Corner Press release

Attack on the constitutional order of the Republic of Macedonia 25 December 2012

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia is greatly concerned about the latest political events in the country. Representatives of the Committee on 24.12.2012, during the protest of the "People's Front" on one side, and supporters and members of the opposition on the other side, since its very beginning followed the happenings in the capacity of...

Stop to the pressure on the health workers 06 December 2012

Having monitored the events connected to the doctors’ strike and at the same time acting upon their request for legal assistance, the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia expresses its concerns about actions taken by the Ministry for Health, which point to abuse of competencies with “legal measures” for prevention of the constitutional right to strike.

Namely, the...

Violent attack on human rights activists 18 November 2012

During the marking of the “International Tolerance Day” on 17.11.2012 around 12:30 pm at the central square in Skopje, near the Stone Bridge, two activists – from the organizers of the “March for Tolerance” were physically assaulted. While the stands were being prepared with publication and brochures by the NGOs – participants in the march, the activists were approached by a masked person who...

Government must protect LGBTI people from discrimination 26 October 2012

The recent attack against a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) Support Centre in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, underscores the urgent need for protection in law against any forms of discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity, said Amnesty International today.

In the early hours of 24 October, the office of the newly established...

Support center for the LGBTI community in Macedonia 22 October 2012

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia on its 18th anniversary with the support of the Dutch Embassy in Macedonia on 23.10.2012 opened the first Support Center for the LGBTI Community.

The main purpose of the LGBTI Support Center will be representing the LGBTI community but also it will be dedicated to organizing self-help groups and will offer help to the rest of...

Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)5 of the Council of Europe 01 April 2012

Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)5 on measures to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 31 March 2010 at the 1081st meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies)

Recognising that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons have been for centuries and are still subjected to homophobia, transphobia and other forms of...
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