Prishtina, 30 December 2013 – Kosovo Prime Minister, Hashim Thaçi, feels satisfied and proud that the Government of Kosovo managed to initiate the financial compensation for all former political prisoners, since World War II, which according to him is a proof that Kosovo appreciates their sacrifice.
Thaçi wrote in his Facebook page that the suffering of former political prisoners and their families from Yugoslavia and later Serbia was extremely harsh.
“Their sacrifice was a source of inspiration for generations towards the freedom and independence of Kosovo”, Thaçi wrote.
Under the financial compensation, former political prisoners would be receiving 16.70 Euros per a day spent in prison. According to Thaçi, compensation would be realized within 5 years and the total amount would be 55 million Euros.