Information on whether Omonia party members, other than the five or eleven arrested on 21 April 1994, have been arrested [ALB20739.E]

Information on the above-mentioned subject could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB. However, for information on detentions that occurred during the first day of the trial of five Greek Albanians, which may be of interest, please consult the attachments.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB 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.


Amnesty International. 18 August 1994. "Albania: Amnesty International Concerned About Reports of Ill-treatment of Greek Lawyers and Journalists Outside Tirana Courthouse." (AI Index: EUR 11/WU03/94). London: Amnesty International.

Human Rights Watch (HRW) 1994. Human Rights Watch World Report 1995. New York: Human Rights Watch, pp. 186-188.

Sources Consulted

Amnesty International Report. Yearly.

DIRB country file.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Reports. Daily.

News from Helsinki Watch [New York]. Monthly.

Revue européenne des migrations internationales [Poitiers]. Bi-Monthly.

Uncaptive Minds [New York]. Quarterly.

On-line search of media sources.

Oral sources.