August 15, 2022

Deceased individual with migrant or refugee status at the border crossing point Bogorodica

Incident
Incident due to a refugee or migrant status

What happened: On 09.06.2022 an individual without signs of life was found in the interspace of the roadway at the Bogorodica Border Crossing. A doctor from the Emergency Medical Service confirmed the death, and the public prosecutor and a team from PS Gevgelija conducted an inspection of the place. By an order of the public prosecutor, the body of the deceased was handed over for an autopsy.

Brief description of the incident with bias indicators: In this incident the bias motive is the migrant or refugee status assuming that the death was a result of an injury cause by another person, with the bias indicators being:

  1. Migrant or refugee status – the victim is a male with migrant or refugee status
  2. Location – the incident took place on the migrant and refugee route transiting through the country

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 groups in society, particularly the safety of refugees and migrants transiting the territory of RNM.


Number of victims
1
Number of Perpetrators
-
Status of the case
No information
Type of incident?
Bodily injury
Have there been similar incidents / crimes in the same location?
Yes
Deceased individual with migrant or refugee status at the border crossing point Bogorodica image