Kosovo held its first parliamentary elections on 12 December since its declaration of independence in 2008. The elections were free and fair since there were minimal irregularities cited. The irregularities that were noted during that election included that of family votes, multiple votes by the same person and mounting of the pressure of election commissions. After the elections, the electoral body in Kosovo ordered for the re-run in some municipalities in 2011. Kosovo operated without government as the new government was easy to form because three political parties needed to form the coalition. The main issue that is eating the Kosovo society is corruption, poverty, and unemployment. Serbia has stood its ground by opposing Kosovo independence arguing that the Serbs are ready to react with all diplomatic, peaceful, and legal ways to nullify Kosovo independence. In February 2011, many Serbs fled so badly when Kosovo was declared independent taking to the streets protesting and attacking embassies of countries that supported Kosovo independence. The rule of law in Kosovo is feeble in that its weak legal system has given room for organized corruption and crime to develop. . Kosovo After Independence in 2008.
Work CitedJudah, Tim. Kosovo: What Everyone Needs to Know. New York: Basic Books, 2009. Print
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