What happened: On 13.11.2020, around 10:30 p.m. at SIA Strumica, A.K. from Albania reported that he was physically assaulted by S.U. (55) from Valandovo in a casino in Valandovo. Measures are being taken to solve the case.
Brief description of the incident with bias indicators: In this incident the bias motive is the assumed national origin since the victim was assaulted because he had different nationality, with the bias indicators being:
- Language – the victim and the attacker spoke a different language;
- National origin – the involved individuals belonged to a different nationality.
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 national, ethnic and linguistic groups in society.