All articles by: Ngadhnjim Avdyli
7me7: Our society gives the impression that we are an experiment
After an almost decade-long hiatus, the rock band from Ferizaj reflects on their music as political and social commentary in post-war Kosovo.
Public universities founded with no need, a shortage of academic staff and questionable quality.
Xhevdet Bajraj: I dreamt of freedom in a different way to the politicians
Poet born in Rahovec gives his view of Kosovo from his new home in Mexico City.
Violations of journalists’ rights in abundance
Low wages, absence of contracts and unpaid internships in Kosovo media.
A bloody year for workers
People protest against construction worker deaths, demand measures be taken.
Where are the 60,000 new jobs?
After a year in office, what impact has the current government had on the economy?
Marching for persons who disappeared during wartime
Participants reject any Kosovo-Serbia deal that excludes missing persons.
Protesters demand extensive reforms in justice and politics
Resignation of special prosecutor reignites citizen protest movement.
Adem Reka, Ardit Gjoklaj and the machines that took their lives
Have workers’ rights in Albania improved since the days of Hoxha?
A service that’s never paid back
Kosovo’s waiters suffer no contracts, payment delays, unpaid overtime and poor treatment.
Patients paying price of public system’s poor health
Widespread deficiencies adding to suffering of those with serious illnesses.
Ilir Begolli: Patients’ health is not in focus
Doctor with 40 years experience at the National Institute for Public Health Care discusses Kosovo’s health system.
Will Kosovo’s education system flunk its exams again?
Reforms delayed by ‘stagnation’ around implementation.
Workers question Ferronikeli ‘success story’
Death, injuries and mass dismissals since 2006 privatization.
Fatos Lubonja: “We are unable to build the big house together, so we build by ourselves”
Publisher from Albania speaks about the role of intellectuals in society, the flaws of Albanian democracy and the necessity of thinking differently.
Sislej Xhafa: Independence is an empty glass with no water
Contemporary artist discusses identity, victimization and an underwhelming independence.
Arrogance in place of transparency
Effective communication still lacking from Haradinaj’s government.
Mimoza Kusari-Lila vs Ardian Gjini
First woman mayor in Kosovo competes against AAK in Gjakova for third time.
Lutfi Haziri vs. Sami Kurteshi
A former deputy prime minister against a former ombudsperson in the race for Gjilan.
Shqiprim Lubishtani: Election observation is activism for qualitative change
Long-term observer discusses his engagement in the democratic process and the challenges and improvements over the years.
Goran Miletic: Most Western Balkan politicians do not see diversity as desirable
Veteran human rights activist discusses slow progress in regional LGBTI rights, defying borders and adapting activism to the internet age.
Over 70 new cases of sexual harassment
Prishtina the city with the highest number of reports according to “EcShlire” app.
Why should we protect our cultural heritage?
Memory, identity and economic development as key pillars.
Shkelzen Gashi: If VV comes to power, maybe only Kurti will remain uncorrupt
One of Vetevendosje’s co-founders, alongside Albin Kurti, speaks about its growth during elections, its past mistakes and their being ill prepared to govern.
A digital war against extremism?
Experts gather in Prishtina to discuss using the internet against terrorists.
The collapse of political strongholds
Changes in voting trends in Ferizaj, Kacanik and Fushe Kosove.
For the author or for everyone?
Claims over the rights to intellectual property divide activists and the state.
Jusuf Azemi: Kosovo’s economy is based on the backs of oppressed workers
Head of Independent Trade Union of the Private Sector says that workers rights have seen no improvement in Kosovo since the 1900s.