Albanian Disability and Development Coalition expresses the concern about the situation, with regards to groups of people with disabilities, in some districts, cities, municipalities and communes of the country, a situation which relates to the delay of disability monthly payments that they should benefit, especially during the last quarter of the last year. This issue
OPEN LETTER TO: MR. SALI BERISHA, PRIME MINISTER OF ALBANIA Honorable Mr. Prime Minister, First of all, allow us to express the sincere congratulations of the Albanian Helsinki Committee (AHC) for Albania’s admission with full rights into the NATO Alliance. This has been an aspiration of the Albanian people and is further encouragement toward European
The Albanian Helsinki Committee (AHC), following with attention preparation for the June 28, 2009, elections, at this phase, sees the equipment of citizens without international travel passports with identity cards and the acquaintance of voters with the preliminary announced voter lists as priorities and urgent. As in the statement of the Committee on February 9,
The energy crisis is becoming too disturbing. Its consequences are also harmful. They primarily violate citizens’ legitimate concerns, their right to normal living. The Albanian Helsinki Committee finds that electricity outages are on the rise. It is already clear that government promises were not kept; still, transparency is lacking while justifications continue. AHC, based on
The Albanian Helsinki Committee (AHC) previously has reacted publicly toward arbitrary actions by certain state bodies that in the name of enforcing the law, have sought to pressure the free media. In this aspect, attempts to tame and suffocate the powerful critical voice of “Top Channel” Television became concrete with a drastic fine which, eventhough
Introduction 1. In the context of its mission for the protection and observance of human rights, Albanian Helsinki Committee (AHC) monitored the observance of citizen rights at some of the primary health care institutions, psychiatric hospitals, orphanages and regional hospitals. One of the health facilities that were monitored was the regional hospital of Gjirokastër. 2.