Macedonian Human Rights Movement International
The Hellenic tail must not wag the European dog (by Marko Attila Hoare)
The Hellenic tail must not wag the European dog (by Marko Attila Hoare)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. Greece and Cyprus are, over Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo, pursuing policies motivated by nationalist concerns that are out of keeping with democratic values and counter to EU interests. 2.
UMD Taken Aback by Metropolitan Anthimos' Threatening Statement
UMD Taken Aback by Metropolitan Anthimos' Threatening Statement
The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) condemns the recent statement made by Metropolitan Bishop Anthimos of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Thessaloniki, as reported by the Associated Press on November 5, 2007, calling for the "return" of portions of geographic Macedonia to Greece: "Macedonia is Greek...
UMD Urges the UN to Recognize the Republic of Macedonia by Its Constitutional Name
Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 31, 2007 Earlier today, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) added its name to voices from around the world calling on the United Nations to finally recognize the Republic of Macedonia under its constitutional name. As UMD President Metodija A.
Discriminations against ethnic Macedonians continues
Press Release Florina/Lerin 23/10/2007 Another case of discrimination against Macedonian political refugee (See the Greek border document here). On the 3rd of October 2007 Mr. Done Rakovski (Antonios Rakovitis) resident in the Czech Republic, born in the village Polyplatanos/Klabushchica of Florina/Lerin Prefecture arrived to the border check point of Niki/Negochani, ...
Bulgarian court rejects registration of ethnic Macedonians' party
Skopje - September 4, 2007 Sofia City Court once again rejected to register the political party of Macedonians living in Bulgaria - OMO [United Macedonian Organization] PIRIN [Party of Economic Development and Integration of the Population]. The Court's decision was aimed to prevent a participation of OMO Ilinden Pirin in the local elections next month, party leader Stoyko Stoykov said.
Letter to the European Court of Human Rights from the Co-President of OMO "Ilinden” - PIRIN
Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights Council of Europe 65000 Strasbourg THE DECISION OF THE SOFIA CITY COURT In rejecting our latest application for registration, the Sofia City Court found that: 1. The 76 individuals which signed "Foundation Declarations” on 1 July 2007 ...
Discrimination in Greek law which affects ethnic Macedonians
Doc. 11356 Written question No 530 to the Committee of Ministers presented by: Mr Lambert The Civil War in Greece witnessed the plight of thousands of political refugees, both ethnic Macedonian and others, including Greeks. At least 28,000 child refugees, mostly ethnic Macedonians, were also evacuated from areas of heavy ...
SEEMO Protest GREECE to H.E. Karolos Papoulias, President of Greece
Your Excellency, Based on information provided to the International Press Institute (IPI) and its affiliate, the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), the proposed media law titled, "Concentration and Licensing of Media Enterprises and other Provisions" was passed by the Greek parliament on 5 July.
SEEMO Protest GREECE to H.E. Anna Benaki-Psarouda, President of the Hellenic Parliament
Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), a global press freedom organisation representing editors, publishers and leading journalists in over 110 countries, together with its affiliate organisation the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), is deeply concerned at a proposed draft media law containing provisions damaging to press freedom in Greece.
The Council of Europe General Assembly Debate about the Greek Civil War Macedonian Political Refugees
In the General Assembly of the Council of Europe, a debate about the refugees in the Southeastern Europe took place, recently. The debate took place after the relative report of N.D. (New Democracy) deputy Nikolaos Dendias from Greece.