Tag: 27 April
Macedonia 11.01.20 | 10:27

Gruevski: New April 27 indictment politically motivated

Former prime minister Nikola Gruevski in a Facebook post on Friday evening denied having anything to do with the Parliament storming on April 27, 2017. It’s a lie, the news that the VMRO-DPMNE party or I organized the storming of Parliament on April 27, 2017, Gruevski wrote, adding that the indictment...

Macedonia 06.12.19 | 17:05

No assessment of the indictment against the April 27 organizers: Defense requests the case to be taken by the court in The Hague

Today’s attempt for court assessment of the indictment against the organizers of the “bloody Thursday” also failed. The defense is seeking one of the judges to be taken off the because she has handled other cases related to April 27, as well as the case to be taken by the International...

Macedonia 02.12.19 | 14:45

Kacarska’s unconstitutional nebulousness in “April 27” case also published by Columbia University

Columbia University will hold lectures on judge Dobrila Kacarska as an example of how a procedure should not be led. One of the most prestigious universities in the world published on its official website the case in which judge Dobrila Kacarska unconstitutionally punished lawyers in the April 27 case...

Macedonia 22.11.19 | 21:58

Deskoska confirmed, Ruskoska worked in agreement with the government: Amnesties in “April 27 case” were in exchange for constitutional amendments

Asked on the “Samo vistina” show whether she or any of the authorities had influence on prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska, Justice Minister Renata Deskoska said that she personally does not have, but cannot guarantee that for anybody else. I personally do not have, and I cannot comment about others,...

Macedonia 12.06.19 | 15:39

Judge Kacarska recused herself from the renewed April 2017 trial

Dobrila Kacarska, a judge closely associated with the Zaev regime, recused herself from the expanded trial of the April 2017 incident in the Parliament. Kacarska was selected to lead the original trial, which ended in lengthy prison sentences for 16 political prisoners. She opposed the selective amnesty...

Macedonia 22.04.19 | 21:50

The document that proves whether Cavkov owns a villa, a pigeon house, or a sheepfold in Chalkidiki

Republika provided the document that the lawyer of the convicted former Director of the Public Security Bureau (BJB) Mitko Cavkov, Sasko Dukovski, delivered to the court, which confirms that Cavkov does not own “a villa, or a pigeon house, or a sheepfold” in Chalkidiki. Dukovski delivered...

Macedonia 17.04.19 | 15:10

Zaev’s prosecutor announced additional charges against opposition officials in late May

Prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska, who has been instrumental in Zoran Zaev’s campaign of political persecution against the opposition parties, annnouced a new round of charges by the end of May. The charges are again expected to be aimed at opposition officials, over the April 2017 incident in the Parliament....

Macedonia 22.03.19 | 11:21

ISIS terrorists got three times smaller sentences than 27 April convicts

It’s a shame that terrorists who were part of ISIS, who were fighting in Iraq and Syria got three times smaller sentences from the convicts for 27 April 27, the opposition VMRO-DPMNE said. It is a shame that returnees from the Middle East wars, terrorists who fought on the side of ISIS, who executed...

Macedonia 22.03.19 | 10:53

Kostov: I responsibly claim that Ivanov has no legal obstacle to pardon 27 April convicts

Will president Gjorge Ivanov rise above the blackmail of the ruling SDSM and the Anti-corruption Commission and, on behalf of the highest authority in the country – the President of the Republic of Macedonia will carry out his duties to the end or will give in and allow so many people to rot in...

Macedonia 17.03.19 | 15:31

Vucic: Zaev, the great friend of tycoon Jeremic and Djilas, boasted for sentencing Cavkov to 18 years in prison

In Sunday’s address of Serbia’s president, Aleksandar Vucic, following the demonstrations in Belgrade, the Prime Minister of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, was also mentioned. Vucic spoke in the context of Friday’s verdict on the 27 April case in which former Interior Minister Mitko Cavkov...

Macedonia 17.03.19 | 15:18

More than two centuries in prison for “27 April”: What’s next?

Prison sentences of more than two centuries for the events of 27 April in the Parliament of Macedonia for terrorist threat to the constitutional order and security, all 16 convicted will be detained until the verdict becomes effective. From the very beginning of the trial, both among the public and among...

Macedonia 17.03.19 | 11:19

VMRO-DPMNE: 211-year prison sentence in 27 April case buried law and justice

The 211-year prison sentence handed down in the politically motivated 27 April case has buried the law and justice, VMRO-DPMNE said Sunday in a press release. Political persecution in Macedonia has reached its climax. Day by day, the number of victims of the zaevism, political persecution and torture...

Macedonia 16.03.19 | 11:11

Kacarska judiciary and Ruskoska prosecution are symbols of unfulfilled promises of justice and political revanchism

Macedonia is a captured state. Captured by the zaevism, a ruling system that abolished the rule of law and in Macedonia. The mafia rule of Zoran Zaev and his clan is based on the political persecution of all who think differently. Those who first raised their voices against this alienated and criminal...

Macedonia 16.03.19 | 10:07

The crooks have charged their betrayal

A good part of the public revolt after the pronouncement of the sentences in the”27 April” case was directed to the MPs who opened the Parliament’s doors on 27 April 2017 and allowed the crowd to enter the building. Those MPs negotiated amnesties for themselves with the government,...

Macedonia 15.03.19 | 22:04

Court orders detention for all 16 defendants in ‘April 27’ case

The Criminal Council of the Skopje Court ordered detention for all 16 defendants in the April 27, 2017 Parliament storming case, who were sentenced Friday to a total of 211 years in prison. Sentences ranging from 7 to 15 years in prison were handed to sixteen of the seventeen defendants.  Opera singer...

Macedonia 15.03.19 | 19:24

For those who were with me in the most difficult time and for the close who became distant

Opera singer Igor Durlovski is the only defendant who was released in the “April 27” case. The Judicial Council, headed by judge Dobrila Kacarska, decided that singing the national anthem is not terrorism and dismissed the charges against Durlovski. When freedom is slavery and happiness is...

Macedonia 15.03.19 | 18:09

Siljanovska-Davkova: The man who opened the Parliament’s doors walks free

Following Friday’s verdict in the “27 April” case, the presidential candidate of the opposition said on social media that the fact remains that Macedonia is divided, with ruined institutions and without a sense of justice. After the selective amnesty and the instrumentalized alteration...

Macedonia 15.03.19 | 17:18

AA: Alimi should’ve been rewarded, not punished with 7 years in prison

The Alliance for Albanians announced an appeal to all legal instances of the verdict with which Abdulfeta Alimi was sentenced to 7 years in prison for his involvement in the 27 April events. Although the decisions of the court and the verdicts are not commented in a democratic country, North Macedonia...

Macedonia 15.03.19 | 11:27

Sentencing expected in Zaev’s biggest show trial

The lengthy politically driven trial over the April 2017 incident in the Parliament is expected to conclude today with sentencing for the charged officials and activists who did not receive or refused the offer of pardons. More than 100 years are expected to be handed by judge Dobrila Kacarska, on request...

Macedonia 20.02.19 | 22:35

Questioning ends, Ruskovska seeks detention for Ristovski and Janakievski

Prosecutor Vilma Ruskovska said late Wednesday that the interrogation of former Ministers from VMRO-DPMNE, Spiro Ristovski and Mile Janakieski ended. According to her statement, the judge’s decision in the preliminary procedure is pending, upon an order of the prosecutor’s office for their...