Media reports and details of an assassination at a Democratic Party meeting in Kamzes on or around 5 May 1999 (May 1999-January 2000) [ALB38499.E]

No mention of a meeting of the Democratic Party (DP) in Kamzes, Albania, or media reports of an assassination on or around 5 May 1999 could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

IRB Databases


World News Connection (WNC)

Internet Sites including:


Albanian News and Information Network, Archives

Albanian Telegraphic Agency (ATA), Archives

Amnesty International

Country Reports

Democratic Party of Albania

Human Rights Watch

International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, Albanian Helsinki Committee

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

RFE/RL Newsline, Archives