Macedonian Human Rights Movement International

2005 NEWS ARCHIVES

Bulgarian Authorities Hinder Upcoming Macedonian Commemoration
The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada (MHRMC) is appalled to learn that Bulgarian authorities have revoked a permit for OMO PIRIN, political party of the Macedonian minority in Bulgaria, which had granted them the right to hold a Macedonian commemoration at the Rozhen Monastery on April 24, 2005.
Greek State Television Airs Previously Banned Program That Exposes Persecution Against Macedonian Minority
Greek Member State Committee of EBLUL Parisis Athanasios MAZARAKI 7a 59200 NAOUSA/NEGUSH - GREECE Telefon: ++306972844412 E-mail: parisis@nao.forthnet.gr Naoussa/Negush The Greek Member State Committee of the European Bureau for Lesser Used Languages expresses its contentment for the presentation (Sunday, 27.3.2005) of the documentary "Taxidevontas stin Ellada” ...
IPI 2004 World Press Freedom Review: Greece
By South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) http://www.freemedia.at/wpfr/Europe/greece.htm During 2004 there were local reports that some journalists are receiving payments from public sector sources and, at the same time, working as journalists reporting on the same public sector sources. On 9 March, following the victory of the ...
Greek State Television Bans Program That Exposes Persecution Against Macedonian Minority
Greek Member State Committee of EBLUL Parisis Athanasios MAZARAKI 7a 59200 NAOUSA/NEGUSH - GREECE Telefon: ++306972844412 E-mail: parisis@nao.forthnet.gr The Greek Member State Committee of European Bureau for Less Used Languages is deeply concerned about an incident that took place at the Greek State Television (ERT) and constitutes a ...
UN Human Rights Committee Reviews Greece with Greek Helsinki Monitor and Minority Rights Group - Greece Contribution
Greek Helsinki Monitor & Minority Rights Group - Greece http://www.greekhelsinki.gr/ Press Release - 19 March 2005 Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM) and Minority Rights Group-Greece (MRG-G) release the "Parallel Summary Report on Greece's Compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)” submitted in February 2005 to the United Nations' Human Rights Committee (HRC).
MHRMC Condemns Defamation of Ethnic Macedonians on Bulgarian National Television
The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada (MHRMC) condemns the recent defamation and ridicule of the ethnic Macedonian minority in Bulgaria by two of the national television stations: Bulgarian TV (BTV - www.btv.bg) and Bulgarian National Television (BNT - www.bnt.bg). On March 6th 2005, on the ...
MHRMC Condemns Violence Against Macedonians in Albania
The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada (MHRMC) is outraged in its findings that ethnic Macedonians are frequently subject to shootings and other forms of violent attacks within the Mala Prespa/Golo Brdo region of Albania. The MHRMC has learned that on December 1, 2004, two ethnic Macedonian citizens of Albania, ...
Vinozhito Press Release On Recent Statements by Greek President Kostis Stephanopoulos
Rainbow/Vinozhito - Press Release http://www.florina.org/html/2005/2005_stephanopoulos_belgium.html Greek President, Kostis Stephanopoulos, gave the following statement in his recent official meeting with the members of the Greek Community in Genk, Belgium: In regards to the relations with the neighboring states and in regards to the Republic of Macedonia, which he ...
MHRMC Condemns Statements by Greek President Kostis Stephanopoulos During Visit to Belgium
Press Release The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada (MHRMC) condemns the statements made by the President of Greece, Kostis Stephanopoulos, regarding the Republic of Macedonia during his recent visit to Belgium. (see full story below) The President was quoted as saying that "FYROM (Macedonia) threatens Greece culturally and nationally ...
MHRMC Condemns Remarks by Secretary General of the Council of Europe About Recognition of the Republic of Macedonia
Background: Terry Davis, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, recently made some controversial comments during an interview by Utrinski Vesnik, a newspaper in the Republic of Macedonia. For the full text please see: http://www.mhrmi.org/news/2005/january31_e.asp. See the MHRMC's response below.