The Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) and Australian Macedonian Human Rights Committee (AMHRC) strongly condemn the racist slur by the Head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Macedonia, Mr Aivo Orav. In comments made last week to the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs, Mr Orav ...
Toronto, Solun and Melbourne - MHRMI and AMHRC are pleased to announce that we have increased funding for Macedonian language classes in Solun, Aegean Macedonia. More classes will also be opened in various cities and villages throughout Aegean Macedonia. The classes are being run by Vinozhito, which is the only organization that is holding Macedonian language classes in Greece.
Toronto (Canada) On October 1, 2012, MHRMI President Bill Nicholov, MHRMI member Chris Balkos (Balkovski), and Vinozhito member Dimitri Ioannou (Jovanov) met with senior members of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. Among the topics discussed were human rights abuses against Macedonians in Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, and throughout the ...
Macedonian Human Rights Movement International is pleased to announce MHRMI Human Rights Night on September 29, 2012. We will be honouring the Editor of Nova Zora and member of Vinozhito, Dimitri Jovanov. Vinozhito has been leading the human rights movement for Macedonians in Aegean Macedonia for over two decades.
Blagoevgrad/Gorna Dzumaja, Melbourne and Toronto - A statement denying the existence of minorities in Bulgaria was made last week to the Macedonian media by an MP of the European Parliament, Andrej Kovachev - a member of the ruling party in Bulgaria (GERB). Similar views have also been recently expressed by Bulgaria's Foreign Minister, Mladenov.
The Australian Macedonian Human Rights Committee (AMHRC), Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) and the European Free Alliance - Rainbow/Vinozhito, a political party of the Macedonian minority of Greece, questions the wisdom of a Special Representative for Human Rights to focus on non-EU states and is deeply concerned about the appointment of Stavros Lambrinidis to this post.
Would the United States ever entertain the idea of changing its name? Why then, is it asking Macedonia to do so? Apparently, for the "privilege" of joining NATO. Of course, at the NATO summit in May, Macedonia wasn't even on the agenda. It should have been painfully obvious that Macedonia wouldn't be invited to join NATO until it solves the so-called "name dispute" with Greece.