November 13, 2022

Four minors were attacked at a bus stop in Chair

incidents committed due to ethnicity

What happened: On November 13, 2022, police officers from the Intervention Police Unit at SIA Skopje arrested L.B. (18), B.M. (19), V.H. (19) and two other minors, because they physically assaulted four other minors in the bus no.57 at a bus stop in Chair.

Brief description of the incident with bias indicators: In this incident, the bias motive is the supposed ethnic origin, with the bias indicators being:

  1. Ethnicity – the perpetrators and the victims belonged to different ethnic community
  2. 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.

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