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No shelter centers for abused women in North Macedonia’s Polog region – victims get refuge in other cities

“Violence against women” is understood as a violation of human rights and a form of discrimination against women and shall mean all acts of gender‐based violence that result in, or are likely to result in, physical, sexual, psychological or economic harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts," state Article 3 of the Council of Europe Convention on...

Truthmeter.mk: Small Steps Towards Big Changes For Children With Disabilities in Macedonian Education

Educational inclusion is a process that lasts more than two decades, which is being delayed not only due to bad laws but also due to low public awareness, Truthmeter.mk writes.   Author: Zoran Dimovski   Forty students with disabilities from Polog, starting this school year have educational assistants who provide support in learning, within the schools where they attend classes. This type of support...

North Macedonia PM Zaev didn’t accept resignations of Filipche and Hasani after COVID hospital blaze

Zoran Zaev, the Prime minister of North Macedonia, in a press conference yesterday announced that he will not accept the resignations of the Health Minister Venko Filipche and the Deputy Health Minister Ilir Hasani about the fire at the modular COVID hospital in Tetovo that claimed the lives of 14 people. "Regarding the рesignations offered by Health Minister Venko Filipche...

Public Prosecution: Short circuit in defibrillator cord started the deadly blaze in COVID hospital in Tetovo

The deadly fire in the modular COVID hospital in Tetovo which killed 14 people was a result of a short circuit in a cord of a defibrillator, announced the Basic Public Prosecution - Tetovo, citing Ministry of Interior's (MOI) forensic report. After the electric short circuit, the fire broke out in the outlet box of the extension cord where,...

Macedonian government declares three days of mourning after the blaze in Tetovo hospital

With one minute silence as respect toward the victims in the tragic fire at the modular covid center in Tetovo and as a sign of compassion with their families, at today's session, the Government adopted a decision to declare a three day period of mourning on the territory of the whole state. During today's session, the Government adopted a...

Ambassadors Geer and Galloway express condolences on victims in hospital blaze in North Macedonia

The tragedy that struck Tetovo, North Macedonia, last night, when blaze destroyed the modular COVID-19 hospital killing 14 of the 26 patients that were treated in the premises, is breaking news in the region and condolences are arriving from all sides. The EU Ambassador to North Macedonia, David Geer, expressed sorrow over the tragedy that struck the people of Tetovo. "Our...

After deadly blaze in Tetovo hospital, officials in North Macedonia are cancelling public events

The Office of the President of the Republic of North Macedonia cancelled all the planned events for today, due to the tragedy in the city of Tetovo yesterday evening, when 14 patients lost their lived in the deadly blaze that engulfed the modular COVID-19 hospital. Previously, the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia, a number of government ministries and...

26 patients were treated in the fire-ravaged Tetovo modular hospital, 12 of them rescued

The Ministry of Health of North Macedonia informs that in yesterday evening's deadly fire that destroyed the modular COVID-19 hospital in the city of Tetovo, 14 people lost their lives. Before the blaze, 26 people were being treated in the COVID-19 centre and 12 of them were saved by the emergency services. The survivors are being treated in the...

Number of casualties of fire in North Macedonia hospital rises, Public Prosecution requests post mortem for 14 bodies

Prosecutors in North Macedonia have issued orders for post mortem and identification of the bodies of the 14 victims of the blaze the engulfed the COVID-19 modular hospital in Tetovo last night, and an investigation is ongoing whether there are other victims, announced the Basic Public Prosecution - Skopje. "DNA analysis is necessary to establish the identity of some of...

Blaze kills at least 10 patients in a modular COVID hospital in Tetovo, North Macedonia

Three prosecutors from Tetovo and two from Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, have started investigation about the fire that raged in the COVID-19 modular hospital in Tetovo and burned to the ground last night, with at least 10 people losing their lives in the blaze. Apart from the Prosecution, the Government of North Macedonia also issued a statement, noting...

