EFA Condemns attacks against the Macedonian language in EU institutions
EFA Condemns attacks against the Macedonian language in EU institutions
EFA sends letters of protest to the European Commission, European Parliament and an open-letter to all MEPs from Greece The European Free Alliance - European Political Party (EFA) is deeply concerned by the latest campaign of Greek MEPs within EU institutions to replace and in some instances eradicate the ...
A Name To Reckon With
A Name To Reckon With
Source: Washington Times The recent Greek veto of the Republic of Macedonia's NATO membership during the NATO Bucharest Summit earlier this month was unfounded and contrary to the principles of NATO and its member states. Macedonia fulfilled all of the membership criteria set forth by NATO and all other NATO members supported its admission into the alliance.
Mancevski Gives Greece A History Lesson
Mancevski Gives Greece A History Lesson
Source: http://www.macedoniaonline.eu/ Prominent Macedonian movie director Milco Mancevski in an interview with Athenian newspaper 'Eleftherotypia' calls on Athenians to consider the damage that may be caused by the nationalist hysteria against Macedonia, to learn about history from unbiased sources and realize that they are not entitled to interfere in the decision of Macedonians on their name.
Greek Authorities Continue To Abuse Ethnic Macedonians
Greek Authorities Continue To Abuse Ethnic Macedonians
Source: http://www.macedoniaonline.eu/ Anti Macedonian campaign within Greek territory continues in full swing, against anyone or anything that calls himself Macedonian. A week ago, Tsarknias and his family were attacked at his home, twice. The latest gaffe came from the Greek authorities by forcibly putting a Greek flag on the Macedonian church where father Tsarknias held his services.
EFA Strongly Condemns Greece's Continual Destabilising And Unfriendly Behaviour
EFA Strongly Condemns Greece's Continual Destabilising And Unfriendly Behaviour
Source: http://www.e-f-a.org/news.php?id=406 Greece's decision to veto an initiation to the Republic of Macedonia to join NATO is an irresponsible act motivated by its refusal to recognise the existence of a distinct Macedonian ethnic identity in the Republic of Macedonia as well as in Greece. The ...
Greece Should Accept Existence of Republic of Macedonia
Greece Should Accept Existence of Republic of Macedonia
Source: MIA news agency Greece should accept the existence of Republic of Macedonia and stop with the policy that leads nowhere, says Greek Helsinki Committee chairman Panayote Dimitras in Macedonian TV programme "Voice of the People." "Greece must understand and realize that the Republic of Macedonia exists, the ...
What's In a Name? (Interview with Antonio Milososki)
What's In a Name? (Interview with Antonio Milososki)
Source: Newsweek There could be fireworks at next week's NATO summit in Bucharest—but not of the celebratory kind. On the agenda are discussions of whether Macedonia has met the criteria for membership. Macedonia's hope for inclusion could be dashed by Greece because of a dispute over Macedonia's name, which it shares with a northern Greek province.
Several Promiment Former European Diplomats Make Statements About the Greek Conflict with Macedonia
Several Promiment Former European Diplomats Make Statements About the Greek Conflict with Macedonia
Поранешниот посредник во спорот за името, Робин О'Нил: Македонија има право да се вика како што сака "Македонија направи многу великодушни компромиси. Владата на Грција не направи никаков компромис", изјави во интервјуто за Би-Би-Си Робин О'Нил, поранешен посредник во спорот за името. ...
Macedonia Needs Full International Recognition for Its Name
Macedonia Needs Full International Recognition for Its Name
London, March 13 - The region's urgent need for EU-oriented progress was underlined by worrying developments in Macedonia, where the government faces collapse. While the immediate cause is an internal ethnic row, the country is under severe external pressure from neighbouring Greece. Athens refuses to recognise Macedonia under its ...
MHRMI 2008 Annual Report - The Macedonian Minority in Greece
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.