Corner Publications

Analysis of the situation of people with physical disabilities in the Republic of Macedonia 14 November 2017

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 situation of people with physical disability in the Republic of Macedonia  

The analysis contains the research findings for the needs for changes of...

Corner Publications

Analysis of the situation of people with intellectual disability and combined disabilities in the Republic of Macedonia 14 November 2017

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 situation of people with intellectual disability and combined disabilities in the Republic of Macedonia 

The analysis contains...

Corner Press release

Meeting held with representatives of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and the State Labour Inspectorate 13 November 2017

Members of the Helsinki Committee held a working meeting with representatives of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy – Department for Violations of Labour Relations and Health and Safety on the Workplace and of the State Labour Inspectorate on 10/11/2017. Most urgent breaches of labour rights of textile and leather workers documented by the Helsinki Committee were discussed at the meeting,...

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Breach of workers’ rights identified at a shoe manufacturer in Kriva Palanka 09 November 2017

The State Labour Inspectorate – Regional Unit KrivaPalanka identified irregularities and breach of several labour rights at DPTU LO-MA SHOES DOOEL KrivaPalanka. Following an initiative by the Helsinki Committee for additional supervision to be conducted, an authorized labour inspector visited the stated manufacturer and identified that the employer had failed to record the employees’ attendance...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period of October, 2017 08 November 2017

Monthly report for October, 2017 on the situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo includes the following topics: Available facilities and conditions at the camp, Institutional treatment and irregular migration. The report can be downloaded at the following link.

 Gevgelija

Over the course of the entire month, once again increased frequency of larger groups who were...

Corner Press release

Infringement procedure initiated against Jagjemezler DOOEL Štip for irregularities in the field of safety and health at the working place 06 November 2017

Following a complaint filed by the Helsinki Committee of Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia, the State Labour Inspectorate – Regional Unit Štip, found irregularities in the field of safety and health at the workplace at DPTU Jegjemezler DOOEL Štip. Namely, during a non-scheduled inspection oversight conducted by an authorized state labour inspector in the field of safety and health at...

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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...