The Council for the Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms (hereinafter: KMDLNj is the first non-governmental organization formed in Kosovo. The KMDLNj was formed on December 14, 1989 by a group of human rights activists who spoke on behalf of those who had been denied any rights and violated the basic human rights. KMLDNJ presents a heterogeneous organization of intellectual and national structures. KMDLNj is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organization. KMDLNj headquarters are in Pristina. Likewise, the KMLDNJ has honorary members from different European states and from the US who represent the KMDLNj in certain situations. Adem Demaçi, winner of the Sakharov Prize, is Honorary Chairman of the KMDLNj . KMDLNj is a member of the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) based in Paris and a member of the Balkan Human Rights Network (specifically the Steering Committee of this network). KMDLNj is also a member of the Society of Endangered Peoples in Gottingen (Germany).