Macedonian Human Rights Movement International
OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting - The Macedonian Minority in Greece
Table of Contents Introduction Macedonian Political Refugees Home of Macedonian Culture and the Rousalii Association Greece's Official Stance Regarding the Macedonian Minority / US State Department Report on Greece Macedonian language and the European Bureau for Lesser Used Languages (EBLUL) Macedonian Theatre Group Denied Entry into Greece Greek Neo-Fascist Group ...
Invitation for the Third Macedonian World Human Rights Conference
For more information please see the Conference Invitation and Registration Form In order to coordinate the activities of all Macedonian human rights organizations and activists, the Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada and the United Macedonians Organization of Canada, as defenders of the human rights of ethnic Macedonians living in ...
MHRMC Condemns Greece's Blacklisting of Ethnic Macedonians as Yet Another Canadian-Macedonian is Denied Entry into Greece
The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada (MHRMC) condemns Greece's continued blacklisting of ethnic Macedonian human rights activists and political refugees. Yet another Canadian citizen of ethnic Macedonian descent was denied entry into Greece, as the Greek government continues to backtrack on their recent pledge that Macedonian political refugees would ...
MHRMC Condemns Greece's Continued Blacklisting of Ethnic Macedonians
Sources: Deutsche Welle, Dnevnik, Vest The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada (MHRMC) condemns Greece's continued blacklisting of ethnic Macedonian human rights activists and political refugees. Despite Greece's recent pledge that Macedonian political refugees will finally be allowed to enter Greece this summer, after 55 years in exile and in ...
Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Announces Free Return of Macedonian Political Refugees
Macedonian political refugees (known as the Detsa Begaltsi or child refugees), were evacuated from Greece during the Civil War of 1946-49 and have consistently been denied entry into Greece simply because they assert their Macedonian ethnic identity. Former child refugees who assert a Greek identity have been allowed to return to Greece.
ECRI Meeting with Macedonian Organizations in Bulgaria
On May 7, 2003, in Sofia, Bulgaria, activists of the Macedonian organizations in the Pirin part of Macedonia had a meeting with the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) [www.coe.int/ecri]. ECRI is an independent human rights monitoring mechanism, which was established by the first "Summit of Heads of State and Government of the member States of the Council of Europe" (October 1993).
MHRMC Criticism of US State Department Report on Greece
The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada (MHRMC) is appalled by the US State Department's continued misrepresentation of the Macedonian minority in Greece in its "Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2002: Greece”. Despite numerous appeals by the MHRMC and other international NGOs, (see the Greek Helsinki Monitor's press ...
Another Canadian-Macedonian Denied Entry into Greece
The Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada (MHRMC) has learned that Mendo Petrevski, a Canadian citizen of Macedonian descent, was denied entry into Greece on May 30, 2002. This is the third documented incident in 2002 of a Canadian citizen being refused entry into Greece simply because of their ethnic background.
MHRMC Letter to Canadian Government Regarding Racial Profiling of Macedonians at Greek Border
Hon. Bill Graham Minister of Foreign Affairs House of Commons Parliament Buildings Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Dear Minister, Our government's present protests in respect of US treatment of Canadian citizens of certain ethnic backgrounds is admirable. However, we cannot understand why the Canadian government is acting in such a manner ...
Macedonian Minority Organization OMO Ilinden Intimidated by Bulgarian Police at Macedonian Commemoration
On Saturday, July 27, OMO Ilinden, a Macedonian minority organization in Bulgaria, gathered at King Samuel's fortress near the town of Petrich in order to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the Ilinden uprising (Macedonian uprising against the Ottoman Empire in 1903). Approximately 1,500 people attended the ceremony, which included speeches and Macedonian music and dances.