Truthmeter: Photograph of car hood standing on Kalashnikov rifle not taken in Tetovo, North Macedonia

The photograph of an Audi car whose car hood is propped with a rifle resembling a Kalashnikov (AK-47) is claimed to be taken in Tetovo, and as such is shared on social networks, and was published by some of the media, informs Truthmeter.mk in its latest analysis of a Facebook post. But the photograph was not taken in Tetovo....

The everyday fight for human lives in Tetovo Clinical Center (Photo gallery)

Everyday they wage a war for human lives. At the Clinical Center of Tetovo, the medical personnel is achieving the impossible for the patients that are hospitalized in the COVID-19 ward, helping them overcome this unfathomable sickness and return to their families.     Wishing to witness the situation of the patients that were hospitalized in this ward,...

Paper Mill company fined €20 000 for PM10 emissions, inspectors on offensive

The State Environmental Inspectorate of North Macedonia fined the company Paper Mill from Kochani €20 000 and tasked it to install a filter in a period of two months to prevent the air pollution with PM10 particles from its smokestacks. The municipality of Tetovo may also be fined, because despite the warnings that the reservoir for drinking water in...

Still no combined train – urban public transportation passes and the unlicensed taxis reap the benefits (Infographic)

Фото: Борче Поповски
There is still no action by the authorities towards the introduction of a combined travel pass for both trains and public transportation, that would be used by citizens who travel everyday between Skopje and the nearby cities such as Veles, Kumanovo, and Tetovo. The public entreprise Railways of RNM- Transport informed Meta.mk that there haven’t been any discussions with...

Helsinki Committee: Number of hate speech complaints on the rise in North Macedonia

From 1st of January to 30th of April this year there were 298 complaints about various categories of hate speech lodged at the web platform govornaomraza.mk, shows the monitoring of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights, carried out with a special focus on three pilot-municipalities: Shtip, Bitola and Tetovo. "There was a notable increase of the number of complaints compared...

This year a project for expansion and reconstruction of the Tetovo-Gostivar Motorway (infographic)

Potholes, sunken tarmac and lack of hard shoulders for emergency stops is the current condition of the Tetovo-Gostivar Motorway, which is one of the busiest motorways in the country. Citizens pay 60 denars toll (one way), and in return the get a motorway in bad condition.  According to the information from the Public Enterprise "Makedonijapat”, average annual daily traffic...

In Tetovo and Gostivar, pupils ride in overcrowded vans with drivers without licences

Pupils in Tetovo and Gostivar are traveling to schools using overcrowded vans that are driven by drivers without licenses, informs the Sector for Interior during its traffic controls. -Yesterday, between 6 and 9 o'clock in Gostivar, police inspections were carried out on 35 vans used for public transportation. It was determined that nine of the vans were overcrowded, eight drivers...

In 18 years, a decline of 40 million passengers using public transportation (infographic)

Извор на фотографија: Општина Прилеп
The number of transported persons by the public transportation in Macedonia has been dropping through the years, but nevertheless, more and more Macedonian municipalities are deciding to introduce regular public transportation in the cities. The data provided by the State Statistical Bureau indicate that last year 71.400.000 passengers have used urban or suburban transport, while in the year 2000,...

Two days of mourning, while Macedonia waits for the causes of the bus accident which left 14 dead

Two days of mourning were declared in the Republic of North Macedonia following the traffic accident that happened on Wednesday (February 13, 1919) on the E-65 motorway linking Skopje and Gostivar. Fourteen people were killed and 39 injured. At 17 o’clock, the bus from the company "Durmoturs" with more than 50 passengers passed 3 lnes, flew off the highway...

The culture of fear in Macedonia has repressed the students’ protests

The ultimatum that was issued during last week's protest by the students in Tetovo to the Tetovo university is passing silently. Neither side is accepting to clear out in order for the general public to find out what has happened to the student's requests i.e. whether someone would heed them, asks Portalb.mk. Even though they aren't mentioning publicly any names,...