Macedonian Human Rights Movement International

Reports

OSCE 2001: Southern Balkans - A 'Macedoine' of Minority Problems, Report by GHM and MRG-G
Greek Helsinki Monitor and Minority Rights Group-Greece Report GHM and MRG-G have been actively involved in minority rights research and advocacy in the Balkans through their joint Center of Documentation and Information on Minorities in Europe - Southeast Europe (CEDIME-SE). CEDIME-SE is a founding member of the Consortium of Minority Resources (COMIR), which has a European scope.
OSCE Implementation Meeting - National Minorities, International Helsinki Federation Statement
IHF Report In Greece, an unprecedented debate on the possible modernization of the country's minority policies was initiated in 1999. However, after a wave of negative reactions among politicians and in the media the debate subsided. As a result, policies of the non-recognition of ethnic minorities still prevail.
UN Conference Report: Unrecognized Minorities in Albania, Bulgaria and Greece
The following is an excerpt from the Greek Helsinki Monitor and Minority Rights Group-Greece's Statement at the UN WGM Conference (Partly or Fully Unrecognized) National Minorities (Statement to the UN Working Group on Minorities, 7th session, Geneva, 14-18 May 2001) The existence of a minority is "a matter of fact, not a matter of law" said the International Court of Justice in the interwar period.
OSCE 2000 - Freedom of Movement - Presentation by the Home of Macedonian Culture
Written presentation by the representative of the Home of the Macedonian Culture Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentleman, Does freedom of movement mean that you have the right to visit your relatives or your friends around the world? Does freedom of movement mean freedom to visit the village or the city ...
OSCE Implementation Meeting - NGO's Condemn Greek Government's Defamatory Attempt to Demonize Macedonian Minority Activists
Press Release by: Greek Helsinki Monitor Home of Macedonian Culture Rainbow - Organization of the Macedonian Minority in Greece Minority Rights Group-Greece The Greece-based NGOs present in today's Session 11 of the OSCE Implementation Meeting in Warsaw, "Greek Helsinki Monitor," "Home of Macedonian Culture," "Rainbow - Organization of the Macedonian ...
OSCE 2000 - Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons - Presentation by the Rainbow Party
Presentation by the Rainbow Party www.florina.org Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentleman, Should a person claim that there are citizens in Europe at the beginning of the 21st century who do not possess the right to visit the graves of their parents or have the right to live and die in their place of birth, this would sound bizarre.
OSCE 2000 - National Minorities - Written presentation by the Rainbow Party
Written presentation by the Rainbow Party www.florina.org Mr. Moderator, Ladies and Gentleman, When, back in 1998, I was given the opportunity to address this assembly I expressed regret that I had to complain before this forum about the human rights practices of my country. Today I have to ...
OSCE Implementation Meeting - Statement on Greece, Strengthening Dialogue Between Governments and NGOs: the Negative Greek Experience
Press Release by the Greek Helsinki Monitor and Minority Rights Group-Greece http://www.greekhelsinki.gr/ In last year's meeting, we had welcomed what had appeared to be the beginning of a dialogue between the Greek government and NGOs concerned with human rights and minorities in Greece. However, following (and perhaps as a consequence of) a backlash against G.
OSCE Implementation Meeting - Statement on Bulgaria and Greece, Freedom of Association of Macedonian Minorities
Press Release by the Greek Helsinki Monitor and Minority Rights Group-Greece http://www.greekhelsinki.gr/ Greek Helsinki Monitor and Minority Rights Group - Greece have for years worked on human rights and in particular on minority rights in Southeast Europe. The concerns below reflect their related work, but also the views ...
OSCE Implementation Meeting - Statement on Greece, Freedom of Expression
Press Release by the Greek Helsinki Monitor http://www.greekhelsinki.gr/ Among the countries with long democratic tradition, Greece is regrettably the one with the least respect for the freedom of the press, as shown by a 2000 report of the international organization Freedom House. On a scale 0 [total freedom] ...