Macedonian Human Rights Movement International

2007 NEWS ARCHIVES

Bulgaria Ignores European Court of Human Rights Ruling - Press Release
Macedonian Human Rights Movement International - Press Release Toronto, Canada - Once again, Bulgaria has proven its complete disregard for human rights and European law. In its latest state-sponsored act of racism towards its large Macedonian minority, the Sofia City Court has rejected, again, the registration of Macedonian minority party ...
Bulgarian court rejects registration of ethnic Macedonians' party
Skopje - September 4, 2007 Sofia City Court once again rejected to register the political party of Macedonians living in Bulgaria - OMO [United Macedonian Organization] PIRIN [Party of Economic Development and Integration of the Population]. The Court's decision was aimed to prevent a participation of OMO Ilinden Pirin in the local elections next month, party leader Stoyko Stoykov said.
Letter to the European Court of Human Rights from the Co-President of OMO "Ilinden” - PIRIN
Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights Council of Europe 65000 Strasbourg THE DECISION OF THE SOFIA CITY COURT In rejecting our latest application for registration, the Sofia City Court found that: 1. The 76 individuals which signed "Foundation Declarations” on 1 July 2007 ...
Greece: New radio licensing law restricts minority media, says OSCE media freedom watchdog
Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM) highlights the following OSCE warning that Greece's new media law seriously restricts minority and community access to radio broadcasting. It is noteworthy that OSCE's warning has been hardly covered by Greek media. New radio licensing law in Greece restricts minority media, says OSCE media freedom watchdog ...
Discrimination in Greek law which affects ethnic Macedonians
Doc. 11356 Written question No 530 to the Committee of Ministers presented by: Mr Lambert The Civil War in Greece witnessed the plight of thousands of political refugees, both ethnic Macedonian and others, including Greeks. At least 28,000 child refugees, mostly ethnic Macedonians, were also evacuated from areas of heavy ...
SEEMO Protest GREECE to H.E. Karolos Papoulias, President of Greece
Your Excellency, Based on information provided to the International Press Institute (IPI) and its affiliate, the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), the proposed media law titled, "Concentration and Licensing of Media Enterprises and other Provisions" was passed by the Greek parliament on 5 July.
SEEMO Protest GREECE to H.E. Anna Benaki-Psarouda, President of the Hellenic Parliament
Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), a global press freedom organisation representing editors, publishers and leading journalists in over 110 countries, together with its affiliate organisation the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), is deeply concerned at a proposed draft media law containing provisions damaging to press freedom in Greece.
The Council of Europe General Assembly Debate about the Greek Civil War Macedonian Political Refugees
In the General Assembly of the Council of Europe, a debate about the refugees in the Southeastern Europe took place, recently. The debate took place after the relative report of N.D. (New Democracy) deputy Nikolaos Dendias from Greece.
Decision by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe about the Case of OMO Ilinden of Pirin
Ministers' Deputies Decisions CM/Del/Dec(2007)997 8 June 2007 --------------------------------- 997th (DH) meeting, 5-6 June 2007 Decisions adopted at the meeting --------------------------------- 997th DH meeting 5-6 June 2007 Section 4.2 Decisions The Deputies, 1. took note of the continuing commitment of the Bulgarian authorities to ensure without further delay full implementation ...
Macedonian national minority envoy in US and Canada to seek support, by Georgios N. Papadakis May 2, 2007 Читај ја оваа страница на македонски
Representatives of Macedonian national minority organizations from Greece, Bulgaria and Albania are concluding their first joint visit to the US and Canada, aiming to inform government officials, diplomats and members of the Congress about the violations of human rights against Macedonians in all three countries.