Albania's parliament

Albania Online Media Bill Raises Censorship Fears

A bill introduced into Albania's parliament by the opposition MP and former minister Majlinda Bregu is expected to stir a stiff debate on freedom of expression in the country.

The draft law aims to put an end to derogatory and offensive comments by users on online portals, holding their administrators accountable for any infringement of the law.

Albania MP Quits Over Son's Role in Shoot-out

Luiza Xhuvani resigned from Albania's parliament on Tuesday evening following the arrest of her son in connection with the killing of four people in a Tirana nightclub shoot-out.

"He is my son. Those who are parents will understand me. I feel the pain of the families of these four lost lives. I give my resignation as MP," Xhuvani, a well known actress, said.