Corner Reports

Monthly report - Junе 2016 29 July 2016

The Monthly report on the human rights situation in the Republic of Macedonia for May 2016 includes the following topics: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture; The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights Visits the Special Institution Demir Kapija; CPD Confirms an Act of Discrimination against a Transgender Person; Hate Speech Aimed at LGBTI Community; Macedonia Shows Lack of...

Corner Publications

The Constitutional Court in the Grip between Political Parties and Human Rights 27 July 2016

You can download the analysis at the following link 

In the past five years, and especially since 2013 onwards, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Macedonia has marked a decline in the number of received and closed cases, a decline in the number of repealed and annulled provisions from laws and bylaws, a decline in the number of employees, without this triggering a change in...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period: 18.07.2016 – 24.07.2016 26 July 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.  

Gevgeilja

Available facilities and conditions

The number of refugees in the camp amounts to 129. The number changed several times over the week,...

Corner Publications

Hate crimes in the Republic of Macedonia in 2015 22 July 2016

This special analysis concerns hate crimes registered by the Macedonian Helsinki Committee during the course of 2015. It contains 44 incidents elaborated according to type, location, time of perpetration, biased motivation, number of victims and perpetrators, and the status of the cases.

The analysis can be downloaded at the following link 


Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period 11.07.2016 - 17.07.2016 20 July 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 amounts to 136. Three new refugees from Afghanistan have arrived in...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period 04.07.2016 - 10.06.2016 13 July 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 remains unchanged compared to last week and amounts to 133....

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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...