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Impunity persisted for past killings and enforced disappearances. Measures protecting women from domestic violence were inadequately implemented. Women and children were trafficked for forced prostitution and labour. Albania’s path to EU membership was hindered by slow progress in combating corruption and organized crime.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty


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