- August 19, 2015
A dangerous bottleneck has formed in the Macedonian border town of Gevgelija, an important hub for refugees traveling to Western Europe. Those trying to reach the trains here face extreme heat, dangerous crowds and police bullying. more... [ Comment ]
- November 12, 2013
The Macedonian government has spent huge sums turning its capital, Skopje, into a neo-baroque architectural nightmare. The project's gaudy excesses camouflage a disastrous economy and troubling record on human rights. more... [ Comment ]
- December 13, 2012
In 2003, Khaled El-Masri was abducted by the CIA, flown to Afghanistan and tortured as part of the US special renditions program. On Thursday, after years of fighting for justice, the European Court of Human Rights finally awarded El-Masri compensation for his suffering. more...
- October 25, 2012
With a massive surge in asylum applications from people of the Roma minority from Serbia and Macedonia, Germany's interior minister is calling for new rules to expedite processing these cases. Although many come to the EU for better economic opportunities, they also face racial discrimination at home, advocacy groups say. more... [ Comment ]