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Public call to the PE Macedonian Railways and the Government of the Republic of Macedonia 30 October 2015

The PE Macedonian Railways JSC Transport, in short time period made two corrections of the price of the ticket meant for refugees transiting through Macedonia. The price for each single ticket for these particular users is 25 euros, which is 3,5 times higher than the regular ticket price, which amounts to approximately 7 euros. The regular discounts for children, families and groups do not...

Recommendations for overcoming the discrimination against Roma on border crossings 26 October 2015

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights, in collaboration with the OSCE Mission to Skopje and the Office of the Ombudsman, as a result of the joint work of the partners in the area of anti-discrimination for many years, organized a Conference on the topic “Restriction of the right to freedom of movement of Roma at the State Border Crossings”. 

The Conference was held on 14 October 2015, at...

The high school students right to protest endangered once again 22 October 2015

The Helsinki Committee yesterday received notifications with allegations of threats against some of the high school students who participated in yesterday's protest march against the unfavorable reforms of the educational system. The allegations were submitted by students, but also by parents. Especially worrisome are the allegations according to which some students were locked up in their...

Combating Hate Speech Project: Wall of Shame 13 October 2015

Today, Tuesday (13.10.15), the initial event organized by the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights on the project against hate speech supported by NED (National Endowment for Democracy) was held marking the launch of the Platform for Combating Hate Speech, coordinated by the Committee and open for any organization or individual to join, followed by the promotion of the Wall of Shame, erected in...

Invitation: the Wall of Shame 06 October 2015

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights has the pleasure to invite you to the groundbreaking event of the project against hate speech, supported by NED (National Endowment for Democracy). During this event the “Wall of Shame” will be promoted, at which some public figures who have been practicing hate speech will be exhibited. At the same time, its promotion will have the “Analysis of the...

Recommendations to Macedonia regarding violations of rights of the Roma 04 September 2015

On the 11th and 12th of August, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination held its 87th Session, on which it also reviewed the Interim Report on the Republic of Macedonia, concerned with the issue of observing and implementing the rights guaranteed by the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, ratified by the Republic of Macedonia. 

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