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Support center for the LGBTI community in Macedonia 22 October 2012

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...

Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)5 of the Council of Europe 01 April 2012

Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)5 on measures to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 31 March 2010 at the 1081st meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies)

Recognising that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons have been for centuries and are still subjected to homophobia, transphobia and other forms of...

Prof. Gordan Kalajdziev is the new president of the Helsinki Committee 17 September 2011

On September 17th, 2011 the Assembly of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in the Republic of Macedonia convened. Besides summarizing the work of the Committee among the two assemblies, at the Assembly a new Management Board of the Committee was elected. The new Management Board on its first session elected Gordan Kalajdziev, one of the founders of the Committee, professor ат the Faculty...

For crimes against humanity amnesty cannot apply 22 July 2011

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia once again reiterates the position that under no circumstances there can be amnesty for cases of serious violation of the international humanitarian law.

The return and the processing of the Hague cases by our justice system still create a big dilemma accompanied by utterly contradictory interpretations in the public. The...

What's the human life worth? 07 June 2011

One day after the elections the country was stunned by the news that a member of the police forces brutally killed a young 23 year old man by excessive use of force. This sounds like good morning to the reforms announced by the winning political party that is to continue with the "reforms” from the point at which they stopped.

On the other hand MOI is speechless! After the several attempts by...

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...

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