The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia harshly condemns the hate speech observed during the protest in front of the State Electoral Committee on 15.12.2016.
While the State Election Commission was reviewing and discussing the complaints submitted by the political parties regarding the early parliamentary elections, a protest rally was organized in front of the...
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.
Available facilities and conditions
The number of refugees in the camp amounted to 99 in the course of the two weeks, but increased...
During Election Day, the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia noticed a number of irregularities in several polling places.
The following irregularities have been noticed by 13:00:
- In the Municipality of Gjorche Petrov, polling station no. 2556 at the Kocho Racin high school, the voting was interrupted from 08:25 to 08: 35 because a voter photographed the...
During yesterday, the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia noted a series of irregularities in the voting process of the diaspora as well as of specific groups of citizens who exercise their voting rights the day before the elections.
According to the Electoral Code, the day before the election is declared as an election silence. The silence was broken by several...
The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia informs the citizens that on Sunday, December 11th, 2016, the office of the Committee shall be open throughout the day in order to allow citizens to report a violation of the right to vote during the early parliamentary elections.
The Committee encourages all citizens who believe their voting rights have been violated to...
Under the slogan "Stand Up For Someone’s Rights Today”, tomorrow, December 10th, United Nations member states mark the International Human Rights Day. In his address to the nations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that “All of us can – and must – act in our daily lives to advance the human rights of the people around us”.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein pointed...