Fact n​ot Fiction- The December Student Protests

Over the last 10 days, Albanian students have taken to the streets to demand improvements in education, their rights, and the conditions that they are forced to accept. If you live in Tirana, the chances are that you have seen them marching, heard them chanting, or seen pictures of them on your social media news […]

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Press Release: Albania: Over 100 women and girls killed by domestic violence during the last 18 years

During 2018, 16 women and girls lost their lives as victims of domestic violence. The CRCA believes that responsibility lies at the hands of Municipalities who should be providing more community services for family empowerment and conflict resolution. Being a woman or girl in Albania has become a serious risk to life. 16 women and […]

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Nashi Shehapi accused of beating 3 year old, threatening staff, getting her job without being qualified or applying, and claiming she has political protection

This article was originally written by me and published on Exit.al Two weeks ago, we reported on allegations lodged against Nashi Shehapi, the Director of Kindergarten No.1. Since then, whilst the prosecution has failed to carry out even a basic investigation and Ms Shehapi retains her role, we have been very busy. Upon further investigation of […]

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My interview with Blitz.al

This interview originally appeared on blitz.al Alice Taylor është britanikja që ka vendosur të jetojë në Shqipëri. Ajo ka gjetur veten e saj në jetesën dhe kulturën shqiptare, dhe ka vendosur të dokumentojë hapat e saj në blogun “The balkanista”. Por Alice ka një histori shumë interesante dhe frymëzuese që synon ta vazhdojë më tej, […]

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365 Days in Albania

366 days ago I booked a last minute, spur of the moment flight to Tirana. I knew nothing about the country or its people, and the quick Google search I did before clicking “book” didn’t tell me much. My plane was due to leave at 6 am from Larnaca airport and when I opened my eyes […]

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