Press Release by the Greek Helsinki Monitor http://www.greekhelsinki.gr/ Among the countries with long democratic tradition, Greece is regrettably the one with the least respect for the freedom of the press, as shown by a 2000 report of the international organization Freedom House. On a scale 0 [total freedom] ...
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.
Introduction Greece formally recognizes only one "religious" minority, the "Muslims" of Thrace whose fundamental rights are formally guaranteed by the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne. (Ethno)national minorities of Turks and Macedonians are denied recognition. Minorities that are not officially recognized have often suffered restrictions to their freedom of expression and association.
The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada in cooperation with the Rainbow Party, Father Nikodim Tsarknias and OMO Ilinden recently attended the OSCE Conference in Warsaw, Poland. Following are statements made by the MHRMC regarding human rights abuses against ethnic Macedonians by Greece and Bulgaria.
Written Presentation of the speech of Mr. Voskopoulos Pavlos member of the Organization RAINBOW - (VINOZITO) Organization of the National Macedonian minority of Greece on 03.11.1998 Mr. Moderator, Ladies and Gentleman, I am not happy today because I will accuse my country, but I believe as citizen of Greece and as European citizen that this will be helpful for the further democratization of my country.
COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities Fiftieth session Working Group on Minorities - Fourth session 25-29 May, 1998 Date: 26 May, 1998 Re: Oral Intervention of the Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada From: The Macedonian Human Rights Movement in Greece and the Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada Thank you Mr.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is dedicated to achieving, "a wide range of security-related issues including arms control, preventive diplomacy, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, election monitoring and economic and environmental security." The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada sent several Macedonian delegates to the ...