Stories about Macedonia from July, 2021
In North Macedonia, some young people manage to build successful businesses during the Covid-19 crisis
Three young entrepreneurs from Bitola, a city in the south of North Macedonia, provide examples of youth who have dealt with the COVID-19 crisis in a creative and positive manner.
Vasil Buraliev, the founder of the biggest publicly available nonprofit database about music from North Macedonia, talks about challenges of digital activism to promote cultural values.
The event also evoked the memory of a local case involving the beating of ethnic Roma citizens by police in September 2020.
Activists warn, however, that declaring the Shar Mountains a national park will not stop the construction of seven small hydro power plants that are already devastating the area's natural environment.
Attended by President Stevo Pendarovski, the thousand-strong parade showcased support for a community traditionally discriminated against, while celebrating the hope for a society with greater solidarity and justice.
Austrian player Arnautović sparks racism controversy in Euro 2020 football game against North Macedonia
Twitter users pointed out that the perpetrator behind the anti-Albanian incident has a surname which might indicate ethnic Albanian roots in his family.