[JURIST] Kosovo [official website] on Sunday held its first elections for mayors and local councilors since the country's secession from Serbia [official website]. The elections, facilitated by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) [official website], are mandated by the countries' 19 April Agreement [text, JURIST report], which requires active Serb participation in Kosovo politics. The night before and the day of the election have been fraught with violence [AP report], with many ethnic Serbs decrying the elections...

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