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Albania: Further information on fear of ill-treatment / prisoners of conscience / fear of extrajudicial execution: Alfred Peza

, Index number: EUR 11/008/1997

Amnesty International has learned that Alfred Peza, a journalist for Koha Jone, was released by police in Fier and has returned to Tirana. There is concern that he was allegedly severely beaten by police in Fier. There is further concern that other journalists, including Frrok Cupi, a leading journalist for Koha Jone have recently received threats, including death threats. He is said to be among a number of journalists who have gone into hiding after the offices of Koha Jone were set on fire.

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