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.
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...
Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia
Elena Mihajlova, MA and Vladimir Danailov
Realization of the project:
Kocho Andonovski and Gordana NestorovskaYou can download the publication by clicking here
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...
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...
The Quarterly report on the human rights situation in the Republic of Macedonia for the period July-September 2012 includes the following topics: Right to Free Movement and Peaceful Protest, Political Pressures on Members of the Opposition Parties, Unconstitutional Lustration Process, Amendments to the Manner of Operation of the Police, Health Care in Closed institutions, Transsexual Persons,...