Civil Society Report on Human Rights in Kosovo in 2021

This document presents the third annual CSO report on the human rights situation in Kosovo for the year 2021. The report is produced jointly by civil society organizations (CSOs) working in a diverse number of areas relevant to human rights. This report aims to serve as an independent tool to assess the overall human rights situation in Kosovo, thus lling in an existing gap in joint reporting on human rights in Kosovo at the local and international levels, in addition to enhancing cooperation and coordination between CSOs.

The following 37 CSOs contributed to this report:

Activism Roots, Advancing Together (AT),Artpolis, Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), Balkan Sun‑owers Kosova (BSFK), Center for Armative Social Action (CASA), Centre for Equality and Liberty (CEL), Civil Rights Program Kosovo (CRP/K), CiviKos Platform, Democracy Plus (D+), EcoZ, FOL Movement, Forum for Civic Initiative (FIQ), Gracanica Innovation Center (GIC), Group for Legal and Political Studies (GLPS), HANDIKOS, Humanitarian Law Center Kosovo (HLCK), Coalition of Non- governmental Organizations (NGOs) for Child Protection (KOMF), K10 Coalition with the leading NGO Action for Mothers and Children (AMC), Kosova Education Center (KEC), Kosova Rehabilitation Centre for Torture Victims (KRCT), Kosovar Centre for Security Studies (KCSS), Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF), Kosovo Law Institute (KLI), Kosovo Women’s Network (KWN), Kosova Young Lawyers (KYL), Local Initiative LINK, Medica Gjakova, Missing Persons Resource Center (MPRC), Network of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Women’s Organizations of Kosovo (RROGRAEK), New Social Initiative (NSI), NGO AKTIV, NGO THY, Roma in Action (RIA), Roma Versitas Kosovo (RVK), Syri i Vizionit, Terre des Hommes Kosovo, Youth Initiative for Human Rights – Kosovo (YIHR KS), and YMCA in Kosovo.