Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period: 05.09.2016 – 11.09.2016 13 September 2016

The weekly 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. 

Gevgelija

Available facilities and conditions

The number of refugees in the camp amounted to 127 and remained unchanged in the course of the entire...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period: 29.08.2016 – 04.09.2016 06 September 2016

The weekly 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

Gevgelija

Available facilities and conditions

The number of refugees over the week amounted to 127, not taking into consideration the refugees who...

Corner Publications

“My rights as a refugee" - A brochure for the rights of refugees 04 September 2016

The Macedonian Helsinki Committee for Human Rights prepared a brochure titled "My rights as a refugee" , which selects the most important articles on the basic human rights and freedoms of refugees, guaranteed in the European Convention on Human Rights and the United Nations Convention on the status of Refugees, since 1951. 

The brochure is meant to familiarize the refugees with the...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period: 15.08.2016 – 28.08.2016 30 August 2016

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.

Gevgelija

Available facilities and conditions

In the course of this period, the number of refugees oscillated between 127 and 137, as certain families were...

Corner Special analysis

Enhancing the Protection of Rights of Accused in Macedonia 23 August 2016

The Public Policy Paper  has the intention to offer a solution for the pro motion of the ex-officio defense system with a mandatory defense and a defense attorney for the poor in Macedonia under the program “Balkans Regional Rule of Law Network (BRRLN)”.

The policy recommendations from the document are referring to several key topics which are subject to research. These are the appointment...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period: 01.08.2016 – 07.08.2016 09 August 2016

The weekly 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.  

Gevgelija

Available facilities and conditions

The number of refugees in the camp fluctuated between 126 and 130 in the course of this week. In...

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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...