The following are excerpts from the International Helsinki Federation's 1999 Report on Greece. For the full text please click here IHF FOCUS: Freedom of expression and media; protection of ethnic minorities; citizenship; religious tolerance; protection of asylum seekers and immigrants. Government efforts to improve Greece's traditionally poor human rights record ...
The following are excerpts from the IHF's report regarding Greece and its treatment of minorities. For the full text, please visit the IHF's homepage. National Minorities Greece is the only Southeast European country that does not recognize the presence of any national minorities in its territory.
In the last few weeks, a number of requests have reached me to give my opinion on the ongoing discussion in Greece regarding the question of national minorities. In that light I should like to make the following comments. On 28 June 1990, the then Government of Greece, led by Mr.
This news item is courtesy of the Rainbow Party On the 13th of June, 1999, the RAINBOW Party (representing the Macedonian minority in Greece) participated in the European Elections. Elections for the European Parliament are held in all the member countries of the European Union. The number of representatives a country is allotted depends upon its population.
The following is an excerpt from Amnesty International's 1999 Report (section on Greece). For the full text please click here "Vasilis Romas, Costas Tasopoulos, Petros Vasiliadis and Pavlos Voskopoulos, all members of the ethnic Macedonian minority Ourania Toxo (Rainbow) party, were acquitted in September (see Amnesty International Reports 1997 and 1998).
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.
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.
This news item is courtesy of the Rainbow Party On Saturday, February 13, 1999, the Board of Directors of the Home of Macedonian Culture convened a meeting and held elections. The following appointments were made: Ilias Dafopoulos - President Petros Dimtsis - Vice-President Georgia Petropolou - Secretary Panagiotis Anastasiadis - ...
This news item is courtesy of the Rainbow Party AN OFFICIAL REQUEST REGARDING THE USE OF THE MACEDONIAN LANGUAGE HAS BEEN RAISED BEFORE THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION February, 8 1999 RAINBOW was recently in contact with European Union Parliamentarians as well as with representatives of other European institutions.
RAINBOW -- OURANIO TOXO STEFANOU DRAGOUMI 11 PO BOX 51 53100 FLORINA GREECE tel-fax: 0385 46548, 45O44 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.florina.org Florina - Lerin 29/01/1999 In regard to the recent statements made to the media by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Ljupcho Georgievski, the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr.