Transparency Program 2017-08-12T06:34:52+00:00

“Dealing with the past”

On the occasion of the 27th anniversary of the toppling of Enver Hoxha's statue, in the National Museum of the Secret Surveillance "House of Leaves" was developed the activity "Dealing with the past". This activity, attended by the Ambassador of Switzerland in Albania, Christophe Graf, was developed in English language. In the greeting speech, the Director of the Museum, Etleva Demollari said: "There are two reasons why this activity is titled "Dealing with [...]

Training seminar at the National Museum of Secret Surveillance

Yesterday, the National Museum of the Secret Surveillance "House of Leaves" in cooperation with the OSCE Presence in Albania, held a seminar with witnesses of communist persecution. This seminar, within the museum's educational programs, aims to train witnesses of communist persecution in Albania on how to accompany pupils and students during visits to the museum. Also, this training serves to create a standard format for the program "Remember for not forgetting". At the [...]

Articles on media

Albanian Media Koha net : Muzeu “Gjethi”, muzeu i përgjimeve në Tiranë • KOHA SOT.al: “Muzeu Gjethi”, nis bashkëpunimin me Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Vizion Plus: Projekti për muzeun “Gjethi” ATSh:Ministria e Kulturës, gati projekti “Muzeu Gjethi” me Berlin ... Gazeta Tema: “Gjethi”, një muze për të fshehtat e Sigurimit të Shtetit para dhe pas ... Opinion : Përgjuesi i komunizmit kthehet tek “Shtëpia e Gjetheve” Top channel: Muzeu i përgjimeve Gazeta Shqiptare: Muzeu “Gjethi”, çfarë do [...]

Speech of Prime Minister Edi Rama at the opening of the National Spy Museum, “The House with Leaves”:

In my view, this is a very important moment of the culmination of a great deal of work carried out to give life to this Museum, in a location which history had determined to be a place where young mothers should give birth to their children, and then it transformed it into a place where fear was generated every day and was propagated from the walls of the leaves house. There are many [...]

Prologue: The story of the house

The House of Leaves was a maternity hospital at the beginning. It was built in   1931   as   an   obstetric   clinic   at   the   initiative of   the   distinguished physician Dr. Jani Basho and it was run by him. It is the first of this kind in Albania and this has been its function during the thirties. During   the   early   postwar   years,   the House   of   Leaves was   used   as   an investigation center, thus also as a [...]

Sector 01: Bugs and other creatures

The technique is neutral only when it is not in use. Electronic   interception   is   a   technique   used   to control people.  Control   purpose depends   on the   type of regime. Interception is as the regime is. Special funds were provided for the purchase of costly surveillance equipment and protocol agreements between allied states were signed for the specialization or training of employees of the technical and scientific branch. In this sector visitors will [...]