What happened: On October 15, police officers arrested T.V. (30), K.S.K. (33), K.S.K. (33), M.E. (22) and T.R. (25) from Greece. The greek citizens as part of a football fan group attacked N.K. (41) and A.V. (42) from Skopje, on st. Macedonia. After taking appropriate measures, it was determined that some of the people from the fan group took items from a sales facility on the street. The attackers were detained at the police station and in coordination with the public prosecutor, an appropriate complaint will be filed against them.
Brief description of the incident with bias indicators: In this incident the bias motive is the different citizenship since the involved in the assault spoke different languages, with the bias indicators being:
- Citizenship – the involved in the assault have different citizenship
- Language – the involved in the assault spoke different languages
Impact on the victims and the community: These types of incidents call into question the general safety in the country and the cohabitation among domestic and foreign citizens.