On the occasion of Human Rights Day: Record of murdered/killed and dissapeared persons in connection with the war in Kosovo
Record of Killed/Murdered or Disappeared Persons in Connection with the War in Kosovo
On the occasion of the International Day of Human Rights, on the website of The Kosovo Memory Book (KMB), a Record was uploaded of persons killed or disappeared in connection with the war in Kosovo in the period between January 1st, 1998 and December 31st, 2000. The Record contains the personal data of 13,517 victims, along with the date and place of birth and place of residence until the death or disappearance of every victim, the date and location of the murder or disappearance, as well as information on whether the victim was a civilian or a member of the armed forces.
The data were taken from the KMB database, authored by the Humanitarian Law Center and Humanitarian Law Center Kosovo. The database is the result of years of research based on the statements of witnesses and family members given to the HLC and HLCK, and on data from court documents, forensic reports, records of the armed forces, reports of non-governmental organizations and the media, war diaries and other related documents.
According to the KMB data, as of November 7th, 2014, 13,517 people are recorded as having died or disappeared in connection with the war in Kosovo, of whom: 10,792 were Albanians, 2,197 Serbs, and 528 Roma, Bosniaks and other non-Albanians. Among the fatalities or missing civilians, there are 8,661 Albanians, 1,197 Serbs and 447 Roma, Bosniaks or members of other non-Albanian communities.
Contact person: Natasa Kandic, KMB Project Coordinator