Whether membership or affiliation to the Albanian Communist Party was a requirement for attending state university or working in a state institutions (such as a state bank) from 1987 to 1991 [ALB33054.E]

A representative of the Albanian Helsinki Committee in Tirana state in a 26 October 1999 correspondence that the membership to the Communist Party was not a requirement for attending state university or working in a state institution from 1987 to 1991.

Corroboration of this information could not be found by the Research directorate within the time constraints of this information request.

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Albanian Helsinki Committee, Tirana. 26 October 1999. Correspondence from representative.

Sources Consulted

Area Handbooks: Albania: A Country Study. 1994.

Eastern Europe and the Commonweath of Independent States 1999.

Yearbook on International Communist Affairs 1989.

One oral source could not provide the requested information within the research deadlines.