FYROM police attack reporters during protest


Journalists protest in Skopje, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, on January 20, 2015.

FYROM police attack reporters during protest

One journalist and four photographers who were covering a massive anti-government protest in Skopje on April 13 were badly injured by police in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). The incident was harshly condemned by the local journalists’ union SSNM, as well as the International Federation of Journalists and the European Federation of Journalists on April 18.

The demonstrations in Skopje were organised to protest President Gjorge Ivanov’s announcement of early elections a...

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