Medlir Mema and Mathias Holvoet organized policy forum in Prishtina discussing Kosovo Specialist Chambers

On 15 October, IES researchers Medlir Mema and Mathias Holvoet organized a policy forum addressing the potential implications of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office, KSC, in Kosovo. The event was held at the University of Business and Technology, UBT, in Prishtina. Participants of the policy forum echoed a general sentiment that the political nature of the court has hurt its legitimacy before indictments have even begun.  

The forum, named “Kosovo Specialist Chambers: A political game changer or another court down the drain?” was the third in a series of forums organized by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, with academics and politicians criticizing the The Hague institution for its inconsistencies with EU policy and lack of clarity on procedures for participation of victims of the war.

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