Tag: roma
Macedonia 26.04.20 | 11:31

SDSM party official accused of distributing out of date food to poor Roma families near Skopje

The SDSM party continues to distribute the food it was apparently stockpiling in order to bribe poor voters for the April 12 elections that were canceled due to the coronavirus epidemic. After distributing potatoes and cooking oil in poor, often Roma neighborhoods in Kumanovo and Strumica, SDSM official...

Macedonia 08.04.20 | 12:18

Macedonian leaders congratulate the Roma community on the International Romani Day

Macedonian leaders congratulated to the Roma community in Macedonia on the International Romani Day. In his message, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that the party will continue to work toward elevating the political and economic lot of the Roma people in Macedonia. We need effective inclusion...

Macedonia 27.01.20 | 14:54

Video proves that Zaev is bribing voters in Strumica

A 2014 video has gone viral in light of the latest scandal to involve Zoran Zaev. Over the weekend it was revealed that organized crime prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska covered up an entire investigation into the former Prime Minister and his election theft in 2014. The evidence proves that Zaev and his brother...

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...