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Dejan Georgievski
03/09/2013 - 05:44

Last Saturday, August 31, 2013, the first public expression wall opened on Makedonija Street in Skopje (the main pedestrian area in the city). The wall allows the citizens to write their thoughts on the topic “Freedom is…”, and it promotes support for freedom of expression and creative use of public spaces.

Dejan Georgievski
28/08/2013 - 12:00

The Front for Freedom of Expression, an informal coalition of nine civic associations, demanded yesterday, August 27, 2013, from the Government of the Republic of Macedonia to retract the proposed media bills – the Law on Media and the Law on Audio and Audiovisual Media Services from adoption procedure in the Parliament.

Dejan Georgievski
27/08/2013 - 10:49

The Eko Kvarner environmental association said, in a public statement of August 25, 2013, that the decision of the Government of Croatia to reject the initiative for consultative referendum in the two counties that will feel direct influence of the planned Plomin C coal-fired powerplant, was an attempt to ignore the problem under the guise of “bizarre” explanation.

Dejan Georgievski
17/08/2013 - 13:50

Repeated Demands to Liberate the Usurped Public Space on Cvjetni Trg in Zagreb (Photo: 1POSTOZAGRAD)Repeated Demands to Liberate the Usurped Public Space on...

Dejan Georgievski
29/07/2013 - 21:48

Last Friday, 26 July 2013, representatives of Srđ is Ours (Srđ je naš) Initiative presented a demand to the City Council of Dubrovnik to particpate in the Council session tomorrow, 30 July 2013, to follow the debate on the urban plan for the Srđ Plateau. The request for participation in the session that will decide on the project to build a golf resort on Srđ Hill was signed by 850...

Dejan Georgievski
25/07/2013 - 05:56

The Centre for Research, Transparency and Accountability (CRTA), the organization that implements the Istinomer (Truthmeter) Project, announced on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, that the Government of Serbia received a negative score of minus 1.33 on the Istinomer Index (on the scale from -10 to +10) which indicates...

Dejan Georgievski
11/07/2013 - 08:05

According to the Global Corruption Barometer by Transparency International (TI), 66 % of respondents in Kosovo believe that the level of corruption has increased greatly, while 26% of them think that it has remained the same. Meanwhile, about 67% of the...

Dejan Georgievski
10/07/2013 - 07:38

In the early morning hours last Friday, July 5, 2013, unknown arsonists committed the most serious attack so far on the LGBTi Support Centre in Skopje’s Old Bazaar. They poured gasoline on the wooden roof and set it on fire, and only a timely intervention by the firefighter brigade prevented the Centre from burning to the ground.