POZAREVAC, Yugoslavia (AP) -- Prominent Kosovo Albanian activist Flora Brovina was freed Wednesday, witnesses said, ending a prison stay that made her a symbol of Slobodan Milosevic's crackdown on the province's ethnic Albanian majority.
Brovina, who had been serving a 12-year term for terrorism, left the prison here late Wednesday afternoon after new Yugoslav President Vojislav Kostunica ordered her release.
"Justice has been served," lawyer Branko Stanic told reporters at the prison gate as Brovina was driven away. She was expected to arrive in Kosovo later Wednesday.
The move appears to be further fallout from the ouster of Milosevic and the rise of Kostunica's pro-democracy forces. Western observers have long called for the release of Brovina and other Kosovo Albanian prisoners in Yugoslavia, and Kostunica has been making overtures to the West.
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