Corner Reports

Monthly report on the human rights of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Serbia and Macedonia- March, 2018 18 April 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

Annual report for 2017 - The rights of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers in the Republic of Macedonia 17 April 2018

Within the "Help on the route - fostering protection of human rights of migrants passing through Macedonia and Serbia" project supported by the European Union and implemented by the Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation- Serbia in partnership with the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia, the Novi Sad Humanitarian Center and Arbeiter Samariter Bund...

Corner Reports

The situation at the border crossings Gevgelija and Kumanovo for the period of March, 2018 12 April 2018

Monthly report for March 2018 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

The situation in the RTC Vinojug, Gevgelija, was relatively peaceful and stable over the course of March,...

Corner Press release

Wrongful and discriminatory interpretation of the provisions on the payment of the annual leave allowance by the President of the Employers’ Organization 11 April 2018

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights strongly reacts to the statement of the President of the Employers' Organization, Angel Dimitrov, regarding the interpretation of the provisions of the General Collective Agreement for the private sector in the field of the economy, which refer to the payment of the allowance for the annual leave of workers who used maternity and/or parental leave, which...

Corner Publications

Analysis of the situation of women in the rural areas - more obstacles than opportunities 21 March 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 prepare Analysis of the situation of women in the rural areas - more obstacles than opportunities. The analysis can be downloaded at the following link

Corner Press release

Condemn for the Sloboden pechat cover from 16 March 2018 16 March 2018

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia strongly condemns the cover of the 14.03.2018 edition of the daily newspaper “Sloboden pechat” referring to the context of the ongoing social and political events. Publishing a photo of a woman participating in a protest rally in front of the Parliament of the RM with the headline “VMRO-members Show Their Teeth” is severe...

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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...