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Country: AlbaniaX
Found 17 cases
  • ALB011Decision No. 361
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2006/decision_no._361.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2006-03-20
    Sentence Date : 2004-05-20
  • The victim and defendant Basha were dating and the victim’s parents were against the relationship. The couple eloped to Italy in 2002. After a week, the victim was forced into prostitution and was caught by the Italian police two months later in August 2002 and returned to her parents in Albania. In October 2002, Basha brought the victim to the apartment of defendant Martin Zhuka to procure falsified documents for her entry into Italy.  Basha also met with Dritan Zhuka, the brother of Martin Zhuka, Eduart Adami and Klodian Gupi and stayed overnight with Adami. The next day, Basha stayed with the victim in the apartment while Adami and Gupi met with Arjan Malaj and Florence Malaj (brothers) and reached an agreement for the sale of the victim for 300,000 leks. The victim was moved to another apartment in Lushnje to await passage to Italy but escaped.

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  • ALB013Decision No. 622
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2006/decision_no._622.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2006-11-01
    Sentence Date : 2005-03-23
  • The victim met the defendant Karoshi at a sewing course in 2001. Karoshi proposed to the victim and had even asked the victim’s family for her hand in marriage.

    The defendant, under the pretext of buying property in Tirana, was able to get the victim away from her family. In Tirana, the defendant kept the victim in a hotel room while he looked for someone who would be willing to buy the victim. He sold the victim to defendant Sfinjari for 1,200,000 lire. The victim travelled with Sfinjari to Italy, where she worked as a prostitute.

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  • ALB009Decision No. 107
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2005/decision_no._107.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2005-02-23
    Sentence Date : 2005-02-12
  • In early April 2002, the defendants convinced a pregnant woman to sell her child for 150,000 lek. The pregnant woman travelled with defendant Krek from Tirana to Greece, where she had her child in a Greek hospital. Her doctor declared the child dead shortly after birth. The Albanian Ministry of Justice reached out to the Greek authorities for copies of the hospital’s records and to interview the Greek doctor, but they received no response. The trial was still held and the defendants were convicted.

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  • ALB008Decision No. 97
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2005/decision_no._97.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2005-02-16
    Sentence Date : 2005-02-16
  • Defendant Kurti knew the victim and asked her to go abroad. The victim accepted this proposal, and Kurti procured a falsified passport for the victim. The victim crossed into Greece illegally and was met by defendant Danga. From Athens, they went to Milan, then Paris, Germany, Sweden and, finally, Oslo, where she worked as a prostitute. The victim was later placed in a refugee camp in Olso and then returned to Albania in May 2003.

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  • ALB001Decision No. 648
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2009/decision_no._648.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2009-02-12
    Sentence Date : 2009-02-12
  • In the months of July and August of 2005, the defendant enticed the victim, E.I., through a marriage proposal. The defendant persuaded E.I. to go to Italy to earn some money for a better life. E.I. agreed, and the defendant gave her a fake passport with a Greek visa.  In September 2005, the defendant sent E.I. via taxi across the border through the Kapshtica crossing point, and gave her 1,000 euros for travel expenses. E.I. then took a plane from Athens to Milan and stayed at the defendant’s brother’s apartment. After a week, the defendant asked E.I. to work as a prostitute on the street. After two months, she was arrested and on February 7, 2006, the mayor of Como in a decree ordered her expulsion from Italy. E.I. returned to Albania and, in March 2006, the defendant asked E.I. to return to Italy. E.I. refused. The defendant then asked E.I. to work as a prostitute in Tirana and E.I. also refused. The relationship between the defendant and E.I.  deteriorated until April 2006, when the parties were involved in a fight.

