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Mission to Skopje organised workshop for police and prosecutors on investigating hate crimes

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
Subject
Policing
Subject
Policing
Date(s)
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
hate crime, hate speech, prosecution, criminal investigation

Summary

On 27 April the OSCE Mission to Skopje organised a joint workshop for police officers and prosecutors on investigating and prosecuting hate crimes. The workshop was attended by 12 prosecutors and 12 representatives from the criminal police and analysis section of the MoIA. The aim of the workshop was to identify and establish areas for co-ordination and co-operation between the two state agencies and was part of the broader engagement by the Mission in combating hate crimes and hate speech. Mission experts outlined the various developments in the area of hate crimes relevant to both police officers and prosecutors. Representatives from the youth lawyers’ association outlined the legal framework and instruments for investigating hate crimes. Experts from the OSCE Mission in Kosovo and from the OSCE Secretariat also gave presentations at the workshop.

Information

Added on
04 Jul 2017
Origin
OSCE Mission to Skopje, North Macedonia
Region
North Macedonia
Keywords
hate crime, hate speech, prosecution, criminal investigation
Rights
OSCE