Macedonian Human Rights Movement International

2002 NEWS ARCHIVES

Macedonian Theatre Group Harassed by Bulgarian Border Police
The Macedonian theatre group "Skrb i uteha" visited Bulgaria from April 6 till April 10, 2002 on invitation of the "Chitalishte Nikola Vapcarov" from the locality of Mosomishte. During the visit the group performed 5 shows of Tihomir Ilevski's play "Olesni, razresi, prosti" in the localities of Mikrevo, Kremen, Sandanski, Mosomishte and Leski.
EBLUL and Eurolang Drop References to "Slavo-Macedonian Language" in Favor of "Macedonian Language" Following Criticism by Macedonian Diaspora and Minority Rights NGO's
GREEK HELSINKI MONITOR (GHM) MINORITY RIGHTS GROUP - GREECE (MRG-G) Address: P.O. Box 60820, 15304 Glyka Nera Telephone: (+3) 010.347.22.59. Fax: (+3) 010.601.87.60.
International Press Institute - 2001 World Press Freedom Review
The following are IPI's reports on Greece, Bulgaria and Albania. For their complete report please visit: http://www.freemedia.at/wpfr/world.html Report on Greece http://www.freemedia.at/wpfr/greece.htm Greece continues to be one of the few countries within the European Union (EU) that has consistently brought criminal defamation suits against journalists.
Important Decision on Language Rights and Non-Discrimination
From: MINELRES moderator Original sender: Fernand de Varennes Dear Colleagues, It seems most people interested in the rights of minorities are not aware of a UN Human Rights Committee decision of 6 December 2000 (Diergaardt v Namibia http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/undocs/session69/view760.htm) which is a step forward in the recognition of ...
New EBLUL Member State Committee Established in Greece
Please note that since this press release was issued, EBLUL has dropped the use of the "Slav-Macedonian" term and now refers to the Macedonian language and minority by its proper name, Macedonian. See the related press release here: http://www.mhrmi.org/news/2002/march13_e.asp Press Release Brussels - Last Saturday, the European ...
MHRMC 2001 Annual Report - The Macedonian Minority in Bulgaria
Focus: Freedom of expression and the media; freedom of association and peaceful assembly Introduction: The Bulgarian government has and continues to place unlawful restrictions on a number of fundamental rights of the Macedonian minority in Bulgaria. Whether it be through outright discrimination, the uneven application of laws which on their ...