Tag: protest
Macedonia 30.12.19 | 12:35

Written contract for salary, not to depend on the will of politicians: Private medical residents stage a protest

Private medical residents enrolled in the 2019 call staged a protest Monday in front of the Ministry of Health. They want to be paid for what they do like their other colleagues. Although the minister promised them the money last February, they say it is no guarantee that will happen. Not a verbal promise,...

Macedonia 26.12.19 | 10:35

Another protest for clean air planned for tomorrow

Environmentalist groups and high school students are planning a new protest for tomorrow, as part of the Fridays for future movement. Last week saw major protests against the major air pollution problem Macedonia faces, even as school principals tried to stop the students from leaving class. Kumanovo...

Macedonia 20.12.19 | 20:12

Kumanovo high school principal locks the students to stop them from protesting for clean air

The principal of the Goce Delcev high school in Kumanovo ordered the doors closed today, to stop the students from joining the large protests for clean air. The rallies, inspired by Greta Thunberg’s Fridays for future movement, are being held in a number of Macedonian cities, but principals and...

Macedonia 20.12.19 | 20:02

Student protest for clean air lasts deep into the evening

High school students are still in downtown Skopje, protesting against the horrific levels of air pollution. A lot of older people have joined them in what is now a loud protest in between the Parliament and the Government building with students carrying posters and chanting for urgent steps to resolve...

Macedonia 20.12.19 | 15:54

“No air, no peace”: High school students protest against air pollution in front of government building

A large number of high school students gathered Friday in front of the government building after most schools of Skopje boycotted classes in protest against air pollution amid pressures from professors and school principals. Wearing protective air masks and carrying banners with “Clean Air”...

Macedonia 20.12.19 | 12:01

High school students protest for clean air despite pressure from principals

High school students in Skopje are boycotting Friday classes due to the air pollution despite the pressure from school principals. Despite blocking and reporting of profiles on social media, through which high school students today organized themselves to raise their voice against the inaction of the...

Macedonia 11.12.19 | 12:50

Environmental groups plan another Friday protest in front of the Government

A new green march is planned for Friday at 17h, when three dozen environmentalist groups will protest in front of the Environment Ministry and the Government. The Green Front or Green Revolution movement, which claims Greta Thunberg as its inspiration, demands that the Government cleans up unregulated...

Macedonia 24.11.19 | 19:26

Vizbegovo residents protest after a group of troubled teens were housed in their neighborhood

Citizens from Vizbegovo, a northern suburb of Skopje, protested today against the relocation of a number of troubled teens who are under the care of the state into their neighborhood. Local residents say that the youths are now roaming Vizbegovo, asking for cigarettes and alcohol and damaging their properties. We...

Macedonia 16.11.19 | 10:36

Private specialists to protest, demand higher salaries

Co-financed private specialists announced a protest for Monday (November 18) in front of the Ministry of Health to demand a higher salary and because their specializations do not fit into the Health Care Law. The protest announcement says their salary is as much as the average salary in the state, which...

Macedonia 16.11.19 | 10:04

Independent police trade union to protest in front of government building

The independent police trade union called for a public rally today at 10h in front of the Vip Hotel with demands for pay raises, a new collective agreement at the MoI, better rights and better living conditions. The demands regarding the announced protest are: recognition of the union as a representative...

Macedonia 26.10.19 | 13:34

Farmers protest in downtown Skopje, Zaev uses the police to stop them from reaching his Government

Hundreds of farmers, some of them with their tractors, descended on downtown Skopje today to protest the lackluster payment of farming subsidies and the low prices for their products. Police deployed on the Goce Delcev bridge with the aim of blocking their protest and preventing them from reaching the...

Macedonia 24.10.19 | 18:27

Farmers will protest in front of the Government building on Saturday

A large protest of farmers is planned for Saturday, over the request that farming subsidies are paid on time by the Government. Subsidies are currently being paid only to select groups of farmers, which has caused anger in the community. Farmers in Bitola and near-by Mogila have protested several times...

Economy 21.10.19 | 19:58

Farmers and stockbreeders to hold protest outside the government building on Saturday

After two years of fighting for their rights that have not been fulfilled so far, the stockbreeders and farmers associations in Macedonia will protest on October 26 in front of the government building. They complained that there was no increase in subsidies to any branch of agriculture, and said they...

Macedonia 21.10.19 | 17:25

Protest in support of El Cheka outside court in Kicevo

The international association for human rights, which, as it says, fights against selective justice in the country, protested Monday outside the court in Kicevo in support of the Kicevo- born Sehekerim Ahmeti known as El Cheka, who currently lives in Chicago and releases audio tapes over alleged currupt...

Macedonia 09.10.19 | 11:04

Trade Union and Government agree: Teachers’ salaries to rise by 10%

The government decided Tuesday to raise the salaries in primary, secondary, higher education and science by 10 per cent starting from April 2020 payment. Once an agreement has been reached with the Independent Trade Union of Education, Science and Culture (SONK), with this information the total salary...

Culture 08.10.19 | 15:45

Cultural institution employees protest performing Nabucco in front of the Government

The SKRM union of employees in public cultural institutions protested in front of the Macedonian Government building today, to demanding a return to collective bargaining. Protesters sang the Jewish Choir from Nabucco in front of the Government, before detailing their demands. For 14 years we’ve...

Macedonia 02.10.19 | 14:40

Protesting police officers block the boulevard in front of the Government building

Dozens of police union members blocked the Ilindenska boulevard in front of the Macedonian Government building today, to demand a salary hike and greater union rights. The protesters drove with their cars before the Government building, blocking the boulevard, after blocking crossroads across Skopje....

Macedonia 26.09.19 | 14:20

Mitovski: All pressures on media workers must stop

Aleksandar Mitovski, the Infomax journalist against whom charges have been filed by the Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office Skopje, thanked for the support at the journalist protest and added that all pressures on media workers must be stopped. First of all, I would like to thank all my colleagues...

Macedonia 25.09.19 | 17:40

MAN to protest in front of the Public Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday

Following an extraordinary session of the managing bodies, pursuant to Articles 9 and 28 of the Statute of the Organization, the Macedonian Association of Journalists (MAN) decided to hold a peaceful protest on 26 September 2019, in front of the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the courts. MAN’s...

Economy 25.06.19 | 23:21

While farmers are dumping their harvests in protest, the Agriculture Ministry throws a lavish cocktail

At a time when farmers across the country are protesting against low prices and are dumping their fruits and vegetables, the Agriculture Ministry threw a rich cocktail to welcome its new minister. Trajan Dimkovski was promoted after Ljupco Nikoloski left the post to become Secretary General of his SDSM...

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