“Hundreds of Kosovo Albanians gathered in the village of Recak to mark the 19th anniversary of the massacre of 44 people by Serbian police in 1999. Relatives of victims, survivors, senior state officials of Kosovo attended the commemoration at the memorial complex in Recak on Monday to mark the anniversary of the massacre which was turning point in Kosovo war and triggered NATO’s military intervention against police and military targets of Yugoslavia headed by the then President Slobodan Milosevic. Former chief of the OSCE verification mission to Kosovo in 1999, William Walker, who was one of the first to visit the scene following the massacre, and who stated that it was a ‘crime against humanity,’ and that the victims were civilians, attended the commemoration ceremony in Recak.” (Gazeta Express)