Protests today in Skopje, Macedonia

In Macedonia, a second week of peaceful protests are occurring. A scheduled protest will be held today assembling at the Special Prosecutor’s Office in Skopje and will march toward Parliament and the Government Building. Protests are also expected in Bitola, Kumanovo, Stip, Strumica, and Veles.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers to Macedonia should be aware of the potential for political protests over the president’s pardon for many politicians allegedly involved in a wiretapping scandal.

Protests have been mainly peaceful. However, to minimize safety risk, avoid the areas of all protests or demonstrations.

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