Tag: court
Macedonia 22.04.21 | 11:13

Migrant trafficker fled from the police while he was being escorted to the Skopje courthouse

A migrant trafficker who was being taken to the Skopje court fled from the prison guards, Kurir reported. The incident happened this morning, right in front of the main courthouse, as the suspect was being escorted. The police said that they have an idea where the man is hiding and are about to make...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 14:43

Officer injured as Albanian protesters tried to storm the courthouse, Greater Albania maps are on display

At least one police officers has been injured after Albanian protesters assaulted the police cordon in front of the Skopje courthouse. Protesters demand another repeal of the sentences of the group of Albanian islamists who carried out the 2012 Good Friday massacre, killing four Macedonian boys and one...

Macedonia 19.02.21 | 09:19

Skopje court silently recognized and registered Salafi as a religious community during New Year holidays

The Salafi religious community “Dar al-Hadith” obtained a permission for registration from the competent institutions and was registered the day before New Year’s Eve, to which the Islamic religious community (IRC) reacted sharply. According to the IRC, the court shouldn’t have...

Macedonia 13.10.20 | 17:00

Kiceec did not report to prison, will try to postpone serving his Racket sentence using a technicality

Zoran Mileski – Zoki Kiceec, one of the figures in the major Racket scandal who cooperated with the prosecution and the ruling SDSM party and received a light sentence of just three years in prison, is trying to postpone the serving of the sentence. Mileski was supposed to report to prison yesterday...

Macedonia 08.10.20 | 13:27

Janakieski ordered by the judge to run from hearing to hearing and back

Due to the hectic court schedule, former Minister Mile Janakieski had to be let out of one hearing to attend another, but with an order from the judge to return as soon as possible. Janakieski is one of the most targeted political prisoners of the Zaev regime, facing half a dozen trials, and the Skopje...

Macedonia 07.10.20 | 13:09

With hearings scheduled single every day, the Skopje court won’t allow Mile Janakieski to effectively defend himself

Mile Janakieski, one of the most targeted former officials who faces a half a dozen cases initiated by the Zaev regime, is in court so often that his lawyers can’t keep up. They published an excel sheet to show the rate of hearings Janakieski needs to attend in October and sent it to international...

Macedonia 04.10.20 | 15:16

The court in Strasbourg ruled: SPO trials fail, the abolition is valid!

Vecer.mk has learned that the Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has decided that the abolition of the then President Gjorgji Ivanov, from April 2016, which pardoned 54 people from persecution – is valid, is not and cannot be withdrawn or revoked. Thus, most of the cases that are now in the trial...

Macedonia 30.09.20 | 18:26

Skopje court drags out case against Mile Janakieski, keeping in under house arrest for months

Even after he received only a suspended sentence in the Centar protests trial, former Minister Mile Janakieski needs to remain under house arrest because he is a defendant in several other trials initiated by the Zaev regime against him. One of them, on the basis of which he is kept under house arrest,...

Macedonia 03.09.20 | 17:08

Useini brothers denied bail, their company denies digging sand directly out of lake Ohrid

The court in Ohrid ordered local DUI party boss Nefi Useini and his brother into detention for 30 days, after the Bitola Appeals Court rejected their bail offer. The two are charged in the beating of local man Spiro Topaloski, and allegedly drew a gun on his 14 year old son because of a land dispute....

Macedonia 31.08.20 | 20:18

Ohrid court prepares to release notorious local DUI boss Nefi Useini out on bail

The Ohrid court accepted a guarantee of 30,000 EUR to allow notorious local boss Nefi Useini and his brother out on bail, in a case in which they are accused of pulling a gun on a local citizen and his 14 year old son, and then beating the man. The two were arrested after days of hiding from the police...

Macedonia 20.08.20 | 19:18

Ohrid court orders detention for the untouchable DUI party boss Nefi Useini

The Ohrid courrt ordered detention for the powerful local DUI party boss Nefi Useini after he was filmed beating a local man over a property dispute with the butt of his pistol. DUI party boss in Ohrid pistol whipped a citizen in front of his son The latest violent incident involving the untouchable...

Macedonia 17.08.20 | 10:55

Centar protests trial: Court rejects all requests submitted by the defense

Judge Dusan Josifov rejected all the requests submitted by the defence during today’s hearing in the SPO initiated case over the 2013 protest in front of the offices of Skopje’s Centar municipality. The now defunct and disgraced Special Prosecutor’s Office tried to use the protests...

Macedonia 04.08.20 | 22:21

Judge who defied the Zaev regime sentenced to three and a half years in prison

Judge Vladimir Pancevski, former President of the criminal court in Skopje, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison today. Pancevski was an outspoken critic of the Zaev regime, particularly their demand that the court tries Zaev’s political opponents based on illegally obtained wiretaps. He...

Macedonia 22.06.20 | 18:28

ECHR court in Strasbourg moves ahead with judge Pancevski’s case against disgraced prosecutor Katica Janeva

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg found in favor of judge Vladimir Pancevski, who filed a suit after he was suspended as a judge after a lengthy pressure campaign against him. Pancevski is suing the state for violating his human rights, after the police conducted a raid based on the orders...

Macedonia 27.05.20 | 13:20

Appeals Court begins hearing in the 27 April incident trial

The Skopje Appeals Court begins the public hearing in the trial of former Interior Minister Mitko Cavkov and 15 others charged in the highly politicized 27 April incident trial. Cavkov and the others, including protesters such as Jane Cento and Interior Ministry officials, were given long prison sentences...

Macedonia 13.05.20 | 21:06

The new president of the Strumica court regularly attends SDSM rallies

The Judicial Council of the Republic of Macedonia informed that at the 339th session held on May 7, Emil Gligorov was elected President of the Basic Court Strumica. From 2005 to 2009, Emil Gligorov was also president of the Strumica Court. Strumica people react that the head of the court will be a man...

Macedonia 23.04.20 | 14:59

Skopje Appeals Court will stop holding trials because of the coronavirus

The Skopje Appeals Court decided to postpone all hearings for an unspecified amount of time, because of the spread of the coronavirus epidemic. So far the court persisted in holding trials, some of them aimed at members of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party, as part of the campaign of political persecution...

Macedonia 25.03.20 | 18:58

Judges insist that trials of opposition officials and activists must continue despite the epidemic

Criminal trials in the Skopje courthouse, many of which are part of the campaign of the ruling SDSM party against the opposition, have been ordered to continue despite the coronavirus epidemic. Court President Ivan Dzolev ordered that the so-called “Titanic” trial, one of the many politically...

Macedonia 20.03.20 | 17:49

Despite the epidemic, Skopje court orders a hectic schedule of trials against Zaev’s political prisoners

Political dissident Bogdan Ilievski pointed out that the criminal court in Skopje, led by SDSM party loyalist judge Ivan Dzolev, has scheduled 320 hearings in the coming month, at the peak of the coronavirus epidemic. The Zaev regime is relying on dozens upon dozens of criminal cases initiated against...

Macedonia 17.03.20 | 19:27

Skopje court will greatly reduce the civil cases workload

As many venues of public life grind to a halt because of the coronavirus, the Skopje civil cases court announced today that it is restricting its work. The court will only hear urgent cases such as those that deal with child protection, commitment of individuals to hospitals, testaments, registration...

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