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Open Office: Report Violations of the Right to Vote! 23 April 2015

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights informs the citizens that by Sunday, 25 April 2015, on the occasion of the local referendum for preserving the outward appearance of the City Trade Center (GTC), the Committee will have established an Office, where the citizens of the Center Municipality will be able to report possible violations of the voting right. Besides the Open Office, the Committee...

The high school students right to protest endangered once again 14 April 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...

The state discriminates Roma like never before 08 April 2015

On the occasion of commemorating the International Roma Day, the Helsinki Committee wishes to once again remind the public of the need to underline the economic and social problems which confront the Roma community in our country. 

At the same time, the Helsinki Committee points out that the conditions for the Roma in the Republic of Macedonia have never been worse, especially given the...

The Helsinki Committee starts overseeing the work of the Constitutional Court 31 March 2015

According to the annual reports of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Macedonia, in the period from 2011 - 2013, the Court has marked a decline in the number of received and completed cases, a decline in the number of revoked and annulled provisions from laws and bylaws, a decline in the annual budget, as well as a decline in the number of constitutional initiatives submitted by civil...

Support for the Initiative for Referendum intended to save GTC 21 March 2015

The National Network Against Homophobia and Transphobia publicly expresses its support for the Referendum Initiative on the appearance of GTC. Although the primary mission of the NNAHT is the struggle against homophobia and transphobia, that struggle is not possible without simultaneous development of solidarity and support for such and similar democratic processes and initiatives.  

The...

New threats and indecent proposals for the high school students 18 March 2015

Only one day ahead of the commencement of the high school students' protests in several cities throughout Macedonia, and one day ahead of the big protest scheduled on 19 March 2015, once again throughout the country are visible leaflets with content meant to discourage the young people from expressing their opinion.  

It is obvious that these leaflets follow in the wake of the negative...

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