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Knock down all the pins and win with the reconciliation! – 12 march 2016

Knock down all the pins and win with the reconciliation!

As every month, today, 12th  March 2016, the volunteers of the association Operazione Colomba commemorate the victims of the blood feuds’ phenomenon. Today  we want to repeat loud the importance of forgiveness and  the precious value of life. Through the bowling game we will offer the chance to get rid from the negative feelings.

Knock down all the pins and win with the reconciliation! (more…)

Presentation of the second report of the Ombudsman

Presentation of the second report of the Ombudsman

Operazione Colomba participates and supports the work of the Ombudsman Igli Totozani. On the 4th of March, Operazione Colomba attended the presentation of the second report on the phenomenon of blood revenge, reaffirming to the present institutions and to the civil society the importance of working together for the elimination of this phenomenon; in particular, to restart the work of local inter-institutional committee, interrupted a year ago.


December 2015 revenge cases

December 2015 revenge casesDecember 2015 revenge cases

At the beginning of December, the media attention focused on the political clashes between the majority and the opposition to the Government. The “protest lights up” in Tirane on December 8. On the shadow of such events, the “Blood Feuds phenomenon” persists and, in parallel, the efforts carried on in order to contrast it. In his declaration stated during the Human Rights International Day, on December 10, the Ombudsman quotes the Parliament’s resolution approved at the aim of creating a Council of Coordination for the Struggle against the “Blood Feuds phenomenon”.
With regard to December 2015 revenge cases, by consulting the Albanian newspaper, are emerged four new cases of murder that can be related to the  phenomenon dynamics. Moreover, an Italian news website and an Albanian one told about two long-lasting cases of feuds.
Beside, the Albanian Channel Star Plus TV has deal with the “Blood Feuds” topic by interviewing some Operation Dove volunteers. Finally, the Magazine Saras has published a short review about Isamil Kaderé’s book Broken April, that addresses the “Blood Feuds” theme.

Final report about “A Crowd Against Blood Feuds” campaign

Final reportFinal Report:

Following A Crowd against Blood Feuds Campaign closure, Operazione Colomba presents the Final Report drafted thanks to the data resulted by the Mayoral candidates and the new-elected Mayors’ answers to the questionnaire about the “Blood Feuds Phenomenon”.

A Crowd against Blood Feuds 2015 campaign has aimed to keep on working on the national raising awareness activities carried out during the past years. (more…)

Share a desire! It will be the New Year wish! – January 12 2016

Share a desire

On January 12 2016, as every month, we the volunteers of Operazione Colomba, demonstrate in order to remember the blood feuds victims and to restate that together we must achieve the national reconciliation. 

We would like to usher in the 2016, by recalling together the past year demonstrations and exchanging the best wishes for a peaceful year. (more…)