Kanun (albania) is part of the wikiproject albania, an attempt to co-ordinate articles relating to albania on wikipedia if you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, or visit the project page , where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion. The kanun is the ancient albanian code of laws and ethics that rule the society and most of contemporary albanian and mixed-albanian cultures are based on by مطاهر_3 in topics, social, and sociology. Albania, which hopes to make its application for membership of the eu official this year, has made a radical break with its communist past but blood feuds, one of its most deep-rooted customs. This article discusses albania's recent past, and the human trafficking crisis it has experienced since roughly the end of the cold war it also touches on the particular sections of the kanun, albania's social doctrine thought by some to be relevant or even contributory to human trafficking in the country.
Kanun of leke dukagjini is the customary law of northern albania, which constitutes one of the unique elements of albanian national identity it lays down the precepts that underlie the culture, the most important of which are honour, the value of one's word (besa), and family. Kanun (albania) topic the kanun is a set of traditional albanian laws the kanun was primarily oral and only in the 20th century was it published in writing there. The kanun is a set of traditional albanian laws the kanun was primarily oral and only in the 20th century was it published in writing the kanun of lekë dukagjini.
The rapid disintegration of the socialist order in albania in 1991 and the lack of a functioning new administration led to the breakdown of state authority during this time a majority of the people in the north once again began to practise the. The first concrete examples of the codification of ottoman kanun took form towards the end of the 15th century this was a period of consolidation of sultanic authority following the symbolically. Customary law existed in albania, but the best known was the kanun of lekë dukagjini lekë dukagjini (1410-1481) was a historical figure of the fifteenth century, a mediaeval ruler in the age of his one-time comrade-in-arms and later rival, scanderbeg.
Kanun, arabic qānūn, (kanun from greek kanōn, rule), the tabulation of administrative regulations in the ottoman empire that supplemented the sharīʿah (islamic law) and the discretionary authority of the sultan. Entrenched in albanian culture is an ancient social protocol called the kanun dating back to the 15th century, it was passed down orally until it was finally codified in the first half of the 20th century. Revenge killings usually do not make the news in northern albania you can read about them, among many other crimes, in the black chronicle this time though, unusually, what happened moved the albanians and made hundreds of them take to the streets to protest against the kanun and blood revenge. Whether your family or village or albania at large was willing to accept this, the kanun, in the name of patrilineal inheritance, had unwittingly created a loophole for you—and in the process.
Kanun, the albanian unwritten law abstract first of all in order to understand what is kanun we should say some words about its origin and purpose during this paper will also try to address the very meaning of the word, where it is applied even today and why. The albanian expression for the customary law of the albanians is kanun this word was taken over out of sumerian (gi, rohr) over acadian (qanu, rohr) to the hebrew (qane, rohr) and from there to the greek (kanna, rohr) and to canons, where it was trained further and meant rule, standard. I decided to study a little more about our laws that influenced our culture a lot of these laws are discriminating women, since it's a 500 years old code of conduct - even if the kanun is not legal today, it is widely respected and still practiced in some parts of albania and kosova.
The international terms albania and albanian are based on the root alb- , arb- , which also is the source of the word arberesh , which is used to describe the italo-albanians of southern italy. The kanun is a set of laws that cover all aspects of life the most famous and widespread was the kanun i lekë dukagjinit while it is usually attributed to lekë dukagjini himself, it is more likely that this was the set of rules held in his family's territory (around the modern albania-kosovo border. In accordance to kanun - about a common law in albania-----karolina bielenin a common law is a set of norms, prohibitions and obligations, that functions in a tradition and - in reference to the roman law - is the will of the people.