European Free Alliance - Rainbow party Political party of the ethnic Macedonians in Greece Member of the European Free Alliance - European Political Party (E.F.A-E.P.P) Member of the Federal Union of European Nationalities (F.U.E.N.) Stefanou Dragoumi 11, T.K. 53100, PO ...
Macedonian Human Rights Movement International - Press Release Toronto, Canada - Greece continues to blacklist Macedonians who are active in human rights organizations abroad or who are political refugees. The latest reported incident occurred on February 2, 2008, when Slavko Mangovski, a dual citizen of the United States and ...
Macedonian Human Rights Movement International - Press Release Toronto, Canada - The Liberals have accused PM Stephen Harper of insulting Greeks and demanded a public apology yet they ignore blatant racism within their own party. In an interview for the Globe and Mail on September 21, 2007, Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis, referred to Macedonians as "Skopjans”.
Macedonian Human Rights Movement International - Press Release Toronto, Canada - Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) has issued its 2008 Annual Report - The Macedonian Minority in Greece, outlining Greece's systematic policy of forced assimilation and persecution of its Macedonian minority.
Introduction Greece vigorously denies the existence of any ethnic minorities on its territory and attempts to suppress any voices that advocate human rights. Simply raising the issue of the Macedonian minority in Greece causes Greek citizens and politicians alike to react in outrage. The majority of Greek society supports its government's non-recognition and discrimination of its large Macedonian minority.
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), has been informed by the Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM) about new acts of harassment against the GHM and activists who filed criminal actions against Greece's neo-Nazis.
A prominent anti-racism activist who gave evidence in the trial of a Greek author who denies the Holocaust, has found himself the target of a hate campaign, waged across the internet. Panayote Dimitras, of the human rights organisation Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM), testified at the December 2007 trial as a prosecution witness in the trial of author, Kostas Plevris.
Extensive attacks against and prosecution of Greek Helsinki Monitor(GHM) and Jewish activists who filed criminal actions against Greece's neo-Nazis. On 4 December 2007, GHM's Spokesperson Panayote Dimitras testified at a trial against the extreme-right newspaper "Eleftheros Kosmos” that published articles in conjunction of the anti-Semitic book by Kostas Plevris , "The Jews - The whole truth” (May 2006).
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. Greece and Cyprus are, over Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo, pursuing policies motivated by nationalist concerns that are out of keeping with democratic values and counter to EU interests. 2.
Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM) cites below some basic points in the sworn testimony of Professor Maria Tzani of the Capodistrian University of Athens (Pedagogical Department of Primary Education) given on 13 December 2007 before the Three-Member Appeals Court as defense witness in the trial of Kostas Plevris.