Basha vs. Selami, 3 Days Left until PD Elections

Basha vs. Selami, 3 Days Left until PD Elections

On July 22 the Democratic Party will hold internal elections for the party leader. 103,952 PD members will be able to cast their votes for a new leader, after Lulzim Basha froze his functions as party chairman and the two deputy chairmen were charged with organizing the elections. Of the five official candidates three were […]

KQZ Files Charges against 76 Vote Counters

KQZ Files Charges against 76 Vote Counters

The Central Election Commission (KQZ) decided today to file criminal charges against 76 members of Vote Counting Groups responsible for the counting the votes of the June 25 general elections. The 76 vote counters, which are proposed by the main political parties, are accused for the falsification of voting materials and the election results. The […]

PD Responds to Former Congressman DioGuardia’s Allegations

PD Responds to Former Congressman DioGuardia’s Allegations

In an interview with Vizion Plus, former US Republican Congressman Joe DioGuardia alleged that former Prime Minister Sali Berisha had profited “billions” together with his son and daughter, without mentioning him explicitly by name. He also called current Prime Minister Edi Rama ” a chance for democracy.” If they think that Rama didn’t keep his […]

The Effects of the Whistleblower Law – Exit Explains

The Effects of the Whistleblower Law – Exit Explains

The law “Regarding whistleblowing and the protection of whistleblowers” that was approved by Parliament last year will take effect this month. The law aims to prevent and hit back at corruption in the public and private sector, by means of protecting employees within those institutions that report such violations. The law envisions that every public […]

Rama Changes His Mind: Police Involved with Drugs

Rama Changes His Mind: Police Involved with Drugs

Prime Minister Edi Rama convened his drug task force to review the current state of the fight against drug trafficking and cultivation in the country. During his speech, the Prime Minister confirmed that officers of the police forces were involved with the cultivation and trafficking of narcotics. Parallel to cleaning cannabis from the map of […]

Anonymous Albania Attacks Raiffeissen Website

Anonymous Albania Attacks Raiffeissen Website

On their Facebook page hacker collective Anonymous Albania has claimed to have attacked the Albanian website of Raiffeissen Bank. According to the post: We just attacked the official website 24.raiffeissen.al. We demand that our requests are fulfilled. DOWN WITH THE GOVERNMENT. For a better state!! After attacking the website of Eco Tirana, a representative of the […]

To Fix Justice “Once and for All” Is a Dangerous Illusion

To Fix Justice “Once and for All” Is a Dangerous Illusion

During an interview with Deutsche Welle, director of the Independent Monitoring Operation Genoveva Ruiz Calavera made what I consider a dangerous and deceptive claim. That the vetting process, which will reassess all Albanian prosecutors and judges, aims “to consolidate in an incontrovertible manner, once and for all, the rule of law in Albania.” I find […]

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