Albanian Vendetta

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  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    08/01/2011
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Arjanit contacts his girlfriend in the UK, to arrange their marriage. The union would be an opportunity for a new life. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the categories focuses on criminal...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Valter lies with his niece, whose father has been in prison since murdering two men. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the categories focuses on criminal law, in particular Gjakmarrja...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    The youngest child learns to walk, whilst watching a calf being slaughtered. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the categories focuses on criminal law, in particular Gjakmarrja (literally...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    The BarÌai's only calf is skinned, gutted and quartered before being given to the butchers to take to the market. The family can no longer work to provide an income, so they must find other ways to survive, as the government provides no support. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Hajredin BarÌai and his family have been self imprisoned since august 2011, after one of his sons killed two men. Since then they have fled from their house, leaving behind livestock and crops, to calm the situation. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Valter Barci lies at the front of the house. After his brother murdered two men, he was not able to work or leave his home. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the categories focuses on...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    A memorial of an ancestor killed in a blood feud hangs in the family home. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the categories focuses on criminal law, in particular Gjakmarrja (literally...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Hajredin BarÌai sits, confined to the space of the house for the past 7 months after his son murdered two men. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the categories focuses on criminal law, in...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Valter BarÌai sits self imprisoned with his family for seven months after his brother killed two men. He has since escaped to Belgium where he is seeking asylum. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system....

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Agim Loci, director of House of Justice and National Reconciliation works to mediate and prevent blood feuds. Agim began mediating at the age of 23 when a friend tried to rape a girl. His family has had a long history of mediation and is respected as one of the only honest mediators. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    The lawless Albanian mountains loom in the background of Burrell. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the categories focuses on criminal law, in particular Gjakmarrja (literally...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Elona Prroj, the widow of Dritan, a priest who was killed for revenge in Shkodra. Traditionally priests could not be targeted in a blood feud. Elona has since created 'No to Blood Feud Yes to Life' which provides support and basic food packages to self imprisoned families. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    A derelict communist amphitheatre stands in Tirana's main park. Under the communist regime blood feuds were virtually wiped out, as people feared the repercussions, however now people often prefer to take revenge into their own hands. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    03/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Atrida Ferketi, Shkodra Education Directorate, is responsible for 'Second Chance' a program that claims to provide education to all self imprisoned children in the district. The government statistics, however, are much lower than those of NGO's and mediators, questioning the validity of the programme. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    04/18/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Tirana, 2012. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the categories focuses on criminal law, in particular Gjakmarrja (literally ïblood-takingÍ), which allows the revenge of blood feuds in a like...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    08/01/2011
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Gjin Marku, a mediator and Chairman for the National Committe of Reconciliation comes to visit a young couple that have been hiding in Tirana for over three years. Gjin Marku has since been charged and his organisation denounced by the state, for the sale of fake blood feud papers to Albanians guaranteeing them asylum abroad. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    02/01/2012
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Pjeter Gjoka is a mediator from Lezhe. Although he continues to work as cases arise, Pjeter is not repected by other mediators because he is known to raise the price of forgiveness money, to take a percentage for himself. This goes against The Kanun Code, which states, "No one acts as a guarantor or mediator for payment". The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    00672985_000008
    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    08/01/2011
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    After only four months back at home, following an ambush, Arjanit decided to flee the country once again in search of safety and freedom. In order to avoid being attacked he made a detour around the village and left before first light. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    08/01/2011
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Members of the Mafia join the family to offer and display their protection. A goat is prepared to be roasted as a celebration whilst children are shown to use pistols. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    08/01/2011
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Arjanit sleeps in one of the outhouses to protect the buildings from intruders. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the categories focuses on criminal law, in particular Gjakmarrja (literally...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    08/01/2011
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    The remnants of a meal after members of the mafia had fallen asleep. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the categories focuses on criminal law, in particular Gjakmarrja (literally...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    08/01/2011
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Members of the Mafia drink with Mahmudi, Arjanit's father (right), whilst offering protection to his family after becoming victims of a blood feud. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    08/01/2011
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Dilapidated military buildings from the Kosovan Conflict forms part of the familya??s living quarters. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th century was a set of customary laws divided into six sections as guides on how people should live their lives. In the early 20th century they were finally transcribed and people from many districts still adhere to parts of The Kanun over the Albanian judicial system. One of the categories focuses on criminal law, in particular...

  • GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
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    GJAKMARRJA : ALBANIAN VENDETTA
    08/12/2011
    KESSELER/CARTELPHOTO/SIPA
    Arjanit, has been targeted as a victim in an ongoing blood feud for the past 6 years. At the age of 16 he escaped to the UK illegally to seek asylum. After turning 18 and being denied asylum in the UK, he continued to live underground before being caught and deported in 2011. Arjanit sits after a full day of collecting berries on the mountain. This is their only form of income, which is sold illegally over the Kosovan border. The Kanun Code, which historically spanned Albania since the 15th...