The Editor The Economist Dear Sir, Inconsistency and inaccuracy are the two main arguments countering your defense of the use of the words "Slavs” or "Slav Macedonians” when referring to (ethnic) Macedonians, once you acknowledge the major problem, which is paying lip service to the denial of a distinct Macedonian ...
AIM Athens by Panayote Dimitras Greece "distinguished" itself as the only one of the sixteen countries participating or facilitating the Stability Pact for Southeast Europe (SP) that snubbed the meeting in Strasbourg, on 22 May 2001, where SP minority-related projects of the Council of Europe (including an anti-discrimination review) were furthered or launched.
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.
GHM PRESS RELEASE TOPIC: WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY (3 MAY). GREECE SCORES LAST ON FREEDOM OF THE PRESS. Greek Helsinki Monitor, on the occasion of tomorrow's World Press Freedom Day, points out that, among the countries with a long democratic tradition, Greece is regrettably the one with the least respect for the freedom of the press, as shown by the recent report of the international organization Freedom House.