Macedonian Human Rights Movement International
OSCE 2000 - Freedom of Movement - Presentation by the Home of Macedonian Culture
Written presentation by the representative of the Home of the Macedonian Culture Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentleman, Does freedom of movement mean that you have the right to visit your relatives or your friends around the world? Does freedom of movement mean freedom to visit the village or the city ...
OSCE 2000 - National Minorities - Written presentation by the Rainbow Party
Written presentation by the Rainbow Party www.florina.org Mr. Moderator, Ladies and Gentleman, When, back in 1998, I was given the opportunity to address this assembly I expressed regret that I had to complain before this forum about the human rights practices of my country. Today I have to ...
OSCE Implementation Meeting - Statement on Greece, Strengthening Dialogue Between Governments and NGOs: the Negative Greek Experience
Press Release by the Greek Helsinki Monitor and Minority Rights Group-Greece http://www.greekhelsinki.gr/ In last year's meeting, we had welcomed what had appeared to be the beginning of a dialogue between the Greek government and NGOs concerned with human rights and minorities in Greece. However, following (and perhaps as a consequence of) a backlash against G.
OSCE Implementation Meeting - Statement on Bulgaria and Greece, Freedom of Association of Macedonian Minorities
Press Release by the Greek Helsinki Monitor and Minority Rights Group-Greece http://www.greekhelsinki.gr/ Greek Helsinki Monitor and Minority Rights Group - Greece have for years worked on human rights and in particular on minority rights in Southeast Europe. The concerns below reflect their related work, but also the views ...
OSCE Implementation Meeting - Statement on Greece, Freedom of Expression
Press Release by the Greek Helsinki Monitor http://www.greekhelsinki.gr/ Among the countries with long democratic tradition, Greece is regrettably the one with the least respect for the freedom of the press, as shown by a 2000 report of the international organization Freedom House. On a scale 0 [total freedom] ...
Report on the Lack of Human Rights for Macedonians in Bulgaria
Macedonians of Bulgaria in Uncertainty A joint mission of Bulgarian and Macedonian Helsinki Committees finds the human rights of Macedonians of Bulgaria precarious Vienna, Sofia, Skopje, 10. October 2000. On 1, 2 and 3 October Meto Jovanovski from the Macedonian Helsinki Committee for Human Rights and Krassimir Kanev from the ...
Norwegian NGO Denounces Greece's Harrassment of Macedonian Writer
Norwegian Forum for Freedom of Expression (NFFE) is a non-governmental organisation established in 1995 by 15 major organisations within the mediafield in Norway to promote the observance of the internationally recognised article 19 of the UN Declaration of Human Rights. Through our source, Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM), Athens, we have ...
Macedonian Activist Denied Entry into Greece
SOURCE: Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM), Athens (GHM/IFEX) - GHM strongly condemns the recurrent practice of refusing entry to Greece to Macedonian and Turkish activists and journalists labelled as "undesirable". The latest case concerns Slavko Mangovski, editor-in-chief of the weekly magazine "Makedonsko Sonce" published in Skopje.
Greece Denies Entry to Macedonian Writer
SOURCE: Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM), Athens (GHM/IFEX) - GHM has been informed that, on 30 May 2000, writer Vasko Karadza, citizen and resident of Skopje, Macedonia, was denied entrance into Greece at the Greek-Macedonian border because he was "registered in an inadmissible list" (sic). This occurred even though he held a legal visa issued by the Greek Consulate in Skopje on 29 May.