Corner Publications

Analysis of the public policies on the rights of the roma in the Republic of Macedonia 05 July 2018

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia within the project "Civil society support to social cohesion and diversity policy making" funded by the British Embassy in Macedonia, has prepared the Analysis of the public policies on the rights of the roma in the Republic of Macedonia. The analysis can be downloaded at the following link  

Corner Reports

Monthly report on the human rights of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Serbia and Macedonia- May, 2018 13 June 2018

The purpose of this report is to present the current situation in regards to the respect of human rights and freedoms of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers who transit through or reside in Serbia and Macedonia. The data in this report are obtained by 24 organizations from Serbia and Macedonia which take part in the "Help on the route" network.

The full report is available at the...

Corner Reports

Monthly report on the human rights of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Serbia and Macedonia- April, 2018 21 May 2018

The purpose of this report is to present the current situation in regards to the respect of human rights and freedoms of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers who transit through or reside in Serbia and Macedonia. The data in this report are obtained by 24 organizations from Serbia and Macedonia which take part in the "Help on the route" network.

The full report is available at the...

Corner Press release

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS SUMMER SCHOOL and PROJECT “CHALLENGE HISTORY 2 – REACT FOR THE FUTURE” 16 May 2018

The Center for Peace and Tolerance (CPT) and its project partners1 are pleased to announce the call for applications for the Summer School of “Challenge History 2 -REACT for the Future”, which will be held from 22nd to 28th July 2018 in Prizren, Kosovo.* It is financially supported by the Western Balkans Fund; the Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection, and Sport; the...

Corner Reports

Annual report for 2017 of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia 09 May 2018

The Annual Report for 2017 of the Helsinki Committee for Human rights of the Republic of Macedonia presents the overall situation with the respect of human rights in several areas, including the judiciary, equal treatment, closed institutions, social justice and cohesion, vulnerable groups, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, free legal aid, and LGBTI rights. The report encompasses the...

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Workers using their right to a leave due to pregnancy and childbirth are entitled to the allowance for annual vacation 24 April 2018

At a meeting held on 06.03.2018, the Commission for Interpretation of the General Collective Agreement for the Private Sector in the area of commerce ruled that the women who have used their right to a leave due to pregnancy and childbirth (that is, maternity and/or parental leave), and have been employed with the same employer for six months within a calendar year shall be entitled to the...

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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...