July 15, 2020

A physical assault during early parliamentary elections

Incident due to political affiliation or political belief

What happened: On 15.07.2020, 11:00 a.m., in the yard of the school “Zini Hani”, in the village of Veleshta, Struga, V.Kj. (31) and А.Kj. (28), both from the same village, disturbed the public peace and order. First, they insulted and then physically assaulted a police officer who was on duty securing the early parliamentary elections. After the case is completely documented, the attackers are going to face criminal charges.

Brief description of the incident with bias indicators: In this incident the bias motive is political affiliation, with the bias indicators being:

  1. Pattern of previous incidents – these types of incidents are registered before every election.

Impact on the victims and the community: These types of incidents call into question the general safety and the political situation in the country.

Number of victims
Number of Perpetrators
Status of the case
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Type of incident?
Physical attack (assault) Violence
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