March 5, 2019

A fight at the High School Koco Racin in Skopje

Causing national, racial or religious hate, discord or intolerance
incidents committed due to ethnicity
Racial or other discrimination
Violence against minors

What happened: On 05.03.2019, at 4:40 p.m., at SEI Skopje, it was reported that on the same day, around
4:10 p.m., the public peace and order was disrupted on Lihnida Street (High School Koco Racin) with a fight
among three individuals (one 16 and two 17-years old) on one side and four individuals (three 17 and one
16-years old). The police issued minutes and determined a misdemeanour pursuant to Article 11, paragraph
3 from the LMPO.
Date, time and place of incident: 05.03.2019, at 4:40 p.m., Lihnida Street (High School Koco Racin), Skopje.
Source of information: MOI’s daily newsletter.
Victim(s) involved: Three minors.
Type of crime(s): Violence (Article 386, CC of RNM).
Perpetrator(s): Four minors.
Brief description of the event with bias indicators: In this incident the bias motive is ethnicity, with the bias
indicators being:
1. Ethnicity – the victims and attackers belonged to a different ethnic community;
2. Location – the event occurred at a high school attended by students from different ethnic
communities, with events of similar nature registered previously, and in a municipality populated
by a diverse ethnic population, where intolerance thrives among ethnic communities.
Status of case: Closed.
Response of the local authorities: The case was registered as a misdemeanour pursuant to Article 11,
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.

st. "Lihnida" (SUGS Kocho Racin) Skopje.
Location Name
st. "Lihnida" (SUGS Kocho Racin) Skopje.

Number of victims
Number of Perpetrators
Status of the case
Perpetrators identified
Type of incident?
Physical attack (assault) Violence
Incident location
A fight at the High School Koco Racin in Skopje image