Stories about North Macedonia from September, 2011
Macedonia: Protests Against Police Brutality Continue
Several hundred persons continued the street protests against police brutality in Skopje on September 29. With only two exceptions, the Macedonian media largely obeyed the embargo on covering the protests.
Macedonia: Celebrating Basketball Win Over Lithuania
The celebration of the Macedonian entry in the semifinals of the European basketball championship has spilled over from the country's streets, balconies and town squares into the blogosphere. Filip Stojanovski reports.
Macedonia: No Jail Time for Participants in Inter-Ethnic Violence
Only a handful of participants in the February violent inter-ethnic incident on the Skopje Fortress (Kale), who had been identified and subjected to an investigation, received a suspended sentence for their actions in a secret trial. Filip Stojanovski reports.
Macedonia: Euphoria After Basketball Victory Over Greece
Filip Stojanovski reports on web reactions to the Macedonian national basketball team's victory over Greece at the EuroBasket 2011 in Lithuania.
Macedonia: Authorities Keep Ignoring Protesters’ Demands
The legislative and executive branches of the Macedonian government continue to ignore the demands of protesters against police brutality, but those who have participated in the protests during the past three months claim that the actions will continue.