Corner Press release

Breach of workers’ rights identified at a shoe manufacturer in Kriva Palanka 09 November 2017

The State Labour Inspectorate – Regional Unit KrivaPalanka identified irregularities and breach of several labour rights at DPTU LO-MA SHOES DOOEL KrivaPalanka. Following an initiative by the Helsinki Committee for additional supervision to be conducted, an authorized labour inspector visited the stated manufacturer and identified that the employer had failed to record the employees’ attendance...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period of October, 2017 08 November 2017

Monthly report for October, 2017 on the situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo includes the following topics: Available facilities and conditions at the camp, Institutional treatment and irregular migration. The report can be downloaded at the following link.

 Gevgelija

Over the course of the entire month, once again increased frequency of larger groups who were...

Corner Press release

Infringement procedure initiated against Jagjemezler DOOEL Štip for irregularities in the field of safety and health at the working place 06 November 2017

Following a complaint filed by the Helsinki Committee of Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia, the State Labour Inspectorate – Regional Unit Štip, found irregularities in the field of safety and health at the workplace at DPTU Jegjemezler DOOEL Štip. Namely, during a non-scheduled inspection oversight conducted by an authorized state labour inspector in the field of safety and health at...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period of September, 2017 19 October 2017

Monthly report for September, 2017 on the situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo includes the following topics: Available facilities and conditions at the camp, Institutional treatment and irregular migration. The report can be downloaded at the following link. 

Gevgelija

In the course of September 2017, in the Reception-Transit Center Vinojug, Gevgelija, there were no...

Corner Reports

Monthly report on Human Rights - September, 2017 16 October 2017

The monthly report on the human rights situation in the Republic of Macedonia for September, 2017 covers topics from the following areas: Judiciary, Discrimination, Hate Crimes, Closed institutions, Social protection and Textile workers.

You can download the monthly report from the following link.

JUDICIARY

PRIEBE PUBLISHES THE SECOND EXPERT REPORT

By mid-month, the European Commission's...

Corner Press release

The State Labour Inspectorate ordered for payment of annual leave pay in a textile factory in Stip 27 September 2017

 The State Labour Inspectorate – Regional Unit Stip made a decision ordering the manager of the Company for Manufacturing and Trade ZOGORI export-import DOO Stip to pay its employees annual leave pay. Following a complaint filed by the Helsinki Committee, the state labour inspector from the regional inspectorate unit performednon-scheduled inspection oversight at the stated factory and...

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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...

Corner-aside Balkan Insight

Macedonia Accused of Double Standards Over Detentions Friday, 19 August 2016

The Macedonian Helsinki Committee for Human Rights has also complained of the misuse of pre-trial detention. It said in a recent report that it was “especially concerned about the manner in which detention is imposed, even when the legal...

Corner-aside Balkan Insight

Court Deals Macedonian Lustration Knockout Blow Thursday, 28 July 2016

This criticism came after wiretapped tapes of officials’ conversations, released by the opposition, suggested that the government had been meddling with the lustration process. The rulings by the Administrative Court “are probably a result of the...