What happened: On 11.12.2020, a 22-year old citizen of Skopje reported to the police that two unknown individuals physically assaulted him and damaged his vehicle.
Brief description of the incident with bias indicators: In this incident the bias motive is the assumed ethnic origin since the assault occurred because the victim spoke a language different from the attackers, with the bias indicators being:
- Language – the victim and the attackers spoke a different language;
- Ethnic origin – the individuals involved belonged to different ethnic communities.
Impact on the victims and the community: These types of incidents call into question the general safety in the country and the cohabitation among the different ethnic and linguistic groups in society.