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Succesful International Panel Discussion on minorities in Greece Held in the European Parliament
Succesful International Panel Discussion on minorities in Greece Held in the European Parliament
Macedonian and Turkish minorities unrecognised and ignored in Greece Florina/Lerin - April 21, 2008 - On Thursday 17 April 2008 an international panel discussion was held in the European Parliament on the Ignored Minorities of Greece: Western Thrace Turks and Macedonians. The conference was very well attended and received much publicity in the press in the days leading up to the event.
EFA Strongly Condemns Greece's Continual Destabilising And Unfriendly Behaviour
EFA Strongly Condemns Greece's Continual Destabilising And Unfriendly Behaviour
Source: http://www.e-f-a.org/news.php?id=406 Greece's decision to veto an initiation to the Republic of Macedonia to join NATO is an irresponsible act motivated by its refusal to recognise the existence of a distinct Macedonian ethnic identity in the Republic of Macedonia as well as in Greece. The ...
Greece Should Accept Existence of Republic of Macedonia
Greece Should Accept Existence of Republic of Macedonia
Source: MIA news agency Greece should accept the existence of Republic of Macedonia and stop with the policy that leads nowhere, says Greek Helsinki Committee chairman Panayote Dimitras in Macedonian TV programme "Voice of the People." "Greece must understand and realize that the Republic of Macedonia exists, the ...
International Panel Discussion in the European Parliament on the Turkish and Macedonian minorities in Greece
International Panel Discussion in the European Parliament on the Turkish and Macedonian minorities in Greece
On Thursday 17 April 2008, the European Free Alliance - European Political Party in cooperation with the Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe (ABTTF), European Free Alliance - Rainbow (Macedonian minority of Greece) and the Federal Union of the European Nationalities (FUEN) will be organising an international panel ...
What's In a Name? (Interview with Antonio Milososki)
What's In a Name? (Interview with Antonio Milososki)
Source: Newsweek There could be fireworks at next week's NATO summit in Bucharest—but not of the celebratory kind. On the agenda are discussions of whether Macedonia has met the criteria for membership. Macedonia's hope for inclusion could be dashed by Greece because of a dispute over Macedonia's name, which it shares with a northern Greek province.
Several Promiment Former European Diplomats Make Statements About the Greek Conflict with Macedonia
Several Promiment Former European Diplomats Make Statements About the Greek Conflict with Macedonia
Поранешниот посредник во спорот за името, Робин О'Нил: Македонија има право да се вика како што сака "Македонија направи многу великодушни компромиси. Владата на Грција не направи никаков компромис", изјави во интервјуто за Би-Би-Си Робин О'Нил, поранешен посредник во спорот за името. ...
EFA - Rainbow's letter to Mr. Matthew Nimetz
EFA - Rainbow's letter to Mr. Matthew Nimetz
Matthew Nimetz Special Representative of the Secretary General of the UN United Nations, New York Dear Mr Nimetz, Re: Proposal of 19 February 2008 We write in relation to your latest proposal regarding the so-called "name” dispute between our country, Greece and the neighbouring Republic of Macedonia.
Council of Europe commissioner urges Bulgaria to register ethnic Macedonian part
Council of Europe commissioner urges Bulgaria to register ethnic Macedonian part
Listen the interview with Thomas Hammarberg Bulgaria should respect the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights and register OMO [United Macedonian Organization] "Ilinden" - PIRIN [Party of Economic Development and Integration of the Population] (the political party of Macedonians living in Bulgaria), Council of Europe Commissioner for ...
MHRMI 2008 Annual Report - The Macedonian Minority in Greece
Introduction Greece vigorously denies the existence of any ethnic minorities on its territory and attempts to suppress any voices that advocate human rights. Simply raising the issue of the Macedonian minority in Greece causes Greek citizens and politicians alike to react in outrage. The majority of Greek society supports its government's non-recognition and discrimination of its large Macedonian minority.
Greek minority activist target of hate campaign following conviction of Holocaust denial author
Greek minority activist target of hate campaign following conviction of Holocaust denial author
A prominent anti-racism activist who gave evidence in the trial of a Greek author who denies the Holocaust, has found himself the target of a hate campaign, waged across the internet. Panayote Dimitras, of the human rights organisation Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM), testified at the December 2007 trial as a prosecution witness in the trial of author, Kostas Plevris.