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Macedonia’s civil society stands up against police brutality

Macedonia’s civil society stands up against police brutality
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June 5th, 2011 in Skopje, Macedonia: 23 year-old Martin Neskovski was beaten to death by an officer of the special police forces during the celebration after the election victory of VMRO-DPMNE, Macedonia’s ruling political party. Eyewitnesses confirmed seeing a police officer brutally beating the boy and dragging the body away from the crowd. In its […]

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Does the Ohrid Framework Agreement advance Macedonia’s Nation-Building?

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In his article titled “Transition in Post-Communist States: Triple or quadruple?” Taras Kuzio challenges the concept of ‘triple transition’ of post-communist societies by arguing for the existence of a ‘quadruple transition’, separating the questions of stateness and the nationhood as ‘conceptually and historically different processes’ (Linz and Stepan, Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation 1996). The […]

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