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30 Jul 14 Macedonia Jails Albanian Terrorism Trial Protesters

Six people were jailed for three years each for participating in violent protests in Skopje this month sparked by the terrorism convictions of six ethnic Albanians.

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15 Jul 14 Macedonia’s Bosniaks March to Commemorate Srebrenica

Macedonian Bosniaks, including some whose relatives died in the 1992-95 war, held a peace march in Skopje to mark the 19th anniversary of the worst atrocity in post-WWII Europe.

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11 Jul 14 Macedonia Albanian Protests Pass Off Peacefully

Ethnic Albanians took to the streets again on Friday in protest against the recent conviction of six alleged terrorists.

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more-protests-and-counter-protest-called-on-macedonian-terror-trial
10 Jul 14 Macedonia Braces for Rival Ethnic Protests

Police are on alert after ethnic Albanian and Macedonian activists both called protests for Friday in the wake of unrest last week sparked by the convictions of alleged Islamist terrorists.

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kosovo-war-veterans-call-for-re-trial-in-monster-case
09 Jul 14 Retrial Demanded in Macedonia Mass Murder Case

An ethnic Albanian leader in Macedonia urged an internationally monitored retrial of the so-called 'Monster' case after six Albanians were found guilty of terrorism and jailed for life.

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07 Jul 14 Macedonia PM Vows to Stop Ethnic Unrest

Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said he would not allow the escalation of violent unrest which erupted after the terrorism convictions of alleged Albanian Islamists for the killing of five ethnic Macedonians.

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smaller-protests-in-macedonia-after-friday-s-ethnic-unrest
06 Jul 14 Macedonia Albanians Renew Protests After Unrest

Protesters returned to the streets in smaller numbers after violent unrest on Friday sparked by the terrorism convictions of alleged Albanian Islamists for the killing of five ethnic Macedonians.

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05 Jul 14 Macedonia Protest Unrest Leaves 20 Police Injured

Police have restored calm after ethnic Albanian protesters clashed with riot squads at a rally against the jailing of alleged extremist Muslims for the ‘terrorist’ murders of ethnic Macedonians.

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04 Jul 14 Unrest Erupts at Macedonia Albanians’ Terror Trial Protest

Several thousand protesters clashed with police in Skopje at a rally against the jailing of alleged extremist ethnic Albanian Muslims for the ‘terrorist’ murders of ethnic Macedonians.

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macedonia-albanian-activists-slam-terrorism-murder-sentences
01 Jul 14 Macedonia Albanian Activists Slam ‘Terrorism’ Murder Verdict

An ethnic Albanian NGO said that the terrorism convictions of six alleged Islamic extremists over the killings of five ethnic Macedonians in Skopje was a political set-up.

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macedonia-mass-murder-trial
30 Jun 14 Six Albanians Jailed for Macedonia ‘Terror’ Murders

Six alleged ethnic Albanian Muslim extremists have been jailed for life for terrorism over the killings of five ethnic Macedonians in Skopje - a case that raised ethnic tensions in the country.

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macedonia-s-giant-cross-not-a-provocation-initiator-says
26 Jun 14 Giant Macedonia Cross ‘Not Anti-Muslim Symbol’

A newly-sanctified, 50-metre-tall Christian cross in the Macedonian capital is not intended to provoke religious tensions in a country with a large Muslim minority, its backer says.

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macedonia-expects-verdict-in-ethnically-charged-murder-trial
18 Jun 14 Macedonia Awaits Verdict in Ethnically-Charged Murder Trial

The verdict in the trial of a group of alleged Albanian extremists, accused of killing five Macedonians in a case that sparked ethnic tensions and violent protests, is expected soon.

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12 Jun 14 Macedonia Minister to Resolve Albanian School Name Row

Four schools in Skopje whose controversial decision to switch names from Macedonian to Albanian was declared illegal by the government want the new education minister to back the changes.

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defense-demands-acquittal-in-macedonia-murder-trial
06 Jun 14 Albanians Seek Acquittal in Macedonia Murder Trial

The defence has demanded the acquittal a group of alleged Albanian extremists accused of killing five Macedonians near Skopje in 2012 - a case that sparked ethnic tensions.

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