All articles by: Leonora Aliu

Leonora Aliu is a journalist at Kosovo 2.0. She studied Journalism at the University of Prishtina. Aliu believes that a complete story is a story that besides reported facts also conveys what people feel and believe about these facts. Aliu covers the field of media, security and justice in Kosovo.

In-depth | Security

The woman shaping Kosovo’s future soldiers

By - 23.03.2018

Meet Irfete Spahiu, the first woman General in the Kosovo Security Force

In-depth | Justice

The verdict that failed to reveal the Assembly’s attackers

By - 23.03.2018

Basic Court decision quashed due to lack of evidence in terrorism case.

In-depth | Security

A murder as a turning point

By - 06.02.2018

Ivanović assassination: Fear, threats and insecurity ignored in the north.

In-depth | Security

Forcing the security issue

By - 23.12.2017

Award-winning KSF awaits establishment of Kosovo’s army.

In-depth | Democracy

The state as a political resource

By - 29.11.2017

State assets still being used to achieve political aims.

Lately | Justice

Three Vetevendosje deputies arrested

By - 24.11.2017

Kurti, Haxhiu and Kadaj-Bujupi detained in tear gas case.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017 | Extremism

Choosing between your city and Islamic State

By - 17.10.2017

The radicalization of disconnected young people.

In-depth | Justice

Waiting on the Judges of the North

By - 16.10.2017

Extension of Kosovo judicial system reaches crucial step.

Perspectives | Justice

“The Snake” raises its head for the Special Court

By - 12.10.2017

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci blames the international community for his own political failures.

Lately | Human Rights

‘Kosovar’s grave’ exhumed in Kukes

By - 04.10.2017

Body in Albania was buried during Kosovo war.

Perspectives | Education

Being part of a state that does not treat you as such

By - 22.09.2017

Institutional marginalization of children with disabilities in the education sector.

Lately | Government

Ramush Haradinaj takes up the role of Prime Minister

By - 10.09.2017

Extraordinary session held after the constitution of the Haradinaj government.

Lately | Elections2017

Kosovo’s Assembly finally chooses its president

By , - 07.09.2017

Establishing new institutions unblocked by late night agreements.

In-depth | Missing persons

Behind the shadows of the past

By - 30.08.2017

Talk of reconciliation before victims know the truth.

Perspectives | Interpol

Kosovo’s Interpol membership is far from assured

By - 18.08.2017

As UN General Assembly vote approaches, does Kosovo have the support?

Lately | Elections 2017 | Democracy

Opposition rise as Kosovars punish ruling parties

By - 12.06.2017

This is a live story that is being updated.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Democracy

Fears of a repeat of 2010

By - 01.06.2017

Lack of time and pre-election coalitions mean monitors are warning of misconduct on election day.

Lately | Justice

Sali Mekaj’s indictment up for review

By - 25.05.2017

Appeals court allows its former head to object to his indictment

In-depth | #IWantToKnow

Media blackout on Sali Mekaj

By - 22.05.2017

Corruption trial of Appeals Court head continues behind closed doors.

Lately | Politics

French court refuses to extradite Ramush Haradinaj to Serbia

By - 27.04.2017

Former KLA commander free to return to Kosovo.

One-on-one | #IWantToKnow

Drita Hajdari: Without cooperation with Serbia, it is impossible to bring justice for war crimes

By - 13.04.2017

Special prosecutor discusses the challenges of prosecuting war crimes when the majority of suspects are unobtainable to state institutions.

Perspectives | Army

Kosovo’s army’s uncertain path

By - 04.04.2017

Hashim Thaci’s game is more likely to trigger elections in Kosovo than to transform KSF into Kosovo’s army this year.

In-depth | Justice

The deserter prosecuted for war crimes

By - 22.03.2017

The story of Sinan Morina, extradited to Serbia on war crimes charges.  

Lately | Security

Kosovo takes new steps towards establishing its army

By - 07.03.2017

President Thaci bypasses Constitution to push progress.

In-depth | Mitrovica

Beyond walls and bridges

By - 28.02.2017

The Mitrovica citizens who are tired of being used as political pawns.

In-depth | Justice

Appeals underway for Kosovars on Interpol list

By - 09.02.2017

Haradinaj one of 20 appeals submitted to Interpol in December 2016.

Lately | Mitrovica

Mitrovica wall comes down

By - 06.02.2017

New plans revealed for revitalization of Ibar Bridge area.

In-depth | Justice

Surveillance included as evidence against Vetvendosje activists

By - 26.01.2017

Initial blows traded in tense court session.

Lately | Politics

Questions remain over Thaci’s role in train stop

By - 18.01.2017

President may have acted unconstitutionally if he issued order to Kosovo Police.

In-depth | Politics

One train and much tension

By - 15.01.2017

Controversial train turns back to Belgrade, but tensions remain.

Lately | Politics

France delays decision on Haradinaj extradition request

By - 12.01.2017

Former KLA commander remanded on bail while all evidence considered.

In-depth | Education

Equal education, only on paper

By - 20.12.2016

Kosovar girls not being provided skills for equal labor force participation.

In-depth | Justice

International investigation into Dehari case legally unlikely

By - 06.12.2016

Legal avenues limited for implementing petition's key demand.

Lately | Justice

Could Fatmir Limaj be handed to the special court for war crimes?

By - 22.11.2016

NISMA boss already indicted for war crimes in Kosovo.

In-depth | Justice

In the shadow of “X”

By - 08.11.2016

Who will protect war crimes witnesses in Kosovo?

In-depth | Workers' rights

Kosovo’s ‘privatization’ of workers’ rights

By - 04.10.2016

Workers forced to accept rights violations due to job insecurity.