What happened: On 23.05.2019, at 6:00 p.m., F.S.A. (32) from Skopje reported that his daughter was
physically assaulted by another pupil on 22.05.2019, at 3:00 p.m., at the Primary School Naum Naumovski
Borche. The police is working on solving the case.
Date, time and place of incident: On 22.05.2019, at 3:00 p.m., Primary School Naum Naumovski Borche,
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Victim(s) involved: One minor.
Type of crime(s): Violence (Article 386, CC of RNM).
Perpetrator(s): One underage perpetrator.
Brief description of the event with bias indicators: In this incident the bias motive is ethnicity and gender,
with the bias indicators being:
1. Ethnicity – the victim and attackers belonged to a different ethnic community;
2. Gender – girl assaulted by a male fellow student;
3. Location – the event occurred at a school attended by pupils from different ethnicities, more
precisely Roma and Macedonians.
Status of case: Unknown.
Response of the local authorities: The authorities determined a misdemeanour pursuant Article 34 from
Impact on the victims and the community: These types of incidents call into question the general safety in
the country and the co-existence among different ethnic groups in society, and reflect particularly poorly
on children’s development and safety.