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Albanian Activists Condemn ‘Terrorist’ Murder Verdict in Macedonia

Written by Danica Radisic On 3 July 2014 @ 8:24 am | 7 Comments

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Balkan Insight reports [1] that an ethnic Albanian NGO in Macedonia has condemned a recent court verdict convicting six Albanian men for the execution-style murder of five ethnic Macedonians on Christian Orthodox Easter in 2012.

The NGO claims that the entire investigation and verdict were politically-motivated and set against the six accused men from the beginning, leaving little to no room for other suspects or a more in-depth investigation. The six men stood trial for terrorism and were sentenced to the longest possible prison term for terrorism in Macedonia – life in prison.

Balkan Insight previously reported [2] on the murders and the jailing of the six accused men.

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[1] reports: http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/macedonia-albanian-activists-slam-terrorism-murder-sentences

[2] previously reported: http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/macedonia-mass-murder-trial

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