Macedonian Human Rights Movement International
UN Conference - Working Group on Minorities
COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities Fiftieth session Working Group on Minorities - Fourth session 25-29 May, 1998 Date: 26 May, 1998 Re: Oral Intervention of the Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada From: The Macedonian Human Rights Movement in Greece and the Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada Thank you Mr.
IHF Report - UN Commission on Human Rights
Protection of Ethnic Minorities Report by the International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights Fifty-Fourth Session - Geneva, 16 March - 24 April 1998 (Item No. 16) The Macedonian Minority The Macedonian minority is still not recognized by the Greek government and consequently faces various forms of harassment and discrimination.
European Court Trial Against Greece
Hristo Sideropoulos, along with several other founders of the Macedonian Cultural Centre in Lerin, filed a court case against the Greek government at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg on Tuesday, March 24, 1998. The Macedonians have been struggling to open this cultural centre since 1990, but the Greek government has done everything in its power to prevent this.
Dance Group From Aegean Macedonia Performs in Canada
For the first time ever, a dance group from Aegean Macedonia has performed in Canada. This momentous occasion took place at the 19th annual reunion of the Deca Begalci on March 21, 1998. Despite threats from the Greek authorities and Greek organizations such as the "Pan-Macedonian" organization, fifteen performers from villages all over Aegean Macedonia including Lerin, Voden and Kukush made the trip to Toronto.
Trajan Pasois Trial - Amnesty International Press Release
TRAIANOS PASOIS ON TRIAL FOR ENTERING THE COUNTRY WITH TWO MACEDONIAN WALL CALENDARS Amnesty International will adopt Traianos Pasois, a member of the ethnic Macedonian minority party "Rainbow", as a prisoner of conscience and will call for his immediate and unconditional release should he be imprisoned after his trial in Florina (Lerin) today, the human rights organization said in a letter to the Greek Government.
OSCE Conference 12 November - 28 November 1997, Warsaw
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is dedicated to achieving, "a wide range of security-related issues including arms control, preventive diplomacy, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, election monitoring and economic and environmental security." The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada sent several Macedonian delegates to the ...
Appeal for Abolition of Article 19
Subject: Appeal to Greek Government for the abolition of Article 19 of the Citizenship code and other discriminations Greek Helsinki Monitor www.greekhelsinki.gr The human rights organizations signing this text, on the occasion of today's International Day of Human Rights, appeal to the Greek government to: Abolish Article 19 ...
OSCE 1997 - Human Dimension Issues
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is dedicated to achieving, "a wide range of security-related issues including arms control, preventive diplomacy, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, election monitoring and economic and environmental security." The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada sent several Macedonian delegates to the ...
Rainbow Party Trial Did Not Take Place
The trial of four leading activists of `Vinozhito' (an organisation of Macedonians in Greece), scheduled at Lerin for yesterday, has been postponed i.e. re-scheduled for 15th September 1998. The four activists were held liable for using their native language.
Rainbow Party Trial Press Release
Topic: Responses to the appeal for urgent action on the forthcoming outrageous trial of a Macedonian minority party in Greece for public use of their mother tongue Following the appeal launched by our organizations on 1/10/1997, a considerable number of human rights and other organizations publicly condemned the trial of the Rainbow Macedonian activists to be held on 14/10/1997.