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Dejan Georgievski
06/04/2013 - 16:51

The media play a huge role in promotion and protection of human rights. It is the support that the media can offer in the protection of vulnerable groups (all those kept outside of the centres of power, subjected to special forms of violence, socially disenfranchised or discriminated) that is of special importance, writes human rights expert Mirjana Najčevska in her analysis originally published on the website mediumi...

Dejan Georgievski
25/03/2013 - 23:21

The monitoring teams of the Civil Centre for Freedom which monitored, under its Free and Non-Violent Elections project - the voting in the Local Elections 2013, held yesterday, March 24, reported a huge number of irregularities and abuses of office. Civic association MOST, on the other hand, noted that the elections passed...

Dejan Georgievski
22/03/2013 - 17:45

The Civil – Centre for Freedom NGO appealed, several hours before the start of the campaign silence period, to the politicial parties and their activists, state institutions, CSOs and all citizens of Macedonia to contribute to free and non-violent elections with their civilized behaviour.

Dejan Georgievski
20/03/2013 - 21:36

Can journalists collect data on sexual orientation of their colleagues and publish lists with names of homosexual journalists? Are there cases in which a person's sexual orientation could be considered an issue of interest to the public?

Dejan Georgievski
09/03/2013 - 23:17

Under the auspices of the USAID Project for Strengthening the Media, implemented by the Foundation Metamorphosis, human rights expert Mirjana Najčevska analyzed the media coverage of the European Court of Human Rights and its judgments in cases brought against the Republic of Macedonia.

Dejan Georgievski
07/03/2013 - 20:53

More than 15 NGOs and numerous citizens gathered today in Skopje, at the statue of Mother Tereza and publicly demanded an end to violence and hooliganism, and from the competent authorities to take responsibility to calm the situation.

Dejan Georgievski
28/02/2013 - 06:58

The media can and ought to play greater role in the fight against discrimination in society, but they fail to recognize it and, in fact, often intensify the discrimination of marginalized groups, concluded the participants of the debate held yesterday, February 27, 2013 at the Gem Club in Skopje, organized by the Coalition for Sexual and Health Rights of...

19/02/2013 - 00:00

In the first of the series of analysis of media reporting in Macedonia, prepared under the auspices of the USAID Project for Strengthening the Media, implemented by the Foundation Metamorphosis, human rights expert Mirjana Najčevska analyed the reporting in the case of the “Which Female TV Personality Should Interview Gruevski Wearing no Panties” poll conducted by the “Vest” daily...