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Commemorating 18 December, the International Migrants Day 18 December 2015

On the occasion of the International Day of workers-migrants and members of their families, civil organizations, leftist movements, volunteers, humanitarian organizations and activists from the Republic of Macedonia joined together in founding the transnational movement #STATEOFSOLIDARITY, and took part in peaceful march for reaffirming the European values of all peoples in Europe, under the...

The International Human Rights Day 10 December 2015

Today all United Nations Member States observe the International Human Rights Day, with the motto “Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always.”, with the aim to improve and raise awareness of the two fundamental treatises on civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, which in 2016 mark their 50th birthday. 

The Republic of Macedonia, a United Nations Member State, has ratified these two...

Representatives of the civil sector in the region meeting the Secretary of State of the USA, John Kerry 10 December 2015

The Civic Solidarity Platform, a network of independent non-governmental organizations from the region where the OSCE is active, on the 1th and 2nd of December organized Parallel Civil Society Conference. 

The Parallel Conference was held ahead of the meeting of the Ministerial Council of the OSCE. In it participated more than 70 representatives of the civil sector, coming from more that 25...

Attacks against Roma children have to be investigated and appropriately sanctioned 13 November 2015

The Network for Protection against Discrimination expresses its concerns regarding the attack against a child, member of the Roma ethnic minority, which took place on 11 November 2015, close to the SILBO bakery in the center of Skopje. Namely, according to eyewitnesses, the child was harassed and beaten, allegedly because it had been asking money from the bakery shoppers. An eyewitness reported...

Seventh March for Tolerance - “Refugees Without Borders” 11 November 2015

Following the tradition of commemorating the International Day of Tollerance (16th of November), the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia and the LGBTI Center for Support , this year organize the seventy March for Tolerance. Like the previous years, we dedicate this event to the noted conditions of violating and disrespect of certain rights and freedoms, as well as...

Stop the hate speech based on religious belief 06 November 2015

Yesterday, on the social network Facebook, sharing of a poster with the following text was noticed: 

“Protest against islamization of Kriva Palanka, Friday 6 November 2015, 1.30 PM, Solarski most.” 

At the bottom of the poster, there is a picture of five Islamic sacral objects, i.e. mosques, crossed out with red pen. The Platform Against Hate Speech* condemns the speech used on the...

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