Sector 03: What is the enemy?

Perception of enemy determines the control and repression manners. Conversely, these ways reinforce the perception on the enemy. The vicious circle of totalitarian dynamics.

In the rooms of this sector, visitors will get acquainted with some of the most sensational trials during communist dictatorships accompanied by photos of these court proceedings. One of the rooms is dedicated to the long list of innocent people who were imprisoned or executed for political reasons.  In Albania, during the dictatorship (in a population of 1 million in 1945 and about 3 million in 1990), around 18,000 people were imprisoned for political reasons, over 5500 people were executed with or without trial for political reasons.

Testimonies  of  persecuted people can emotionally involve the visitors.