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First Name
Gjylbehare Bella
Last Name
Human rights, rule of law, state-building, democratization, transitional justice.
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About Me

Murati’s interest lies in human rights and rule of law in post-conflict societies, accountability of international organisations, extra- territorial application of human rights, transitional justice and law of armed conflict.

Recent Publications

Gjylbehare BellaMurati, “Surrogate state’s approach to transitional justice”, a book chapter,in:”The Legacy of Crimes and Crises. Transitional Justice, Domestic Change and the Role of the International Community, Peter Lang International, January 2016.
Gjylbehare Bella Murati, Promoting reconciliation in Kosovo, A book chapter Civil Society in Post conflict Kosovo, Centre for Political Courage, Prishtine, 2012.

Gjylbehare Bella Murati, “The Ombudsperson Institution vs. UNMIK”, (Article in, Accountability for Human Rights Violations by International Organisations , book, Intersentia 2010, Belgium).

Gjylbehare Bella Murati, “The implementation of the principles of the international law which promotes and protects the rights of persons belonging to national minorities into domestic law” in Supporting Kosovo policy-making towards European integration, Kosovo Foundation for Open Society, Prishtina, Kosovo December 2006.

Gjylbehare Bella Murati, Shelley Casey, “The Implementation of UN Convention on Child Rights into domestic legislation”, ( A booklet, UNICEF, November 2006)
Gjylbehare Bella Murati, “The process of healing war wounds in Kosova”, Temida, The journal on victimization, human rights and gender, January 2005, Victimology Society of Serbia, Belgrade
Gjylbehare Bella Murati, “The Independence of the Judiciary and its Role in the Protection of Human Rights under UN Administration Using the Case of Kosova”, European Society of International Law, ESIL , Florence Agora Paper.

 Gjylbehare Bella Murati “The legal status of Kosovar Albanian detainees transferred from Kosovo by the FRY authorities during the hostilities in Kosovo”, Journal of Human Rights and Policy, Prishtina, Kosovo, Third issue, 2009.

Ongoing projects:
Gjylbehare Bella Murati: Religion in the Aftermath of Conflict: Reconciling Secularism and Freedom of Religion for the Sake of peace-building”, postdoctoral research, Human Rights Centre, Ghent University, Belgium.
Gjylbehare Bella Murati: Sins of the EU Rule of law promoters: on independence, impartiality, fairness and accountability of the internationalised judiciary, ongoing research, supported by Max Planck Institute for International Law and Comparative Law, Heidelberg, Germany
Gjylbehare Bella Murati, “International Territorial Administration and the formation of customary international law”, Work in progress.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Kosovo, Serbia, Albania, Macedonia and Bosnia and Hecegovina

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