The Turkish Flag in Mirdita

The Turkish Flag in Mirdita

In response to what is currently happening in Qafe-Molle, Mirdita at the hydropower plant, I feel I must post a reply as the statement written by WAFF (The World’s Armed Forces Forum), a Turkish publication, on 31 December, 2017 is erroneous at best, propagandist against Mirdita and misinformed about the history of Gjon Marka Gjoni. […]

Tahiri’s Driver Speaks: Minister Met with Habilaj

Tahiri’s Driver Speaks: Minister Met with Habilaj

During an interrogation at the Prosecution of Serious Crimes, Alban Aliaj, former driver of former Minister of Interior Affairs Saimir Tahiri confirmed that Tahiri had met his cousins, the Habilaj brothers, in Greece. According to Aliaj’s testimony, Tahiri had met Artan Habilaj in August 2014 in Greece during a holiday with his wife. Habilaj had […]

13,000 Businesses Closed in 2017

13,000 Businesses Closed in 2017

According to data from the Directorate General of Taxes, during 2017 13,000 businesses have changed their status in the Business Registry to “passive.” This means they have either suspended their activities or that have not operated on the market for at least 12 months and not declared their taxes. The majority of the businesses where […]

Democratic Party Seeks Resignation of Speaker of Parliament Ruçi

Democratic Party Seeks Resignation of Speaker of Parliament Ruçi

The Democratic Party has today sought the resignation of Speaker of Parliament Gramoz Ruçi, after violating the Constitution on December 18 by electing a Temporary Prosecutor General. In a press declaration, PD parliamentary group leader Edmond Spaho stressed that in the last session of Parliament in 2017, Prime Minister Edi Rama, with the approval of Ruçi, has […]

The Environmental Achievements of 2017

The Environmental Achievements of 2017

Waste Import  The biggest success for civil society since the 1990s came in 2017. The withdrawal of the draft law on waste import in September 2017 came as a result of a 1-year campaign headed by the activists of the Alliance against Waste Imports (AKIP). The campaign culminated in October 2016, when approximately 3,000 citizens marched toward the Prime Minister’s office, after a series […]