MHRMI has launched a new Our Name Is Macedonia campaign - demanding an immediate end to the racist, anti-Macedonian name negotiations - with billboards in Skopje, Bitola, Tetovo (see the pics below) and soon in additional cities throughout Macedonia, along with television & radio commercials, newspaper & online ads, press conferences and hundreds of thousands of flyers.
Condemning the actions of one political party does not mean that one endorses the other. Vehemently advocating for Macedonian human and national rights does not mean that one is getting involved in civil and domestic policy. Just as Macedonians abroad should not get involved with local issues in Macedonia, ...
While we express our in-principle support for good neighbourly relations, advancement of relations and the integration of Macedonia into European and Atlantic structures, we cannot at the same time not condemn the contents of this agreement which, despite all the fine phrases, is in fact contrary to the abovementioned values.
UN Special Envoy Matthew Nimetz told Macedonian Human Rights Movement International representatives: "Off the record - If I were Macedonian, I would not negotiate my name”. The first mediator for the name dispute, Robin O'Neil, has come out repeatedly against the name negotiations and has implored Macedonia to stop negotiating.
Macedonian Human Rights Movement International President, Bill Nicholov, met with Canadian Ambassador to Macedonia, Philip Pinnington on May 18, 2017, and reiterated MHRMI's position that the West is undermining Macedonia's sovereignty by supporting a coalition whose public goal is to denationalize Macedonia, and who benefited from blatant US/Albania foreign interference.
As per Macedonia's constitution, Macedonian Human Rights Movement International calls on Macedonia's caretaker government to deny a mandate to the SDSM/DUI coalition, reject their current takeover of Parliament, and immediately announce a date for new elections - one free of outside interference. This is all within the caretaker government's power and guaranteed by the Macedonian constitution.
Published in "The Hill": "Trump must take action in Macedonia to fix damage done by Obama and Clinton" President Trump is doing something very un-Trumpesque. And it's concerning. He's allowing an Obama/Hillary administration policy to remain in place instead of implementing his own.
Macedonian Human Rights Movement International President, Bill Nicholov, continued his ongoing meetings with senior officials from Global Affairs Canada and called for Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland, to immediately retract her contradictory statement on Macedonia, and show support for Macedonia's struggle against foreign interference.
Dangling EU membership for over a decade - with the condition that you change your country's age-old name first to appease an oppressor - then visiting "this country”, refusing to call it by its name, and finally calling on [insert capital city name here to avoid country's name] to ...
Macedonian Human Rights Movement International President, Bill Nicholov, met again with relevant US State Department officials and reiterated MHRMI's call for the United States to condemn the Tirana Platform, instead of condoning and advocating for it. MHRMI called for Ambassador Jess Baily to be immediately removed from his post ...