Rama Threatens to Fire All Asset Registration Directors

Rama Threatens to Fire All Asset Registration Directors

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s co-governance platform is yielding more results as he has singled out another group of civil servants who have behaved badly against the Albanian “common people.” In a meeting yesterday with all the local directors of the Asset Registration Offices (Hipoteka), the Prime Minister gave them 24 hours to resign because they […]

Privacy Commissioner Powerless against Rama’s Black List

Privacy Commissioner Powerless against Rama’s Black List

On July 12, Prime Minister Edi Rama released on Facebook a list of 100 names of public officials who, according to him, had been gathered by the “common people.” These 100 public officials would have “abused” the “common people.” Several civil society organizations denounced Prime Minister Rama’s action. The Albanian Helsinki Committee declared that: The publication […]

Citizens Will Pay the Prize of a Coalition with Rama

Citizens Will Pay the Prize of a Coalition with Rama

Prime Minister Rama is continuing his promotion tour in which he sit “knee to knee” with the people of Albania to listen to their worries and expound on the importance of his “co-governance platform with the common people.” Can we imagine the French President Emmanuel Macron, fresh from his victory in which his party won […]

The Ministry of Sound

The Ministry of Sound

Everywhere Prime Minister Edi Rama or one of his ministers goes to speak, whether in official capacity or at a Socialist Party event, you will find microphones and speakers. Chances are considerable that these will have been rented or acquired from a single company, Prosound shpk. Since its foundation in 2006, Prosound, a company managed and […]

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 […]

Rama Defends His Black List

Rama Defends His Black List

Two days ago, Prime Minister Edi Rama published a list of officials most often accused by his Facebook followers of abuse of office, legal violations, or simple a negative attitude toward citizens. The publication of the about 100 names of officials publicly “denounced” on Facebook has led to much debate and critical responses. Perhaps realizing […]

Enver Hoxha on Facebook

Enver Hoxha on Facebook

There could be up to 300 incompetent bureaucrats, corrupted people that were appointed politically, who hold high administrative offices or are part of the judicial system. We are all witness to the fact that this government has huge problems that must be immediately resolved using clear legal criteria, accepted by everybody. But, there is one […]

Albanian Helsinki Committee Denounces Rama’s “Black List”

Albanian Helsinki Committee Denounces Rama’s “Black List”

In response to Prime Minister Edi Rama’s publication of a “black list” of about 100 officials and public servants who behaved “badly” toward citizens witout any proof or investigation, except the collective anger expressed on Rama’s Facebook wall, Erida Skëndaj, director of the Albanian Helsinki Committee, the oldest human rights NGO in Albania, released the […]

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