Tag: april 27
Macedonia 21.09.19 | 12:39

Swedish Embassy on Davidovski case: April 27 violence remains unacceptable

The Swedish Government’s decision to uphold the Supreme Court’s assessment that Dejan Davidovski, accused in the country for the violence in Parliament, should not be extradited, “should in no way be interpreted as the position of the Swedish government regarding what happened on April...

Macedonia 07.09.19 | 11:01

Group of citizens to gather in front of government building to honor people imprisoned over April 27 events

On Macedonia’s Independence Day – September 8, at 12:00h a group of citizens will gather in front of the Government building to send a message that the people who stormed the Parliament on April 27 are not terrorists. The call posted on social media says a message for freedom of the defenders...

Macedonia 06.09.19 | 18:56

Documents from Sweden: April 27 is not act of terrorism

The events in the Macedonian Parliament on April 27 are not an act of terrorism, the Swedish Supreme Court has confirmed, which refused to extradite Dejan Davidovski over the events of April 27 on charges of “terrorist threat to the constitutional order and security”.  Swedish court refuses...

Macedonia 24.04.19 | 22:23

Jurors in April 27 case resigned because the verdict was written in advance

Political trade has never been, nor will be on the agenda when it comes to the Special Public Prosecutor’s Office, said VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski on the “Otvoreno” show. He pointed out that the government should accept VMRO-DPMNE’s suggestions on the law on public prosecution...

Macedonia 08.04.19 | 18:22

Zaev does not expect Ivanov to pardon “April 27” convicts

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev does not expect President Gjorge Ivanov to pardon convicts in the April 27 case. Answering a journalist question the prime minister said that he does not expect Ivanov to grant pardon, because, as he said, it no longer legally possible. The last pardoning confirmed the non-existence...

Macedonia 08.04.19 | 17:06

Several convicts in April 27 case submitted requests for pardon to President Ivanov

Several convicts in the April 27 case recently submitted requests for pardon to President Gjorge Ivanov, the President’s Office has confirmed to Fokus. The last request arrived on Friday afternoon, but from the President’s Office didn’t reveal how many requests have been submitted...

Macedonia 15.03.19 | 15:51

Janusev: The killers from Smilkovsko Lake walk free while the defendants from April 27th are sentenced as terrorists

VMRO-DPMNE Secretary General Igor Janusev said that the sentences handed in the April 2017 trial are the result of a “politically staged process” and the ultimate injustice. It is clear that these draconian sentences are used in pre-election purposes. They are the result of Zoran Zaev’s...

Macedonia 15.03.19 | 13:24

Judge Kacarska orders 200 years in prison for the group charged over the April 2017 Parliament incident

The Court in Skopje ordered more than 200 years for the 15 defendants in the large case against opposition officials and activists over the April 27 2017 incident in the Parliament. Former Interior Minister Mitko Cavkov was sentenced to 18 years in prison, along with protest activists such as Jane Cento,...