North Macedonia Frees Kosovo Ex-Guerrilla Wanted by Serbia

8/20/2019

North Macedonia released former Kosovo Liberation Army member Tomor Morina, after the country’s supreme court decided not to extradite him to Serbia to face war crimes charges.

Morina was arrested in North Macedonia in July 24 on a Serbian warrant as he was entering the country from Kosovo. The failure to extradite Morina angered the Serbian authorities.

The Serbian War Crimes Prosecutor’s Office told BIRN after the arrest that it suspects him of involvement in war crimes against civilians in the Djakovica/Gjakova area of Kosovo from January to June 1999.

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