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Another top Colored Revolution activist denounces amnesty law

Left wing law professor Gordan Kalajdziev joined the critics of the amnesty law passed by Parliament on Wednesday, saying that it will have legal consequences and will increase political interference in the judiciary. The law gives amnesty...

Zaev moves closer to amnesty deal for members of Parliament whose votes he depends on

The planned amnesty bill will reduce sentences for those involved in the April 2017 incident in the Parliament, which were not directly violent, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on Friday, announcing that the law will be proposed on Monday. This...

Hunger strike in Macedonia’s largest prison – detainees worry the amnesty will be for members of Parliament only

Prisoners in Idrizovo, the largest prison in Macedonia, have entered into a hunger strike, demanding that they too are covered by the proposed amnesty bill. Media outlets report that about 500 people are on strike, while Idrizovo warden acknowledged...

Kalajdziev: a clean amnesty is much better than the political deals we are negotiating now

Law professor Gordan Kalajdziev surprised his fellow Colored revolution supporters on Monday when he acknowledged that the VMRO-DPMNE proposal for a broad amnesty of all politically charged officials and activists is better than the SDSM proposal...

Government rejects proposed law on amnesty for the incident in the Parliament

The Government decided to negatively evaluate the draft law on amnesty which would cover the April 27th incident in the Parliament. According to the Government’s press service, the proposal, made by a group of members of Parliament, was...

President Ivanov grants amnesty to 27 convicted persons

On the occasion of 02 August – Republic Day – Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov has granted amnesty to 27 convicted persons. According to Ivanov’s cabinet, 5 of the 27 persons are granted complete amnesty, while 22 are partially...