By Dashnor Kaloçi
The twelfth part
Security report: / “In the direction of the Agron Hazbiu facility, the strikes will be intensified, as three legal proofs have been obtained, that he speaks against the Party and its main leader”!
Memorie.al / “During the time of its processing, especially after 1987, it was followed as the most precedented and centralized object with the nickname “Fox”, where as a result of the agent-operative work, as well as the line of measures, it was achieved to provide three legal proofs proving his hostile activity, in the form of agitation and propaganda, against the Party and its main leadership, defending his father as an enemy and other conspirators. On 28. I. 1989, the above object, Agron Hazbiu, being at the front of the work in the Kurbnesh copper mine, in the second shift, in the evening hours, with a quantity of dynamite, which he had found, very upset by the very serious state of health and family pressure, especially from his brother, Petrit, to go to work even though he was sick, he killed himself”.
This is stated, among other things, in a report-information compiled by the Operative Worker of the State Security, of the Kurbnesh area, Nuri Manoku, dated April 17, 1989, addressed to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, where he with the knowledge of his superiors, for the closure and permanent archiving of the file in charge of Agron Hazbiu, since on January 28, 1989, he had lost his life in tragic circumstances, in the mine of Kurbnesh, where he had been working since 1982, when he had been sent by his family with deportation measure, in that mining town in one of the deepest areas of the Mirdita district.
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SECRET DOCUMENT COMPILED BY THE KURBNESH AREA OPERATIONAL WORKER, NURI MANOKU, WITH THE DATA OF THE SECURITY COOPERATIVE WITH THE PSEUDOMONI “ELEKTRONI”, FOR THE FOLLOW-UP OF THE SURVEY OF AGRON HAZBI
No. 2470 Received: P.Op. Nuri Manoku
Given: B.p. “Electron”
Meeting in nature
Thursday, on 10.11.1988
CLARIFICATION: Agron Hazbiu is interned and working in Kurbnesh, a worker in the copper mine and in active processing 2/A for agitation and propaganda, is being followed centrally under the nickname “Fox”. In his charge, three legal proofs have been obtained, which prove the materials on the operational road, which speak against the Party and its main leadership, taking the enemy of the Party and the State, Kadri Hazbiu, into defense.
DUTIES: B.p. “Elektroni”, which has recently retired, was given the task of first of all offering and gaining the trust of Agron Hazbiu, because to some extent he trusts him, to appear before him as upset, demoralized, for what he is doing happen, as if without hope, he feels sorry for the children and very carefully handles the conversation about the conspirators, where, among other things, he tells them:
How is it possible that these people of ours got into that job, they were not without experience and skills, to throw others at them, if they had opened up to the Party before, maybe they would have been saved and so would we we too, we would not be here in exile, how our plight will end, he will never think of this.
He has also been given tasks to use the opportunity when he goes out, meet and talk with Ihsan Budo, in the first place to gain his trust and then give him concrete tasks.
EVALUATION: The data is valuable because we learn about the hostile reactions of Agron Hazbiu and Ihsan Budo, as well as the connections and relationships between the other internees in Kurbnesh
MEASURE – OPERATIVE
In the direction of the object 2/A Agron Hazbiu, the measures to attack it will be intensified, for this reason the citizen N. Gj will be called and kept nearby. M., who has company with the facility, works at a workplace and enjoys his trust.
Recently, N. has spoken about Kadri Hazbiu, letting him understand that they are surprised by what they did to him, because he has a good relationship with the main leader, so much so that on the occasion of his 60th anniversary he forgave him a couple with a trigger the gold that Stalin had given him, etc., about concrete things, about hostile activities, he did not speak.
The data to be extracted in the three-monthly Bulletin of hostile comments, printed in five copies: For Mimoza Hazbiu, Ihsan Budo and Spiro Rusha, as well as one to be sent to the VIIIth Branch, to be placed in the centralized file with the pseudonym “Fox”.
THE SECRET DOCUMENT APPROVED BY THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL WORKS OF RÈŠEN, SELIM JAZAJ, FOR THE COMBINATION OF INTERCEPTION WITH OPERATING TECHNIQUES, OF TWO WORKERS, G.SH. AND P.B., TO LISTEN TO THEIR CONVERSATIONS REGARDING AGRON HAZBI’S DEATH IN THE KURBNESH MINE
HEAD OF THE INTERNAL BRANCH COPY NO. 1
SELIM LAZAJ, 2.2.1989
FOR COLLISION AND HEARING BY VEHICLE T.O. OF “GOLD” OF THE CITIZENS OF G. SH. AND P.B.
