Newswatch | Newswatch

You are here


June 4, 2009

Rrokum TV station still excluded by national broadcasting network in Kosovo

Privately-owned Rrokum TV in Kosovo is still suspended by the Kosovar broadcasting network and internet provider IPKO, Reporters sans Frontières (RSF) has reported. Although it has a contract guaranteeing its transmission for five years, Rrokum TV was dropped from IPKO’s network of 80 local, regional and international TV stations without warning on April 1. IPKO has at first blamed technical problems and the need to do maintenance work. “We urge IPKO to resume broadcasting of Rrokum TV without... MORE
May 22, 2008

Kosovo journalist pleads not guilty to contempt

Kosovan journalist Baton Haxhiu pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of publishing the name of a protected witness during the war crimes trial of Kosovo's former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, according to a Reuters report. Prosecutors at the U.N. tribunal in The Hague had indicted the Kosovan journalist and had him arrested on Tuesday for contempt of court. He was the third Kosovo Albanian to be charged with contempt of court in as many weeks. Last month, prosecutors indicted Kosovo's... MORE