this
Monday against the EULEX decisions.