Corner Reports

Monthly Report (January 2011) 10 February 2011


Within the past month, the Helsinki committee worked on a certain number of cases where violations of human rights were detected in several segments and areas. 

In addition to this Report, we have chosen several cases which deserve specific insight and analysis due to their nature and content, and in which the disregard of human rights was most emphasized.

Starting from the lack...

Corner Publications

Human Rights Legal and Policy Action Framework 01 February 2011

Human Rights Legal and Policy Action Framework Focusing on Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction

Project: Social Inclusion and Human Rights in Macedonia

Prepared by: Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia

Publisher: Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights – BIM-FV

You can download the publication by clicking here .

Corner Reports

Monthly Report (November 2010) 10 December 2010


1.1. Freedom of information should not be lynched! Freedom of speech is not for sail! - Campaign for an ombudsman for media. 

1.2. National strategy for poverty and social exclusion reduction 

1.3. Will judiciary manage to protect itself from political pressures?!


2.1. Naum Milososki from Ohrid

2.2. The...

Corner Press release

Successful application to the Court in Strasburg 28 November 2010

 In today’s verdict by the Judicial Council in the case Vasilkoski and others against the Republic of Macedonia, with an application made and submitted by the Helsinki Committee (complaint No. 28169/08), the European Court for Human Rights on the public session has established violation to Article 5 paragraph 3 (right to freedom and safety) by the European Convention for Human...

Corner Reports

Bimonthly Report (September - October 2010) 10 November 2010


1.1. Closing the circle

1.2. Where do Macedonian courts make mistakes when pronouncing  detention as a measure?

1.3. Introducing indicators for measuring discrimination on local level

1.4. National urgent trauma center – health reforms or just another hasty action of the Government? 


2.1. Positive decision in the...

Corner Press release

Successful application to the Court in Strasburg 16 October 2010

The European Court for Human Rights in Strasburg established the violation of Article 6 of the European Convention for Human rights in the case of Tomislav Spasovski against the Republic of Macedonia.

On 10.02.2002  in the village Aracinovo Tomislav Spasovski has suffered a severe physical injury from an explosive device placed in his home and his son-in-law died on the spot due to the...

Twitter Facebook
Normal_banner-free-en Normal___________ang Normal_banner-lgbti Normal_banner-ws-en Normal_banner-program-en
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...