What happened: The night of 15 August 2022 a cross in the church “St. Gjorgjija” in the village Presil was damaged. The damage was reported immediately in SIA Bitola, police officers carried out an investigation and took measures to solve the case.
Brief description of the incident with bias indicators: In this incident the bias motive is religion and religious affiliation, with the bias indicators being:
- Target location – religious object
- Pattern of previous incidents
Impact on the victims and the community: These types of incidents call into question the general safety in the country.