CIVIL awards best stories of citizen journalists

Citizen journalist Rosica Stojkova, a student  from Lozovo, wins the first prize for the best story “Not allowing the ambulance to enter”, in the prize competition “Be a citizen journalist”, part of the “Civic Lenses” project. Stojkova recorded the video for the story on April 27 (“Bloody Thursday”) during the violence in Parliament.

CIVIL’s jury-committee composed of: Biljana Jordanovska, Maja Ivanovska and Ermin Klimenta, awarded four more prizes for the two-month award cycle.

“The struggle for clean air is a real battle!” is the second prize winning story, whose author is citizen journalist Vulnet Mahmuti. He had recorded the story in the City Park in Skopje, during the civil protest against air pollution.

The third prize story comes from Prilep from the protests “For a Joint Macedonia”, where among the

lines of citizens trucks loaded with marble blocks could also be seen. Citizen journalist Rubin Sekuloski is the author of the awarded story: Trucks loaded with marble blocks at a protest in Prilep.

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