Tag: referendum
World 21.07.21 | 13:37

Hungary will put its law for protection of children from pornographic materials to a referendum

Hungary will hold a referendum on the proposal to protect minors from pornographic and LGBT materials. The conservative led country was raked over the coals by leftist and centrist European politicians, and Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that he will leave it to the citizens to decide. In the coming...

Macedonia 28.05.21 | 17:31

Parliament allows the collection of signatures for a referendum against the proposed digitalization of school textbooks

Two Parliament committees today approved the petition from parents of high-school students who oppose abolishing written textbooks. The parents will soon be able to begin collecting the 10,000 signatures needed to call a nation-wide referendum. The parents cite financial difficulties and lack of IT devices...

Macedonia 25.05.21 | 20:34

Parents opposing Education Minister Carovska’s plan to abolish textbooks collected the signatures needed to initiate a referendum

The initiative of parents who oppose Education Minister Mila Carovska’s plans to abolish school textbooks collected the initial 100 signatures needed for a referendum today, in a matter of hours. Organizer Dragana Spasevska said that their demands are not being heard by Minister Carovska, and that...

Macedonia 06.03.20 | 16:00

Tetovo prosecutors refuse to investigate the overt ballot stuffing during the failed name change, EU and NATO referendum

Prosecutors in Tetovo rejected the proposed charges filed by the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party over the apparent and obvious irregularities during the failed September 2018 referendum. Barely 37 percent of the population voted in the referendum in which Macedonians were asked if they support the name change...

Macedonia 18.10.19 | 15:33

I support Prespa, Macron said in 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron was a reluctant supporter of the Prespa treaty. Unlike Merkel, May, Mogherini and James Mattis, in 2018 did not come to Macedonia to call on the public to vote in favor of the “new name”. Macron sent out a video message, and even that only days before the...

Macedonia 30.09.19 | 22:02

On the anniversary of the failed referendum, Zaev tries to portray it as a success

On the anniversary of his spectacular referendum defeat, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev posted a a tweet insisting that the vote to rename Macedonia was successful. Macedonians boycotted the referendum held on September 30th 2018, which asked them whether they approve joining EU and NATO under the name Republic...

Macedonia 13.07.19 | 19:42

The referendum on the name was held on September 8, 1991

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski in an interview with TV Alsat M pointed out that VMRO-DPMNE’s position on the name issue is crystal clear. He stressed that the citizens expressed their opinion regarding how they want to call their country in the referendum held on September 8, 1991, when the...

Macedonia 22.04.19 | 14:38

In light of yesterday’s election results, questions raised over ballot stuffing at the 2018 referendum

Prominent actor and VMRO-DPMNE official Toni Mihajlovski raised the question of the September 2018 referendum results, which are seen in a new light after the outcome of the first round of presidential elections yesterday. A little over 609.000 people voted in favor of renaming Macedonia into North Macedonia...

Balkans 12.02.19 | 16:54

Vucic: If I had lost in a referendum as Zaev, I would resign

Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic said in an interview with TV Happy that there is no solution for Kosovo and Metohija if it is not accepted by the majority of Serbs, Tanjug reports. He added that no solution is currently being discussed because there are no talks between Belgrade and Pristina. “I...

Macedonia 28.01.19 | 11:26

Parliament to discuss vote of no confidence for Nikola Dimitrov, early elections, new name referendum

The Macedonian Parliament will begin a procedure for a vote of no confidence in Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, who the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party accuses of giving up on Macedonian national interests with the Prespa Agreement he signed with Greece. Dimitrov faces the vote particularly because he...

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