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Amnesty Pans Greece’s Treatment of Migrants

3 April 2014

The murder by police of an Albanian prison inmate highlights a culture of impunity, racism, violence and ill-treatment of migrants in Greece, a new Amnesty International report says.

Besar Likmeta BIRN Tirana

At the end of March, police at Nigrita Prison, in northern Greece, reportedly beat to death Ilia Kareli, an Albanian inmate held in solitary confinement.

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Albania arrest jihadist recruiters

11 March 2014

Seven men including two imams were arrested today in a coordinated operation in several towns in Albania accused for inciting terrorism and recruiting fighters for Syrian rebel groups fighting to topple the government of the dictator Bashar al Assad.

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Broadcasting watchdog ban Vodafone commercial over children exploitation

3 March 2014

Albanian Broadcasting Watchdog AMA ordered immediate interruption of an Vodafone Albania commercial which shows a child few months old using G3 internet on a tablet.

“AMA ask from the broadcasters the immediate interruption of this spot”, AMA said in a press release.

The advertisement message is: “To not miss any smile, use Vodafone 3G”. It shows a child that cry over and over till the moment that he gets Vodafone tablet.

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