Tag: roma
Macedonia 05.05.19 | 17:54

Bribery and intimidation of Roma voters in Strumica

Allegations of widespread bribing of Roma voters in Strumica are being reported by local citizens. According to sources on the ground, organizers of this type of electoral fraud are equipped with electoral lists and are making sure all Roma citizens on the lists vote. Police officers are on the ground...

Macedonia 05.05.19 | 15:00

Massive bribery of Roma voters across the country

Photos of election irregularities in Stip circulate on Facebook. Bribing voters and organized transport of Roma voters to polling stations are only part of the photos that can be seen on social networks. Apart from the incident in Stip, bribing voters has been registered across the whole country, and...

Macedonia 15.03.19 | 12:50

Siljanovska says that as President she will not allow the Government to forget about Roma rights and priorities

Opposition presidential candidate Gordana Siljanovska met with the ROM association in the Roma majority municipality of Shuto Orizari near Skopje, where she promised that, as President, she will pursue policies to improve the life of Roma citizens of Macedonia. I thank the Roma for being united in their...

Macedonia 30.01.19 | 10:52

Skopje’s Roma neighborhood in state of panic after alleged child kidnappings

Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski said that the major incident in the Shuto Orizari Roma neighborhood of Skopje, where citizens attacked two police officers who they suspected of being child kidnappers, was due to a misunderstanding. The police officers were off duty. They were privately in Shuto Orizari...