May 23, 2019

A female pupil physically assaulted at the Primary School N.N. Borche, Magjari

Incident due to sexual orientation or gender identity
incidents committed due to ethnicity
Violence against minors

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,
Source of information: MOI’s daily newsletter.
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.

Naum Naumovski Borce Primary School
Location Name
community Madzari, Skopje

Number of victims
Number of Perpetrators
Status of the case
No information
Type of incident?
Physical attack (assault) Violence
Incident location
How did the police react?
They investigated the incident
Have there been similar incidents / crimes in the same location?
A female pupil physically assaulted at the Primary School N.N. Borche, Magjari image

Criminal offences

Against the Public Order


Nationality Ethnic origin Gender identity