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Filip Stojanovski · June, 2011

Eastern and Central Europe Editor at Global Voices.

In web development since 1995, blogging since 2003 in English and Macedonian.

Director for Partnership and Resource Development at Metamorphosis, Foundation for Internet and Society.

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Latest posts by Filip Stojanovski from June, 2011

Macedonia: Spin of the Day

The blog Spin of the Day [mk] documents various attempts to taint the protests against police brutality by the Macedonian government officials and their media handlers.

Macedonia: Taboo on Protesting Against Police Brutality

Ribaro wrote [mk] that public figures and music “stars” of Macedonia act as if the protests against police brutality are taboo, evidenced by their lack of participation offline and online....

Macedonia: New Parliament Assembles, Cements Election Victory for “Big Fish”

The newly-elected Macedonian Parliament held its initial session on Saturday, June 25, 2011. Its composition promises “more of the same” kind of politicking from the last few years.

Macedonia: .mk Twitter Republic

Protests continue in Macedonia, as the authorities keep silent about the people's demands of accountability, political responsibility and an end to police brutality. On Sunday, a new symbol was displayed...

Macedonia: Spreading the Word About the Protests, in Spanish

Sina (meaning “Blue female”) started a blog to spread the word about the protests against police brutality to a wider global audience. Her first post is in Spanish.

Macedonia: Half a Decade of Blogging

Zoriv has just celebrated [mk] five years of blogging. During that time, he has produced 2,031 post and received 16,793 comments, showing by example that a regular citizen can maintain...

Macedonia: Pro-Government Media Promote Protest Impostors

On the eve of the big protest against police brutality scheduled for Sunday afternoon in Skopje, several pro-government media outlets tried to manipulate the public by showing an anti-opposition announcement...

Macedonia: Gathering Prohibited in a Public Space?

Vnukot informs that the Ministry of Culture has forbidden the protesters to gather on a small square behind the memorial house of Mother Teresa, violating their right to free assembly...

Macedonia: Protest Achievements So Far

As more people act upon the awareness that the increasing visibility abroad or among foreigners within Macedonia is an important aspect of the ongoing protests, translations and original tweets/blog posts...

Macedonia: Twitter as a Vehicle for the Protests

NewMediaMk has published an infographic about the use of Twitter by members of the Macedonian protest movement against police brutality.

Macedonia: Concerns Over Anti-Protest Collusion of Facebook and Police

The people currently protesting against police brutality in Macedonia have published an Open Letter to Facebook, expressing concern over “swift deletion policy” of their Facebook pages and events on behalf...

Macedonia: Reasons for Protesting

Bloggers from Macedonia consider the historical significance of the current protests against police brutality, in the context of democracy development.

Macedonia: Spreading the Word About Protest and Civic Journalism

IT.com.mk has published an interview [mk] about civic journalism with Vnukot, the blogger who is providing a consistent coverage of the protests against police brutality in Skopje. Also, Al Jazeera...

Macedonia: Protests Against Police Brutality/Murder Cover-Up Spread

Macedonians have been protesting for 5 days online and offline in Skopje, urging the authorities to "solve" the murder of a young man by a police officer who served as...

Macedonia: Reminders of Unresolved Killings

Human rights activists have been spurred by the scandalous attempt to cover up the killing of Martin Neshkovski, which occured at the post-election celebration in Skopje, to remind about other...

Macedonia: Online Community Prevents Murder Cover-Up

As announced, non-violent protests against brutal killing of a young man on Sunday continued on June 7 in Skopje. The police announced they would monitor social networks for troublemakers. Filip...

Macedonia: Propaganda Blitz Re: Opposition Leader's Arrest

Ljube Boškoski, the leader of the opposition party United for Macedonia, was sentenced to 30 days in police custody [mk] on allegations of illegal campaign financing. The Interior Ministry published...

Macedonia: Protests Against Police Brutality to Continue

Vnukot published a multimedia report on last night's youth protests against police brutality, sparked by the mysterious death of a young man called Daniel. Netpress also published [mk] a video...

Macedonia: Alleged Killing of Young Man by Policeman Sparks Protests

A sizable crowd gathered in the center of Skopje to protest the death of a young man who was allegedly beaten to death on the sidelines of the celebration of...

Macedonia: Goverment Wins Elections After Tight Race

Filip Stojanovski sums up the preliminary results of the June 5 parliamentary elections in the Republic of Macedonia, and reports on the arrest of one of the opposition leaders.

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