Dr. Feride Rushiti is the founder and Executive Director of the Kosovo Rehabilitation Center for Torture Victims (KRCT). Through almost two decades of research and advocacy, Dr. Rushiti has secured access to healthcare and justice for civilian victims of Kosovo’s* 1998-1999 war. Her advocacy led to the recognition of the survivors of wartime sexual violence among other civilian victims of war in 2014 as well as the landmark decision in 2017 by the Cossack government to fund pensions for Kosovo’s victims of wartime sexual violence.
On May 31, 2022, in partnership with the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University (FXB Center), the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities (AIPG) launched a research report entitled The Roma Holocaust/Roma Genocide in Southeastern Europe: Between Oblivion, Acknowledgment, and Distortion.
The report is the result of a year-long research project – Countering Distortion of the Genocide of the Roma in …Read more