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· May, 2014

Stories about Macedonia from May, 2014

Police in Macedonia Strong-Arm Journalists Into Erasing Riot Arrest Footage

The riots, sparked by the murder of a 19-year-old, created tension between ethnic Albanian and Macedonian populations of the capital city Skopje.

Macedonian Site Takes Satirical Stance on Freedom of Expression Issues

Macedonia has a long tradition of humor, caricatures and satire, including hosting of the World Gallery of Cartoons. With the appearance of new media, many aphorisms and satirical tales are...

Macedonian Medical Students Live in Medieval Conditions

Independent student magazine Izlez (Exit) published photo galleries originally posted by students Dena Miladinoska and Kristina Ivanova [mk] of the state-run dorm for medical students at the University of Saints...

One Macedonian Man's 65-Year Battle to Get His Property Back

A Macedonian blogger profiled Dushko Brankovikj, whose property has been nationalized twice. He won every court case so far, but the state has yet to return what belongs to him.

Serbia Mourns British-Serbian Legend Timothy John Byford

Author, actor, educator, television and film director Timothy John Byford died in Belgrade on May 5, 2014, after a long illness. Born in Salisbury, England, Byford spent most of his...

Macedonian Blogger Warns About Resurgent Neo-Nazi Iconography

Commemorating Victory in Europe Day, Macedonian blog Anfas (“en face“) recently documenting images used by Facebook users to warn about resurgent fascism in a post titled “Images of shame –...

Two People Are Driving Around Europe to Find What It Means to Be European

On the eve of European elections, two French artists will tour Europe to meet with as many types of Europeans as possible.

Investigative Journalists Report on Macedonian Government Official's Hidden Wealth

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), together with Macedonian Nova TV and the Czech Center for Investigative Journalism published an investigative piece about the amassed wealth of the...

Shamed Macedonian Government Caves in to Student Demands

Amid elections and economic instability, a student digital movement shames the Macedonian government into issuing a tender to fix appalling living conditions in the largest Skopje university dormitory.

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