EBLUL and Eurolang Drop References to "Slavo-Macedonian Language" in Favor of "Macedonian Language" Following Criticism by Macedonian Diaspora and Minority Rights NGO's
GREEK HELSINKI MONITOR (GHM) MINORITY RIGHTS GROUP - GREECE (MRG-G) Address: P.O. Box 60820, 15304 Glyka Nera Telephone: (+3) 010.347.22.59. Fax: (+3) 010.601.87.60.
MHRMC 2001 Annual Report - The Macedonian Minority in Bulgaria
Focus: Freedom of expression and the media; freedom of association and peaceful assembly Introduction: The Bulgarian government has and continues to place unlawful restrictions on a number of fundamental rights of the Macedonian minority in Bulgaria. Whether it be through outright discrimination, the uneven application of laws which on their ...
Clarification of News Story re: Platform of Macedonian Minorities and Diaspora
Joint Press Release by the MHRMC and Vinozhito The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada ("MHRMC") and Vinozhito (Rainbow) - Greece, would like to clarify the news report that was released on August 29, 2001 regarding the "Platform of Macedonian Minorities and Diaspora". While the MHRMC and Vinozhito did attend ...
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 ...
MHRMC Response to National Geographic Article on the Balkans
To the Editor: "The Balkans” map supplement was intended to provide a comprehensive analysis of an area in which ethnic tensions have frequently erupted into conflict. However, it only perpetuated the myths that have often been the source of these conflicts. For example, National Geographic seems to adhere to the Greek position that this country is ethnically homogenous.
Response to GHM/IFEX Appeal: Greek journalists beaten by mayor who walks free despite charges
The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada condemns the recent attack against two journalists, ombudsman representatives and Jehovah's Witnesses in Cassandra, Halkidiki (northern Greece). A mob, led by mayor Costas Papayannis, tried to prevent local Jehovah's Witnesses from starting construction of their house of worship, work authorized by the authorities.
United Nations Conference - National Minorities
From May 25 - 31, 1999 the Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada (MHRMC) attended a conference sponsored by the United Nations Commission On Human Rights, Sub Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, Fifth Working Group Session. The conference was held in Geneva, Switzerland, the European headquarters of the United Nations.
OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting - Freedom of Religion
om: The Macedonian Human Rights Movement in Greece and The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada I. Religious Dialogue and Conflict Prevention; II. Religious Pluralism and Limitations on Freedom of Religion; llI.
Vinozhito and Other Macedonian NGOs' Reactions to Pangalos Statements
Greek Helsinki Monitor Press Release - Jan. 20, 1999 Following the statements by the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Theodoros Pangalos, during his visit to the Republic of Macedonia, that "there is no Macedonian minority in Greece", that "Vinozhito" won only 1700 votes", that "it is a collection of Slavomacedonians, ...