In prison for a cake?! Is this the justice for Juveniles in Albania?

In prison for a cake?! Is this the justice for Juveniles in Albania?

The Juvenile’s Code in Albania has not yet been fully implemented, although many months have passed since its entry into force. The FAX News TV visited Child Rights Center Albania to ask our opinion on the case of a juvenile in Vlora who has been held for months in custody, awaiting trial. His is accused for stealing…. a cake.

CRCA Director, Altin Hazizaj, in his interview for the TV channel highlighted that the Juvenile Code has encountered many problems during its implementation, while recommending every alternative form required by the law to imprisonment should be used in such cases. You can listen his interview in the link below starting at 4.14-5.03 and 7.48 -10.21 minutes.

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