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ICE Has Trapped This Immigrant in a Church for Three Months

If he's deported, he'll leave behind his family, including a wife suffering from multiple sclerosis.
Trevor Bach
4.19.18
VICE INTL

The Struggles of LGBT People in One of Europe's Most Homophobic Countries

VICE traveled to Albania to get a rare glimpse into the lives of people who have been victimized and neglected because of their sexual orientation.
VICE Staff
12.8.15
VICE INTL

Meet the Albanian Tattoo Artist Working Out of an Abandoned Bunker

VICE Serbia went to visit a notorious inker who's set up shop in a remnant of the country's communist past.
VICE Staff
7.17.15
The Magic Hour Issue

A Country Flees Its History of Corruption

The Albanian economy is booming, but organized crime is a major export of this growing global power.
Roberto Saviano
4.22.15
Photo

Photos of Albanian Migrants Returning Home

The European debt crisis has led many Albanians to leave Greece and Italy after living abroad for decades.
Laura Aggio Caldon
2.19.15
VICE INTL

Blood Debt

VICE Serbia meets families across the Balkans who have taken justice for their children's deaths into their own hands.
VICE Serbia
12.29.14
The Humongous Fungus Among Us Issue

How Albanian Lives Are Wrecked by Cycles of Vengeance

<i>Gjakmarrja</i>, the tradition of blood feuds, has been a part of Albanian culture since the 15th century, when a set of laws called the Kanun of Lekë Dukagjini held that a murder victim’s family could avenge his death by killing a male member of the...
Sean Williams
8.14.14
News

Is Macedonia on the Brink of Another Ethnic Conflict?

After six Albanians were sentenced to life in prison for the murder of five ethnic Macedonians in a trial that observers on both sides have suggested wouldn't have held up in any other court, angry Albanians have been protesting in the capital.
Jack Davies
7.15.14
VICE News

Hundreds of Albanian Police Officers Raid a Pot Operation

Albania wants to look tough on crime to increase their chances of joining the European Union.
VICE Staff
6.21.14
News

Cops Raided Albania's Cannabis Capital Yesterday

Naturally, its inhabitants shot at them with machine gunes, rockets, and mortars.
Axel Kronholm
6.18.14
News

Meet the Children and Pregnant Women Carrying Rocks All Day for Albania's Mining Pirates

According to the Confederation of Trade Unions of Albania, 88 miners have died in their line of work only in the last five years. Many more have been severely injured or crippled. No one really knows how many deaths and injuries occur in the informal...
Axel Kronholm
6.3.14
Photo

Photographer Enri Canaj's 'Shadows in Greece' Project Documents the Everyday Horror of Athens

Enri Canaj is an Albanian photojournalist who migrated with his family to Athens when he was 11 years old. He&rsquo;s grown up in and around adversity for most of his life and over the last couple years has been documenting Athens&#39;s transformation...
Pat O'Malley
11.22.13
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