Adem Demaçi

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Adem Demaçi (26 February 1936 – 26 July 2018) was a Kosovo-Albanian politician, writer and activist. He was born in Podujevë, Yugoslavia. Demaçi was first arrested for his opposition to the authoritarian government of Josip Broz Tito in 1958, serving three years in prison.

He was Chairman of the Council for the Defense of Human Rights and Freedoms of the People of Kosovo from 1991 to 1995. He was editor-in-chief of Zëri, a magazine based in Prishtina, from 1991 to 1993. He was the president of the Parliamentary Party of Kosovo from 1996 to 1998.[1]

Demaçi died in Prishtina, Kosovo on 26 July 2018 at the age of 82.[2]

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  1. Jacky Rowland (27 May 1999). "Kosovo leader calls for Nato troops". BBC News. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  2. Lifelong political activist Adem Demaci dies at 82