Political tension and public outrage grow in Tirana due to the decision by the Tirana Court not to condemn any of the two Republican guards accused of killing 4 protesters at the boulevard "Deshmoret and Kombit"
The prosecutor had requested 23 years respectively for the commander of the Republican Guard Ndrea Prend and 24 years for the gardist Agim Llupo, accused of firing gunshots against demonstrators in front of the Albanian Prime Minister's building. Many thought it was not enough and also tried to open the investigation against the ordinants.
Today the court decision
Strong reaction from the families of the victims and all the opposition who today abandoned the Albanian Parliament hall in protest. "They killed him for the second time!"- Ziver Veizi's sister, one of the victims of the massacre, says in tears in front of the TV cameras"We will ask for justice until the end "
Harsh reaction from opposition leader Edi Rama: "Today there was no justice, but only an embrace between the murderers of the people and the murderers of justice. The process to bring the killers to justice has not yet begun“Another socialist MP calls on the population to protect themselves against the deformation of any democratic standard.
"This is the standard of Berisha: If you kill the opponents of the Prime Minister nobody will condemn you! In no way can we allow such a thing, we as opposition and all public opinionto!"
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