Press release - 937(2008)


Council of Europe Secretary General Terry Davis on the new lustration law in Albania

Strasbourg, 23.12.2008, “The new lustration law seems to have been pushed through the Albanian parliament in haste. This did not leave enough time to its supporters to explain why such a law is necessary almost two decades after the fall of the communist regime. The time factor alone is a ground for concern that the law will cause more injustice than it will repair. As for the content of the law I will make my position clear when the Council of Europe experts have had time to analyse the text.”


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