Category Archives: International

30 Oct
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A governmental scandal threatening justice independence, EU integration and political stability

After Rama’s and Interior Minister Xhafaj attacks on the Prosecution following their request to lift Tahiri’s immunity, DP leader Lulzim Basha called on Monday, October 23rd, upon the EU Commission and US Government to put pressure on Prime Minister Rama ...

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30 Oct
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Albanian Secret Service Director resigns in surprise decision amid the Tahiri scandal.

The General Director of the Albanian Secret Service (SHISH) Mr. Visho Ajazi gave his resignation after serving in the position since 2012. No reasons were given for his resignation considering the country is facing an intense political period due to ...

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27 Oct
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PM Rama defending by all means Tahiri, even by using “fake news”.

PM Rama attacked the key Albanian whistleblower in the Tahiri case for his previous statements. The accusations were made during an interview given for a popular TV show on Friday evening, October 27th. Rama said that the whistleblower, Mr. Zagani ...

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27 Oct
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EPP: “Government should interrupt pressure on Prosecutor; Decriminalization and the fight against organized crime vital”

On Friday, October27th, the European People’s Party Group in the European Parliament issued the following statement: “The EPP Group takes note of the recent political pressure on the Prosecutor, given the fact that the Albanian Prosecutor for Serious Crimes has ...

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25 Oct
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PM Rama to Albanian journalists: "While the prosecution is from stone age, you are stupid.”

“You speak improperly, you are illiterate. I can answer to you whatever my white heart would like to. Look at yourself, what do you ask? Is this a question? This is stupidity.” PM Rama made this statement to the journalists ...

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23 Oct
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The country needs urgently a United Opposition Front to end Rama’s criminal kidnapping of Albanian democracy.

Statement of the Chairman of the Democratic party of Albania, Mr. Lulzim Basha : “The Italian anti-mafia has recently presented legal evidences of the drug and weapons trafficking carried by the Habilaj brothers’ gang and of the direct assistance they ...

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23 Oct
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Italian full transcripts of the Tahiri – Habilaj affair

The Habilajs have offered gifts and cash to Tahiri while using his personal car (an Audi A8 type) for travelling within and outside the country, also in company of the Minister himself. The Habilajs were intercepted saying that Tahiri has ...

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23 Oct
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Basha calls upon EU and US to react on Rama’s pressure against the judiciary.

PD leader Lulzim Basha has reacted immediately after Prime Minister Edi Rama’s attack on the prosecution. Basha called upon the EU and US to put pressure on PM Rama and the governing majority to immediately interrupt the campaign of threats ...

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23 Oct
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Rama to Prosecution over Tahiri's case: “You come from the Stone Age, put yourself together”.

PM Rama made a long and heavy statement in front of the Socialist parliamentary group, on Monday October 23rd, against the Albanian Serious Crime Prosecutor office as of its handling of the Tahiri/Habilaj case by saying that: “Where does it ...

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23 Oct
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Cannabis, politics and family links: “who’s who” and the drug trafficking surge in Albania

Who are the Habilaj brothers and Dritan Zagani? How do they relate to the former socialist Minister of Interior? What is Rama’s official position and why family links are so important in the Habilaj – Tahiri scandal? How the Xibraka ...

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