Citizens Protest, while Media Ignore Urban Destruction

Citizens Protest, while Media Ignore Urban Destruction

Citizens and environment activists protested yesterday in front of the Tirana Municipality against the construction of a residential complex in the only green space close to the former Bus Park Station. Yesterday, the residents who for a few days have protested in the fenced area ready for construction stood in front of Mayor Veliaj’s office […]

Another Protest on July 5 at the Bus Station Park

Another Protest on July 5 at the Bus Station Park

On Wednesday, July 5, residents of the Bus Station Park area will protest again against Mayor Veliaj’s decision to build in the only green space in the area. Citizens, who yesterday protested for the third consecutive day until late in the evening, asked the Tirana municipality to cancel the permission for the construction of a residential […]

Citizens Reclaim Their Park

Citizens Reclaim Their Park

Yesterday evening, environmental activists and neighborhood inhabitants gathered near former Bus Station Park to protest the construction work approved by Mayor Erion Veliaj just after the elections. The park, inaugurated by former mayor Lulzim Basha, will become yet another building site for one of Veliaj’s clients. The citizens took down the fence around the perimeter, […]

Veliaj Starts Building in Another Park

Veliaj Starts Building in Another Park

Environment activist group “Qytetarët për parkun” announced today that Mayor of Tirana Erion Veliaj has officially approved the destruction of another park in Tirana. According to the activists, Mayor Veliaj has signed the building permit for several buildings on the site of the park near the offices of the Municipal Police, in an area known […]

Another Tirana Park Falls Prey to Concrete

Another Tirana Park Falls Prey to Concrete

In a Facebook post, activist group “Citizens for the Park” have denounced yet another construction project in Tirana. According to the activists, the Municipality of Tirana is planning a construction project of 100,000 sq.m. in the public park near the police office in an area know is the “Bus Station” along Rruga e Kavajës. According […]