On 28.1.1989, the guard officer received a notification that the Agron Hazbiu facility had an accident in the Kurbnesh mine, and immediately after this notification, measures were taken to verify the situation.
From the versions raised, it turned out that G. Sh. may have been killed by the workers present who were working with him and P.B.
In order to clarify the version raised by us, measures were taken to make their collision and conversations heard by our means, T.O. “AR”.
To achieve this goal, the following measures were taken:
On the part of the Operative Worker, Nuri Manoku, two citizens, G. Sh. and P. B., to be near the offices of the People’s Council, where its office is located.
Their call will be made in the evening hours, near the yard of the office of the Operative Worker, Nuri Manoku, where the tools of T.O. were previously assembled. “AR” on a piece of plastic pipe, leaving it where it was previously thought that conversation could take place.
As an interception point, the office of the Operative Worker of the area, Nuri Manoku, was set up, where good monitoring conditions were guaranteed, where the Operative Worker, Nuri Manoku and Hysen Vata stayed. If we are going to be in front of the attempt to discover the means of T.O., the Operative Worker, Nuri Manoku, should intervene to interrogate them about the incident.
After the end of the interception, the camouflage will be taken by the Operative Worker, Hysen Vata, and they will be returned to the Branch.
In carrying out this combination, fellow Operative Workers, Nuri Manoku and Hysen Vata, took part, under the direction of the Deputy Head of the Department of Internal Affairs, Llazar Druga.
In the end, the camouflage was taken; the written statement of the citizens about the event, the information was extracted and reported to the head of the Department of Internal Affairs, Comrade Selim Jazaj.
DEPUTY/HEAD OF THE INTERNAL BRANCH
THE SECRET DOCUMENT APPROVED BY THE CHIEF OF THE INTERNAL BRANCH OF RÈŠEN, SELIM JAZAJ, FOR THE SURVEILLANCE WITH OPERATIVE TECHNIQUES OF THE FAMILY OF KADRI HAZBIUT IN THEIR APARTMENT IN KURBNESH, WHEN THE LIFELESS BODY OF AGRON HAZBIUT WOULD BE THERE, BEFORE AND AFTER THE BURIAL HIS
DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS SECRET
INSURANCE SIDE Specimen No. 1
Rëshen, on 18.2.1989
OPERATING TECHNIQUE INFORMATION DATED 28.1.1989
On the conversations between Petrit Hazbiu, Elena Hazbiu, Mimoza Hazbiu and Hedije Hazbiu, on 28.1.1989, from 23.30 to 19.00, on 29.1.1989.
Legend: P – Petrit Hazbiu.
E – Elena Hazbiu.
M – Mimosa Hazbiu.
H – Hedije Hazbiu.
From the conversations held, it emerges that:
First, there are knocks and popular music, from the radio, for a few minutes. Often times, the door opens and closes, moving from one room to another. From a distance, the car that brought the corpse can be seen.
E – Goni is coming, oh soul of the sister (crying loudly) Oh Goni, oh Goni, oh soul of the sister (long silence, the door opens and some people come who bring the corpse, Petrit intervenes, telling them).
P – Drink a glass of brandy at least (those people leave and Petriti intervenes to calm them down, saying that he doesn’t do that, after a long wailing, since we don’t understand what they are saying specifically, they stop crying and they move quickly around the room and only the noises they make as they move the shelves are heard.
After a few minutes, they hear the knocking with a hammer, opening the coffin and then putting the meringue they thought, after the coffin was cut without the meringue, after that Elena comes to the room where the corpse is and starts to mourn.
E – Oh Goni, oh Goni, oh Goniiiii.
P – What do you have (speaks to him in a scolding tone).
H – Where are you, Goni?
E – O bobo I’m the desert (cries out loud).
P – Mom, sit here.
E – O bobo I’m the desert, O Goni (calls out loud). Did Gon get it?
M – He cries, but it is not understood what he says) O Goni, how so, O Goniiii. For a few minutes there is complete silence, then they continue to cry and wail loudly again. Then the radio is heard, playing piano music and folk songs. Elena comes into the room, crying. Get up, Goni, because the time has come to appear, O sister’s soul (it is 2:00 p.m., when they appear). Get up, O sister’s soul, because now there is no one to go with the sister to present herself, because we all went together, O sister’s soul, O Goni. He leaves the room and after a while, Petriti comes and starts to mourn.
