Support for Kezharovski

“If the journalists from Macedonia find that the Appellate Court`s decision on the Kezharovski case is unjust or in violation of the human rights, the Norwegian Trade Union will call upon the Norwegian diplomacy to get involved and review the case”- said Eva Stabel, a representative of the Norwegian Trade Union, to the Macedonian Ambassador in Oslo, Enver Abdulahi. Stabel…

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The Arrest of a Trade Unionist is a Cause of Concern

The signatories to the Charter for Solidarity of Trade Unions and Associations for Protection of Labor Rights (the Confederation of Trade Union Organizations of Macedonia, the Independent Trade Union of Journalists and Media Workers, the Trade Union of the Macedonian Diplomatic Service, the Movement for Social Justice”Lenka” and the leftwing movement “Solidarity”) were deeply saddened by the news of the…

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EFJ: Stop the Absurd Charges against Kezharovski

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) is deeply concerned about the case of the Macedonian journalist Tomislav Kezharovski and demands putting a stop to the “absurd” charges against him. In their letter to the Macedonia Ambassador Andrej Lepavcov, EFJ points to the unlawful punishment imposed on Kezharovski for revealing the identity of the police witness and for refusing to disclose its…

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Recommendations for Macedonia

Recommendations on media reform and independent journalism in Macedonia Today, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), the Association of Journalists of Macedonia (ZNM) and the Trade Union of Journalists and Media Workers (SSNM) organized the regional meeting: Campaigning for Journalists Rights in Eastern Europe: Union Recruitment, Legal Protection and Social Rights for journalists unions from…

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May Day Protest

“Workers are not slaves”, “Let`s make the strike free”, “A day for resistance, not rest”, “The journalists united for their rights”. Holding these paroles and shouting “Social Justice”, hundreds of citizens in Skopje took part in the protest to mark May Day, the internationals workers` day. After the protesters had gathered in “Zhena Park”, the procession continued towards the Assembly…

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Solidarity with the Correspondents

Faced with the increasingly difficult situation of our colleagues, journalists, photojournalists and cameramen working as correspondents for Macedonian media houses, most often as freelance associates, SSNM is starting an action for SOLIDARITY WITH THE CORRESPONDENTS in the period from 15 to 21 September 2014. We urge all members of the media community to take part and show solidarity by wearing…

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Show Solidarity for Freedom

By purchasing the CD of the first journalist band “Reporters” at the price of 200.00 denars or by donating to the account of the SSNM`s Solidarity Fund, you support the action for helping journalists and media workers. Payments for the CD or donations of your choice (for helping a specific journalist, legal aid, etc.) can be made to account no.

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White book

The Independent Union of Journalists and Media Workers of Macedonia for a certain period of time already felt the need to summarize the bulkiest problems of Macedonian journalism in a separate document, which would analyze the difficulties that its members, as well as journalists in general, are facing on every-day basis. One of the results of this process of ripening…

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