Corner Press release

OPEN CALL: Granting and Training for Strengthening Capacities of CSOs providing assistance to migrants 21 March 2017

CALL FOR GRANTING AND TRAINING for strengthening capacities of CSOs providing assistance in migrant’s human rights in Serbia and Macedonia

The Programme aims to improve the efficiency of work of the 20 local CSOs providing assistance to migrants, since, as working directly with them, they are in a perfect position to identify, possibly document and independently report on the human rights...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period: 20.02.2017 – 05.03.2017 08 March 2017

The two weeks report on the situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo includes the following topics: Available facilities and conditions at the camp and Institutional treatment. The report can be downloaded at the following link.

Gevgelija

Available facilities and conditions

At the very start of the week the number of refugees in the camp dropped from 54 to 49, after a five-member...

Corner Press release

Invitation to Tender for PR Agency 28 February 2017

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia, within the framework of the “HELP ON THE ROUTE – Fostering protection  of  human rights of  migrants passing through Macedonia  and  Serbia “,[1] invites publishes this public Invitation to Tender for PR Agency.

The main purpose of the assignment is to target the population of the municipalities and...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period 13.02.2017 - 19.02.2017 22 February 2017

The weekly report on the situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo includes the following topics: Available facilities and conditions at the camp and Institutional treatment. The report can be downloaded at the following link. 

Gevgelija

Available facilities and conditions

The number of refugees in the camp dropped from 73 to 54 by the end of the week, as several refugees left...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period 06.02.2017 - 12.02.2017 15 February 2017

The weekly report on the situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo includes the following topics: Available facilities and conditions at the camp and Institutional treatment. The report can be downloaded at the following link. 

Gevgelija

Available facilities and conditions

The number of refugees in the camp amounted to 68 in the course of this week.

There have been no...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period: 30.01.2017 – 05.02.2017 07 February 2017

The weekly report on the situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo includes the following topics: Available facilities and conditions at the camp and Institutional treatment. The report can be downloaded at the following link.

Gevgelija

Available facilities and conditions

The number of refugees remained unchanged over the week and amounted to 69 refugees.

There are no major changes...

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Corner-aside Human Rights Watch

Police Brutality against Migrants and Asylum Seekers in Macedonia Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Following pressure by the Ombudsman’s Office and civil society groups such as the Macedonian Helsinki Committee and Legis, as well as the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, authorities also began transferring or releasing migrants and asylum seekers from...

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Corner-aside Balkan Insight

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