P – Goni, Goni, Goni, (crying), Goni where you leave me, Goni. I’m sorry, because you’re a boy, Goni. Goniiii. But I didn’t want anything, Goni said. Ahh mor Goniiiii. What did you do to me, Goni, Goni, what did you do to me, Goni. Where can I find Goniiii? Don’t, great god. How is it possible Goniiii, that I never believe, Goniiii (leaves crying to the other room). After a long pause, Hedija arrives.
H – O Goni, O soul.
M – We take it and wash it.
H – Open it because the black will rot.
P – He doesn’t cry now. But why should you become porridge now?! We don’t need it
H – Yes, I can’t believe it!
P – So is the place there. Who cares about my mother? How many times like this?!
H – What was there was there something?!
P – Nothing.
E – O Goni, O soul of the sister.
M – Take these pants too.
H – Go all three, to take it.
P – No, you don’t do that, they mourn with words and go out to take him to the cemetery, and after a couple of hours, they come again, and nothing is heard, because they turned on the radio and after these actions, only the opening and closing of the doors can be heard.
The information was partial, because the lamentation is not understood, why they mean it and what they might have said. But only those words that are understood by us are extracted.
OPERATIONAL WORKER OF T.O
SECRET DOCUMENT COMPILED BY THE OPERATIONAL WORKER OF THE KURBNESH AREA, NURI MANOKU, AND APPROVED BY THE HEAD OF THE INTERIOR BRANCH OF RÈSHEN, SELIM JAZAJ, FOR THE CLOSING AND ARCHIVING OF AGRON HAZBI’S FILE, IN THE ARCHIVE OF THE MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR
HEAD OF THE DOMESTIC BRANCH Single copy
SELIM LAZAJ, Rrëshen 17.4.1989
“FOR INTERRUPTION OF PROCESSING 2/A OF AGRON HAZBI”
I, Operative Worker, Nuri Manoku, officer of the Internal Affairs Branch, Rrëshen, after studying the documents of the processing file 2/A, with number 1424, of Agron Hazbi
Agron Hazbiu, is the son of Kadri and Hedija, born in 1959, born in the city of Tirana, formerly living and under internment in Kurbnesh, Mirdita district, currently deceased, with a higher education, by profession a clerk (physical education teacher ), unmarried, unorganized, unconvicted, with Albanian nationality and citizenship.
The political attitude of Agron’s family before the liberation and the National Liberation War was good, but both from the father’s side and from the mother’s side, they were families of rich peasant origin, after the liberation of the country, they did not maintain a good attitude, even why his father, Kadri Hazbiu, became a member of the Politburo and Minister, after hiding from the Party, the hostile activity of the groups that the Party discovered, he seriously violated the Party’s line in the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of People’s Defense, he was an agent of foreign intelligence and a member of Mehmet Shehu’s conspiracy group, as such, he was sentenced to death (Puskhatim).
After the arrest and conviction of his father, Kadri Hazbiu, like Agroni and all other members of his family, have maintained and maintain a bad political position, agitate and propagandize against the Party and the People’s Power, as such, three of them, Petrit, Elena and Agroni, were taken into processing 2/A, while the mother and sister (Hedija and Mimoza Hazbiu) are registered as contingent. All under deportation measures, in Kurbnesh.
On 5.10.1983, Agroni was taken into active processing 2/A, with a tendency for agitation and propaganda against the People’s Power and as a close family connection of the enemy Kadri Hazbiu. The processing period has been extended, twice by six months and twice by one year.
During the time of its processing, especially after 1987, it was followed as a more precedented and centralized object with the nickname “Fox”, where as a result of the operative-agent work, as well as the line of measures, it was possible to secure three pieces of evidence with legal basis proving his hostile activity, in the form of agitation and propaganda against the Party and its main leadership, defending his father as an enemy and other conspirators.
On 28.I.1989, the above object. Agron Hazbiu, being at the front of the work in the Kurbnesh copper mine, in the second shift, in the evening hours, with a quantity of dynamite, which he had found, very upset by his very serious health condition and family pressure, especially his brother, Petriti, to go to work even though he was sick, he killed himself.
Based on the above, also in point no. 11 of the list of skills of the Operational Evidence regulation, no. 01-27, dated 23.8.1986;
To terminate his further processing at 2/A of Agron Hazbiu, for agitation and hostile propaganda, and to archive his file with a retention period forever, in the central archive of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in the operational evidence sector, also performing the corresponding actions in the file. Memorie.al
OPERATIONAL WORKER SECTION HEAD