Macedonian Human Rights Movement International

2010 NEWS ARCHIVES

Our Name is Macedonia Campaign Gains Momentum
Our Name is Macedonia Campaign Gains Momentum
Toronto, Canada and Melbourne, Australia (December 23, 2010) - Macedonians are showing overwhelming support for the Our Name is Macedonia campaign, which demands that Macedonia end all negotiations with Greece over its name. Billboards went up today in Tetovo and Bitola, and will appear in every major city throughout Macedonia.
Macedonians in Albania Demand End to Discrimination
Macedonians in Albania Demand End to Discrimination
Melbourne, Australia and Toronto, Canada (December 10, 2010) - The Australian Macedonian Human Rights Committee (AMHRC) and Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) condemn the Albanian government's continued threats against Macedonians in the Golo Brdo area for conducting Macedonian language classes.
American and European Union Foreign Policy Fails Macedonia
American and European Union Foreign Policy Fails Macedonia
Toronto, Canada and Melbourne, Australia (October 11, 2010) - "I think that the stance on the name issue is well known. NATO was clear at the summit in Bucharest and at last year's summit in Strasbourg and Kehl. The stances and the expectations are that Macedonia will receive an invitation for NATO membership as soon as name issue is solved.
Eagleburger: Greece has no historic right to dispute over Macedonia's name
Eagleburger: Greece has no historic right to dispute over Macedonia's name

The name dispute is unnecessary and unfounded, since Macedonia was called the same in the time of former Yugoslavia and this did not cause any problems then, says former U.S. Secretary of State, Lawrence Eagleburger. "The country that is now named Macedonia was called the same during its existence as a republic within the former Yugoslavia.

United Macedonians Organization of Canada Supports Call to End Name Negotiations
United Macedonians Organization of Canada Supports Call to End Name Negotiations
Toronto, Canada, August 30, 2010 - The United Macedonians Organization of Canada (UM) proudly supports the Our Name is Macedonia ad campaign (Our Name is Macedonia), initiated by Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) and the Australian Macedonian Human Rights Committee (AMHRC). The campaign demands that the Republic of Macedonia end all negotiations with Greece over its name.
Macedonians Demand End to Name Negotiations
Macedonians Demand End to Name Negotiations
Toronto, Canada and Melbourne, Australia (August 19, 2010) - Macedonians in the Republic of Macedonia, and throughout the world, are showing overwhelming support for the "Our Name is Macedonia" ad campaign, which demands that Macedonia end all negotiations with Greece over its name. Ads are appearing in print and ...
MHRMI and AMHRC Launch Ad Campaign Demanding End to Name Negotiations
MHRMI and AMHRC Launch Ad Campaign Demanding End to Name Negotiations
Toronto, Canada and Melbourne, Australia (July 7, 2010) - Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) and the Australian Macedonian Human Rights Committee (AMHRC) have launched an ad campaign in the Republic of Macedonia demanding an end to all negotiations with Greece over its name. Ads will appear in every major newspaper and billboard ads will begin in the centre of Skopje.
MHRMI/AMHRC Condemn Bulgarian Foreign Minister's statement that no Macedonian minority exists in Bulgaria
MHRMI/AMHRC Condemn Bulgarian Foreign Minister's statement that no Macedonian minority exists in Bulgaria
Toronto, Canada and Melbourne, Australia (May 10, 2010) - The Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) and Australian-Macedonian Human Rights Committee (AMHRC) condemn the statement by the Bulgarian Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov that a Macedonian minority does not exist in Bulgaria.
MHRMI/AMHRC Welcomes the Launch of the 'Nova Zora' Newspaper in Greece
MHRMI/AMHRC Welcomes the Launch of the 'Nova Zora' Newspaper in Greece
Toronto, Canada and Melbourne, Australia (May 7, 2010) - The Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) and Australian-Macedonian Human Rights Committee (AMHRC) welcome the launching of Nova Zora (New Dawn), a bilingual newspaper in Macedonian and Greek dedicated to issues concerning the Macedonian minority in Aegean Macedonia, Greece.
MHRMI and AMHRC Statement in Response to Misinformation Regarding the So-Called "Decision" to Return Greek Citizenship to Macedonians from Greece
MHRMI and AMHRC Statement in Response to Misinformation Regarding the So-Called "Decision" to Return Greek Citizenship to Macedonians from Greece
Toronto, Canada and Melbourne, Australia (April 30, 2010) - The Australian Macedonian Human Rights Committee (AMHRC) and Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) are issuing this statement in order to answer some questions that have arisen as a result of what appears to be a misinformation campaign orchestrated by Greek sources.