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Country: AlbaniaX
Found 17 cases
  • 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 seven months, the victim escaped and was sent back to Albania by the Greek police.  

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  • ALB004Decision No. 404
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2010/decision_no._404.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2010-04-28
    Sentence Date : 2010-04-28
  • The defendants are father and son, residing in the town of Memaliaj. Victim 1 worked at a bar in Memaliaj and met the defendant, A., in 2003 and started dating. Victim 1 was a mother who had a strained relationship with her husband. In October 2004, she accepted the defendant’s offer to spend their holidays overseas. With the assistance of A. and his acquaintances, they helped victim 1 cross into Greece, where she stayed with an aunt. A. did not accompany her into Greece. When they spoke on the phone, he then asked her to go to Norway and promised that they would meet up in Norway. He obtained a forged passport for her. and she flew to Norway, where she was met at the airport by the other defendant, N. In Norway, victim1. lived with N. and his girlfriend, Victim2. The victims worked as prostitutes, gaining clients through ads posted in the Norwegian newspaper and online websites. They operated out of the apartment. Money was kept hidden in a metal box in the bathroom, which was picked up and transferred to A.’s bank account. A. joined them at the apartment months later, got into an argument with the other defendant and left with victim 1. They moved into a hotel, where she was driven to the clients’ homes by a taxi driver. In the summer of 2005, the victims were moved from Norway to Greece, where they continued to work as prostitutes. Victim 1 was then moved to Norway, where she continued to work as a prostitute.

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  • 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 was forced to work as a prostitute.

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  • ALB012Decision No. 312
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2006/decision_no._312.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2006-05-17
    Sentence Date : 2004-12-15
  • In 1997, the defendant, Mnera (the mother of the victim), introduced the victim to the co-defendant, Kasa. Kasa promised to marry the victim and brought the victim to Italy, telling her that she was going to work as a hotel cleaner. Instead, he used violence and threats to force her into street prostitution, telling the victim that she had to work to pay back the money that he had paid to the victim’s mother.

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  • ALB016Hasan Kujtim Hyska
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2007/hasan_kujtim_hyska.html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2007-11-09
    Sentence Date : 2006-10-10
  • The victim was married but left her husband due to their strained relationship. She returned home to her parents but was not well received so she left for Tirana. On the way, she stopped at a restaurant and struck up a conversation with an individual. The person told her that he knew of someone in Durres who could help her find a job.

    In Durres, she met up with the defendant and stayed at his home for a week. Then, the defendant told her that he would be travelling to visit his aunt, so they took a bus together to Vlora. In Vlora, the defendant met with several individuals, one of them being a man named Dhori. Dhori told the victim that he was bringing her to Italy to meet up with the defendant. They took a boat to Italy and the victim was told to wait at a phone booth for someone to pick her up to take her to the defendant.

    Fredi Hoxha picked up the defendant and forced her into prostitution. A portion of the money was sent to the defendant in Albania. The defendant worked for three months but managed to escape with the help of an Italian client. 

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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 neighborhood on the 23 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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  • ALB014Agim Hoxha et al.
  • 2200,en,/case-law-doc/traffickingpersonscrimetype/alb/2007/agim_hoxha_et_al..html
  • Albania
    Verdict Date: 2007-10-17
    Sentence Date : 2005-12-15
  • The victim was travelling to Durres to meet up with her uncle-in-law. Defendants Xheraku and Hoxha offered to help her find her uncle’s house but wound up bringing her to Hoxha’s home, where they attempted to sell the victim into prostitution.

    Defendant Premci was the buyer and paid 15,000 lek for the victim. Premci brought the victim to a friend’s home, where they stayed for about a month and victim was raped during this time. During this time, Premci was trying to line up a buyer for the victim. Ervin sold the victim to Rushiti, who brought her to a motel, where she stayed while Rushiti tried to procure a forged passport for the victim to travel to Italy. During this time, the victim found out that she was pregnant with Premci’s child. Premci then forced her to get an abortion under a false name at a hospital in Durres.  

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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 K. 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 D. 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 returned to Albania in May 2003.

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