Interior Minister and Civil Representatives Discuss Referendum Safety

The violent extremism related with the hate speech phenomenon ahead of the 30 September referendum in Macedonia, was a subject of discussion at a meeting of Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski with the representatives of the Center for Freedom ‘Civil’ and National Coordinator for Prevention of Violent Extremism Borce Petrovski. “We have tackled the upcoming referendum, namely the significance of providing peaceful climate for the process to be free of any forms of threats to the citizens’ voting right and expression of their free will, Spasovski said at a joint press conference with Civil President Xhabir Deralla. Violence must not be a response to hate speech, Deralla said, notifying a multidisciplinary as the best approach to violent extremism.

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