Head of State Seeks Responsibility for “Public Room”, Arrests Made

These days we are witness once again to the case “Public Room”, a case in which the privacy of thousands of women and girls is violated, humiliation, sexism and violence that leave lasting consequences on their lives,” said President Stevo Pendarovski. The head of state emphasized that violence against women and girls, in any form – mental, physical, sexual, is punishable by law. Police have so far detained four people linked to the scandalous group. In a statement to Kanal 5, Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski said that they are cooperating with the prosecution to put an end to the abuse of content shared on the Internet platform Telegram. Spasovski called on the victims to report to the Ministry of Interior, and the Ministry of Justice announced a commitment for greater protection of those who are targeted in such groups on social networks.