    The defendant also recruited I.T., a neighbour of the defendant. In March 2005, after learning that I.T. had worked as a prostitute in Italy in 1998 to 2000, he proposed that she return to Italy to work as a prostitute and to share the profits. The defendant obtained a fake passport for I.T. with a Greek visa. In late March 2005, I.T. crossed the Albanian border at Permet, travelled to Athens and then to Milan. She was transported from the defendant’s brother’s house to a hotel in Como, where she stayed for three months and worked as a prostitute. On June 27, 2005, I.T. attempted to travel from Italy to Albania via ferry but was arrested by the Italian police and sentenced to 6 months imprisonment by a court in Venice for using a fake passport. I.T. returned to Albania on September 25, 2005. In January 2006, the defendant again asked that I.T. return to Italy to work as a prostitute and procured fake documentation, which was later seized by the police.

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  • ALB006Decision No. 486
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2010/decision_no._486.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2010-05-19
    Sentence Date : 2010-05-19
  • The defendant approached the victim’s family and the victim’s father agreed to allow the defendant to take the victim to Greece to beg in exchange for a portion of the income to be sent back to the victim’s family in Albania. The defendant, the victim and another child aged 12, crossed the Greek border on foot. They stayed in Athens in a warehouse where the victim and the other child begged on the streets, earning about 10,000 drachmas a day.  None of this money was ever sent to Albania. After 7 months, the victim escaped and was sent back to Albania by the Greek police.  

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  • ALB005Decision No.403
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2010/decision_no.403.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2010-04-28
    Sentence Date : 2010-04-28
  • The defendant lured the victim to the Albanian city of Korca with the promise of marriage.  From there, the defendant brought the victim to Greece using forged passports with Greek visas. The victim was forced into prostitution and was captured by Greek police and deported back to Albania on May 29, 2004.  

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  • ALB017Decision No. 93
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2008/decision_no._93.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2008-02-15
    Sentence Date : 2006-01-17
  • The defendant proposed to victim A.K. and asked her to elope together. She left with the defendant, stayed overnight at the defendant’s sister’s house and then left with the defendant to Italy. Once in Perugia, the defendant forced the victim into prostitution through the use of threats and violence. The defendant also enticed the second victim under the same pretences. The defendant was caught and was tried and convicted in Padua, sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment and a fine of 1,000 euros.

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  • ALB002Decision No.292
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2009/decision_no.292.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2009-05-20
    Sentence Date : 2009-05-20
  • Defendant Genc Hysa and S.K. moved in together in October 2000 and got married after several months. In February 2001, Hysa and S.K. moved to Italy to make more money and S.K. started working as a prostitute. On March 20, 2001, S.K. crossed the border back into Albania at Rinasit, and then returned to Italy under a fake alias. On October 27, 2001, she travelled to Albania again and then returned back to Italy illegally. Hysa and S.K. lived in the city of Genovese in an apartment rented by co-defendant Kujtim Dani, although Dani was not residing at the apartment.

    On April 25th 2002, S.K. was found dead in a garbage bin after being stabbed in the neck.  Prior to her death, S.K. had called both defendants. Both defendants were accused of exploiting the prostitution of S.K., two Romanian nationals (U.M.R. and B.L.M.) and, in the case of Dani, M.L.and T.L.

    A final decision by the Italian court (No. 273/05) found that the two defendants were not guilty of the exploitation of the prostitution of S.K.  

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  • ALB007Decision No. 538
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2010/decision_no._538.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2010-05-26
    Sentence Date : 2010-05-26
  • Defendant and victim met through the victim’s cousin. Through phone calls, he promised her marriage if she ran away from home with him. The victim agreed and the defendant picked her up from her neighbourhood on the 23rd of June 2007. During the ride in the van, he fed her a croissant laced with a sleeping drug and brought her to a rented apartment. The defendant sexually molested the victim at this apartment, limited her food supply and administered drugs to her. During this time, the defendant told the victim that he would send her overseas to work as a prostitute and sell her for 5,000 euros. The landlord noticed the victim and helped her send a message to her family, which led to the defendant’s arrest.

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