Parliamentary question - E-4222/2009Parliamentary question

    Respect for human rights in Albania

    by Athanasios Plevris (EFD)
    to the Commission

    Courts in Albania, a country which aspires to EU membership, have recently sentenced members of the Greek minority for singing the Greek national anthem and holding up the Greek flag. They have also sentenced the mayor of Himarë, a member of the Greek minority, on the grounds that he replaced road signs in areas which, in accordance with international agreements, should have been bilingual (Albanian and Greek), and this was not the case.

    In view of the above, will the Commission say:

    OJ C 10 E, 14/01/2011