This comparative study provides is an effort to identify shortcomings of the Albanian legislation and criminal justice in the challenge of identification of over 6000 missing persons during the communist regime. In a major struggle of duality and legal ambiguity of acknowledgement, the state tents to “throw” the ball from institution to institutions without being able to address the issue, aim for exhaustive solutions and start a process that can bring clarity for the missing truth.
Institute for Activism and Social Change is honored to invited you to its Closing Event within the program “Right to Truth – Fact or Fiction” for the launching of the assessment report on legal and institutional contexts of supporting the families of missing persons during communist dictatorship in Albania.
Tirana, 1 February 2021 – Nine Albanian associations of families of missing persons and civil society organizations will work to increase participation of civil society groups and missing persons’ families, especially women, in missing persons process, using grant money awarded by the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) last week.
The grants, in total worth more than €77,000 and financed by the European Union, will also support projects that aim and to raise awareness about justice processes.