Tag: Good Friday
Life 30.04.21 | 12:19

Orthodox believers observe Good Friday

Orthodox Christians observe Friday the day before the last of the Holy week – Good Friday – the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. On Good Friday, many Orthodox Christian churches hold special liturgies with readings from the Gospels of the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and...

Macedonia 12.04.21 | 10:27

Nine years since the Good Friday massacre

Macedonia marks nine years since the Good Friday massacre, in which three ethnic Albanian Islamists killed four Macedonian boys and one man in an apparent attempt to start another civil war. Filip Slavkovski (18), Kire Trickovski (20), Cvetanco Acevski (18), Aleksandar Nakevski (18) and Borce Stefkovski...

Macedonia 25.03.21 | 14:27

Another Albanian protest over the 2012 Good Friday massacre sentencing planned for tomorrow

Albanian organizations plan another protest against the sentencing of the group of islamists who carried out the 2012 Good Friday massacre. The protest begins in Skopje’s Cair district at 13:30h, after the Friday prayers. The crowd will march toward the courthouse and then the Government. Police...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 15:47

Journalists attacked, broken windows, shots fired – chaos during the Albanian protests in Skopje

Tensios remain high in downtown Skopje, where several thousand ethnic Albanian protesters clashed with the police today. Protesters were demanding that the sentences of the group of Albanian islamists who carried out the 2012 Good Friday massacre, killing four Macedonian boys an done man, are revoked...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 09:23

Large-scale Albanian protests planned in Skopje over the Good Friday massacre sentences

A large protest is expected early afternoon in Skopje, after the Friday prayers, as Muslim Albanian groups demand that the sentences in the 2012 Good Friday massacre are overturned. After a lengthy retrial, the court again gave life sentences to the three Albanian islamists who killed four Christian...

Macedonia 23.02.21 | 15:09

Relatives of the islamists sentenced for the Good Friday massacre announce protests, threaten with war

Relatives of the islamists who were sentenced to life in prison for carrying out the 2012 Good Friday massacre threatened protests and even war today. after the sentencing. This is no rule of law. We will have protests and we call on the leaders of the state to protest with us. We demand that political...

Macedonia 23.02.21 | 11:46

The islamists who carried out the Good Friday massacre sentenced to life in prison, again

The Skopje court today handed life sentences to the three ethnic Albanian islamists who carried out the 2012 Good Friday massacre, killing four Macedonian Christian boys and one man. The killers were originally sentenced in 2014, but the case was put on retrial after Zoran Zaev, as part of his Colored...

Macedonia 23.02.21 | 09:24

Sentences in the Good Friday massacre trial expected today

The Skopje court is expected to render its verdict in the retrial over the 2012 Good Friday massacre. The worst islamist attack in Macedonia was aimed at four ethnic Macedonian, Christian boys, and one man, who were gunned down by three ethnic Albanian islamists on the eve of Good Friday in 2012, near...

Macedonia 30.01.21 | 16:16

Zaev is the biggest fraud in this country, Ziadin Sela says about Zaev’s manipulations with the Good Friday massacre

Both parties in the coalition are frauds and Zaev is the biggest fraud in the country, said Ziadin Sela, leader of the Alliance of Albanians, after the protests of Albanians in Skopje yesterday afternoon. Protesters demanded the release of a group of Albanian islamists charged with carrying out the 2012...

Macedonia 29.01.21 | 15:33

Incidents during the large Albanian protest in Skopje

Incidents have broken out during the large scale Albanian protest in downtown Skopje. Some of the protesters are throwing rocks and firecrackers at the police which is securing the event and guards public institutions. Ескалација на протестите за „Монструм“, петарди...

Macedonia 29.01.21 | 14:50

Nationalist chants in Skopje as Albanian protesters demand the release of suspected Islamist killers

A large crowd of ethnic Albanians is marching on a protest through downtown Skopje today, chanting slogans in favor of the 2001 terrorist movement UCK/NLA, demanding the release of a group of Islamists suspected with the 2012 Good Friday massacre. Protesters also carried a map of Greater Albania and...

Macedonia 29.01.21 | 11:58

Families and supporters of the Islamists who carried out the Good Friday massacre will block downtown Skopje

Families of the group of Islamists who carried out to 2012 Good Friday massacre are staging a protest in downtown Skopje today. Albanian activists are expected to join the protest and block traffic for sevarl hours around the main courthouse and the office of state prosecutors. The protest comes as sentencing...

Macedonia 21.01.21 | 20:43

“It’s on them”, says Veljanoski, the target of Zaev’s conspiracy theories about the Good Friday massacre

Former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski made a brief comment as the renewed 2012 Good Friday massacre trial draws to a close. Veljanoski was accused by commentators close to the now ruling SDSM party of involvement in the gruesome killing of four ethnic Macedonian Christian youngsters and one man...

Macedonia 24.12.20 | 19:38

Court rejects defense request for a new reconstruction of the Good Friday massacre

The Skopje Criminal Court rejected defense demands to order a reconstruction of the 2012 Good Friday massacre. The court is nearing on a second sentencing for the group of Albanian Islamists who killed four Christian Macedonian boys and a man, in an apparent attempt to spark a religious war. The case...

Macedonia 13.11.20 | 18:33

Islamist Agim Ismailovic taken to prison after being on the loose for several hours

Suspected Islamist killer Agim Ismailovic has been escorted to the Sutka prison, after his scandalous escape from the Skopje courthouse earlier today. One of the suspects in the 2012 Good Friday massacre in which four boys and one man were killed on the eve of the Christian holiday in an apparent attempt...

Macedonia 12.04.20 | 15:44

Eight anniversary of the Good Friday massacre and justice is still denied to the families of the killed boys

Today marks the eight anniversary of the 2012 Good Friday massacre, the worst Islamist attack in Macedonia, when three ethnic Albanian Islamists killed four ethnic Macedonian youngsters and a man. Filip Slavkovski, Aleksandar Nakevski, Cvetanco Ackovski and Kire Trpkovski, all aged between 18 and 21,...

Macedonia 19.02.20 | 10:23

First hearing in the 2012 Good Friday massacre trial after Zaev’s shocking testimony

The trial in the 2012 Good Friday massacre resumes today at the Skopje courthouse. It’s the first hearing after the bombshell testimony by former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev two weeks ago, in which Zaev confessed that he lied that he has additional information that would shed a new light on the case. “Zaev...

Macedonia 06.02.20 | 13:00

Janusev: Zaev looked the families of the massacred children in the eye and lied to them

Zoran Zaev had the audacity to sit with the families of children who were murdered, he looked into their eyes, and lied to them for political points. That tells you what kind of a person are we dealing with here, said VMRO-DPMNE Secretary General Igor Janusev, as Zaev’s testimony in the 2012 Good...

Macedonia 05.02.20 | 15:53

“Zaev is a monster who knowingly lied about the Good Friday massacre”

VMRO-DPMNE held a press conference today to outline some of the distorting, manipulative statements Zoran Zaev gave with regard to the 2012 Good Friday massacre. Zaev spread conspiracy theories about the killing of four Macedonian boys and one man by a group of Albanian Islamists, promising that he will...

Macedonia 03.02.20 | 17:31

Perpetrators of the Good Friday massacre seen laughing after Zaev gave his testimony

Agim Ismailovic, one of the three Islamists charged in the 2012 Good Friday massacre, and two of his accomplices, were seen laughing and taking selfies before the Skopje courthouse while Zoran Zaev spoke after his testimony. Ismailovic, Haki Aziri and Sami Ljuta were among the four perpetrators and accomplices...

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