Tag: massacre
Macedonia 26.02.21 | 13:57

Large Albanian protest in support of the islamists who carried out the Good Friday massacre begins in Skopje

Large Albanian protest began today, after the Friday mosque prayers, from Skopje’s Cair district. Protesters will march on the main courthouse and then the Government building. Their demand is that the sentences in the Good Friday massacre are revoked. Three Albanian islamists were sentenced to...

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 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 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 14.01.21 | 15:12

Anniversary of the 1945 Communist massacre in Veles

The city of Veles marks the anniversary of the 1945 massacre of 53 citizens, killed by the Yugoslav Communist regime. The massacre was perpetrated as the Communists grabbed power in then Yugoslavia, and started going after people they labeled as political and “class” enemies. The killings...

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 30.11.20 | 13:15

Citizens of Vatasa, the site of a horrific 1943 massacre, angry at Zaev’s surrender to Bulgaria

Alfa TV aired a report from Vatasa, near Kavadarci, which was the site of a horrific massacre of 12 young men in 1943. The men were suspected of collaborating with the partisans and were shot by the Bulgarian forces. It’s one of the worst atrocities during the course of the war in Macedonia. The...

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 13.11.20 | 16:42

Suspected Islamist killer of children briefly fled from the Skopje courthouse

Agim Ismailovic, one of the three indicted perpetrators of the 2012 Good Friday massacre, fled from the Skopje courthouse today and was on the loose for hours before being arrested. Ismailovic was sentenced to life in prison, but was released into house arrest in 2017, when the newly established Zaev...

Macedonia 08.08.20 | 15:06

Someone is obviously working to make Karpalak massacre slowly fading from people’s memory

Defence Ministry and Army delegations, led by State Secretary at the Ministry of Defence, Dragan Nikolikj, and Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Vasko Gjurchinovski, lay wreaths Saturday on the Tetovo-Skopje highway, at a site dedicated to the ten Army members killed in the 2001 Karpalak...

World 20.04.20 | 11:30

Massacre shocks Canada

Canadian police says that 16 people were killed in a mass shooting in Nova Scotia. The perpetrator, identified as 51 year old dentist called Gabriel Wortman, was wearing a police Mountie uniform for a portion of the killings, which helped him avoid the chase. One policewoman was killed in the massacres...

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 21.02.20 | 17:30

Ahmeti testified that he was worried of protests over the 2012 Good Friday massacre

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti testified today in the 2012 Good Friday massacre trial, in which Albanian Islamists killed four Macedonian boys and one man. The retrial is held former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev insisted that he has additional evidence that will shine a new light on the case – a claim...

Macedonia 19.02.20 | 18:37

Ali Ahmeti and Bujar Osmani will testify in the 2012 Good Friday massacre trial

During the hearing in the Good Friday massacre trial today, it was announced that at the next hearing the court will have DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti as a witness. Also invited is Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani, but it’s unclear whether he will be available on Friday, when the next hearing...

Macedonia 06.02.20 | 10:35

Zaev lied about the Good Friday massacre to get votes and keep tensions high, journalist says

Journalist Sase Dimovski said it’s now clear that Zoran Zaev’s claims that he has additional evidence about the 2012 Good Friday massacre – Macedonia’s worst Islamist attack, were just an “empty political propaganda claim”. Zaev finally testified in the so-called Monster...

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 04.10.19 | 10:40

SPO prosecutors will again present wiretapped evidence about the 2012 Good Friday massacre

A new hearing will be held in the 2012 Good Friday massacre trial today, where prosecutors are expected to present illegally intercepted text messages from Government officials as evidence. The trial is still led by prosecutors from the disgraced Special Prosecutor’s Office and the presentation...

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