Albania: Opposition Protest Rally

Alwyn Thomson of Our Man In Tirana reports on a recent protest rally that took place in the Albanian capital on the initiative of the opposition parties: “Whatever the points in dispute between government and opposition, however well -or badly – both are handling those disputes, it is worth remembering that staging peaceful political protests is not something to be taken for granted. Even in Western societies, public protests are often burdened with the potential for conflict and violence. So it was good to see that the demonstration was well-organised, well-managed and well-policed.”

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