Tag: albanians
Macedonia 10.07.20 | 19:01

Comment on Zaev’s leaked anti-Albanian slur – a person who doesn’t love what is his, won’t love what is someone else’s

Outrage ensued after a leaked tape revealed SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev in a conversation in which a slur was used for ethnic Albanians. Zaev’s interlocutor uses the widely known slur while Zaev responds that “they are worthless”, later claiming that he was talking about the electoral...

Macedonia 10.07.20 | 17:47

Leaked tape shows Zaev caling Albanians “worthless” while his partner uses a slur against them

A new leaked audio recording shows Zoran Zaev in a  conversation with a man who uses a slur for ethnic Albanians, to which Zaev responds that “they” are worthless. The man, whose voice is obscured, tells Zaev that the Albanians have sent their invoice, likely meaning a set of concessions...

Macedonia 04.06.20 | 18:41

After the horse has bolted: DUI calls on the public to avoid family gatherings

The DUI party, which represents mostly ethnic Albanians, called on the public to avoid family gatherings that have contributed to the recent major spike in the coronavirus epidemic. Covid-19 continues to endanger the health of the citizens and we need to stop it. Let’s avoid family gatherings and...

Culture 02.03.20 | 11:55

Macedonian publishers say the Culture Ministry is heavily favoring Albanian ones with its grants

The MAI association of publishers filed a protest with the Culture Ministry over its annual program of subsidies, that heavily favors Albanian language publishers. Led by the ethnic Albanian Alternative party, the Ministry is paying significantly more to Albanian language publishers than to Macedonian...

Macedonia 23.01.20 | 21:27

SDSM is the second largest Albanian party in Macedonia, Ademi says

SDSM party official Edmond Ademi declared his party as the second largest party for ethnic Albanians in Macedonia. SDSM has been courting the Albanian vote since 2016, as it continues to lose ethnic Macedonian voters by a growing margin to VMRO-DPMNE. I am an Albanian who is a Minister from SDSM, the...

Macedonia 17.01.20 | 09:39

Taravari: Albanians are very disappointed with SDSM

Zoran Zaev had a historic chance to be Tito, but he didn’t use it. The Alliance for Albanians secretary general Arben Taravari said Thursday on the “24 Analysis” show as part of the debate about what are the chances of Albanian opposition winning the election among the Albanian electorate. Asked...

Macedonia 03.01.20 | 10:49

Deputy Interior Minister promotes Albanian – Macedonian rivalry in the police force

As the Interior Ministry is about to be placed under opposition control today, to ensure the police is not abused anymore for the benefit of the ruling SDSM party, Deputy Interior Minister Agim Nuhiu, who is from the Albanian DUI party, posted a comment bragging about the appointment of ethnic Albanian...

Macedonia 23.12.19 | 12:35

Zaev stands by the Albanian language law, says Albanians will have “100 percent equality”

In his interview with Pink TV, outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev insisted that he will stand by the Law on the use of Languages, which turns Macedonia into a bilingual Macedonian – Albanian state, despite the many issues with the law noted by the Venice Commission. Down in the polls among ethnic...

Macedonia 19.11.19 | 12:44

Zekiri: If it were not for the Albanians, SDSM would not be in power today

Muhamed Zekiri, SDSM’s vice president and MP, in an interview with “TM Daily” broadcast on Macedonian Telegraph, spoke about the current political situation as well as the rights of Albanians in Macedonia. Regarding the role of the Albanians in the party he belongs to, he said that...

Macedonia 21.10.19 | 23:26

Albanians love me very much, my character is like that

Whether Albanians approach me and hug me, it’s needless to say, you just have to look at the environment around me, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said tonight in the first post- Brussels interview in the country on TV Alsat’s “360 degree” show, commenting on yesterday’s statement...

Macedonia 28.04.19 | 23:16

Siljanovska: I offer Albanians what I offer everybody else: equal treatment

With the second round of the presidential elections a week away, opposition candidate Gordana Siljanovska – Davkova made a promise to ethnic Albanian voters that, as President, she will treat all citizens fairly and equally. I offer to Albanian voters what I offer to the Macedonian, Turkish, Roma,...

Macedonia 22.04.19 | 10:59

Disappointing result exposes old rift between SDSM and DUI

Recriminations erupted in the ruling SDSM party after the disappointing showing of its candidate Stevo Pendarovski in the first round of the presidential elections. The first fissure line to appear was a familiar one – SDSM’s own ethnic Albanian wing opposed to its Albanian coalition partner...

Macedonia 29.03.19 | 20:08

Census to also include Albanians who have not entered Macedonia for years

Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani said on TV Klan Macedonia that Albanians who do not live and have not entered Macedonia for years will be included in the upcoming census. Basically, we overcame the dilemmas that the political parties had in organizing the census. We initially agreed to organize the...

Macedonia 11.03.19 | 09:39

It is important that Albanians vote for me, Pendarovski told “Jutarnji List”

Presidential candidate Stevo Pendarovski told “Jutarnji List” that “it is extremely important that the future President of North Macedonia wins the votes of the Albanians. This is of great importance, first because of the big Albanian community living in our country and which has numerous...

Macedonia 24.02.19 | 11:04

Four Albanians injured in late night knife fight in Resen

Four Albanian citizens were injured in a fight which erupted in Resen on Saturday evening. Local media report that the Albanians were fighting each other with knives and three of them sustained stab wounds. The fourth men was taken to the Bitola hospital with head trauma. There is still no word on the...

Macedonia 28.01.19 | 23:03

Zaev’s ethnic policies are pushing Macedonia toward a Cyprus scenario

Discussing the potential coalitions with ethnic Albanian parties, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said that hte largest opposition party supports ethnic Albanians and other minorities in using their native language officially, but within the constrains of the law and the Constitution. I remain at...

Macedonia 21.01.19 | 14:08

Karakamiseva: Albanians make up less than 17 percent of Macedonia’s population

Due to the lack of reliable census results in Macedonia, law professor and political activist Tanja Karakamiseva published data on the number of total citizenships issued in the country. According to Karakamiseva, the results show that ethnic Albanians amount to less that 17 percent of the total population,...

Macedonia 02.01.19 | 20:21

Gjorcev: We need a presidential candidate who will articulate the growing dissatisfaction with Zoran Zaev

VMRO-DPMNE official Vladimir Gjorcev believes that 2019 can be a year to restore hope in Macedonia, seeing the coming presidential elections as the first step when the citizens will be able to re-assert themselves. It is important that VMRO-DPMNE has a presidential candidate who will be able to galvanize...

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