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Unconstitutionality of the MoU between Temporary General Prosecutor and Minister of Interior

Unconstitutionality of the MoU between Temporary General Prosecutor and Minister of Interior

The Cooperation Agreement between the General Prosecutor and the Minister of Interior is unconstitutional and flagrantly contrary to the Code of Criminal Procedure as well as the law on the organization and functioning of the prosecution. Specifically:   1-The government decides who ...

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Future economic stability of the country seriously affected by corruption, PPPs, and large criminal gains poured in the construction sector

Future economic stability of the country seriously affected by corruption, PPPs, and large criminal gains poured in the construction sector

The Chairman of the Democratic Party of Albania, Lulzim Basha, in a conversation with journalists on 28 February focusing on recent economic development stressed that the main danger for the future of the Albanian economy relates to its criminalization and ...

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Justice reform stalling as political capture from ruling majority becomes apparent

Justice reform stalling as political capture from ruling majority becomes apparent

All recent developments of the justice reform implementation in Albania confirm that there is a true governmental capture of the Albanian Judiciary, which has seriously alienated its core objectives.   After the ending of the consensual agreement of 2016, the aim of ...

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Why the unilateral appointment of a Temporary General Prosecutor is a threat to the future of the Justice reform and Albanian democracy?

Why the unilateral appointment of a Temporary General Prosecutor is a threat to the future of the Justice reform and Albanian democracy?

Why the unconstitutional nomination of a Temporary General Prosecutor may be a threat for the future of the Justice reform and of the Albanian democracy? A short reminder of the facts is necessary to understand the dangerous impasse Albania is ...

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Detailed information on the election process of the Temporary General Prosecutor in Albania

Detailed information on the election process of the Temporary General Prosecutor in Albania

On 18.12.2017, following the proposal of 28 MPs, the ruling majority of the National Assembly appointed a new Temporary General Prosecutor whose mandate is indefinite [1]. The appointment was approved by 69 votes in favor, out of 140 members of ...

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DP alternative for the 2018 budget

DP alternative for the 2018 budget

Within the parliamentary discussions for the 2018 budget, the Democratic Party of Albania has proposed a series of amendments targeting the current fiscal, health and educational policies, particularly regarding entrepreneurs, youth and vulnerable groups. The amendments have been backed by ...

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International Media including NewsWeek magazine labeling Albania as the first narco-state in Europe ever

International Media including NewsWeek magazine labeling Albania as the first narco-state in Europe ever

In a series of investigative articles, several international media have raised serious accusations as of the reasons behind the recent surge of cannabis production and heavy drugs trafficking in Albania. These reports draw links between organized criminal networks and their ...

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Democratic Party MP Salianji threatened during Parliamentary Security Commission’s meeting after questioning on use of military compounds for trafficking cannabis

Democratic Party MP Salianji threatened during Parliamentary Security Commission’s meeting after questioning on use of military compounds for trafficking cannabis

Ervin Salinaji, Democratic Party MP was violently threatened during the budget debate in the Parliamentary National Security Commission by two ruling Socialist MPs, Pjerin Ndreu and Paulin Sterkaj, known for their strong links with criminality and organized crime.


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