Came across this 2000 Toronto Star article:
Outspoken Kosovo activist gunned down in stairwell
R. Jeffrey Smith
Special to The Star
November 24, 2000
PRISTINA, Yugoslavia–Xhemail Mustafa had long been an outspoken advocate in Kosovo of non-violent dissent…
As he entered his apartment building in the capital’s Dardania neighbourhood yesterday afternoon, two men approached him in the stairwell and shot him six times at close range…
For the past three years, Mustafa, 46, served as the top media advisor to Ibrahim Rugova, the pacifist political leader of Kosovo…
The slaying was at least the third act of violence against officials or prominent representatives of Rugova’s political party, the Democratic League of Kosovo, since it won the largest share of votes cast in municipal elections last month. The balloting forced out of many local offices members of three rival parties formed from the ethnic Albanian guerrilla movement, known as the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA).
Rugova’s non-violent stance made him a despised figure among leaders of the KLA, a group that fought two wars for Kosovo’s independence from Yugoslavia, in 1988 and 1999. A handful of Rugova’s colleagues had been beaten up, kidnapped or killed during the election campaign.
Once they get the bloodthirst…
Well, at least Xhemail Mustafa has a Wikipedia page, though it is described as having “multiple issues”.
Postscript, September 29, 2014: Added to his Wikipedia page. Now it says “refimprove”.