Theater of Cruelty

Albania

The end of the story – and the beginning

FREEDOM: 'University' was a code word for prison, completing the exam meant serving a prison sentence. Albania's transformation was thorny. On the altar of freedom, factories went bankrupt, jobs disappeared, thousands fled to Italy on overcrowded ships.

The drug state that skipped democracy

ALBANIA: Why does the West support a country that is in the clutches of organized crime?