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Prosecutors seek hefty sentences for protestors’ deaths. Stefan Fule to visit Tirana on Monday. EU concerned by wave of Albanian asylum seekers.
Albania prosecutors seek 48-years of imprisonment for two Republication Guard officers accused of the murders of three protestors during the January 21, 2011 riots.
EU Enlargement Commissioner, Stefan Fule, will visit Tirana on Monday in an effort to reignite dialogue between Albania’s feuding parties.
German Ambassador in Tirana, Karola Holtkemper, says that the EU is concerned from the growing number of Albanian asylum seekers.
Balkan Insight has not verified the facts of the original press reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
Optimism about reform under the new government fades as the new team delays enacting the promised media strategy and takes effective control of the media through the familiar tactics of targeted advertising and hidden ownership.