3 people dead and dozens injured after party rally in Albania

21 Jan 2011, Tirane, Albania — Opposition supporter throws stones as they clash with police at a protest in capital Tirana Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. The Socialist Party-led opposition...

21 Jan 2011, Tirane, Albania — Opposition supporter throws stones as they clash with police at a protest in capital Tirana Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. The Socialist Party-led opposition has asked for early elections after Deputy Prime Minister Ilir Meta resigned last week over alleged. — The streets of Tirana turn into a battlefield after a socialist party rally leads to violent clashes with the police. 3 people are reported to have been killed by gunshots whilst dozens have been injured including 17 policemen. — Image by © Vedat Xhymshiti /Demotix/Demotix/Corbis

Vedat Xhymshiti; is an independent journalist and war correspondent. He has reported on a number of Middle Eastern conflicts from the Arab Spring in 2010 to the current Syrian civil war. He has been published in various media including Der Spiegel, NY Times, TIME, Paris Match, Le Monde ect. He is specialized in International Relations and Diplomacy. Xhymshiti is also a print media critic, a columnist for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, and founder of THEFrontliner.net

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