Published in Emerging Europe – Of course, all, or any, of these actions should have stopped the “dispute” dead in its tracks. NATO and the EU should have reprimanded (or better yet, expelled) Greece and Bulgaria for the blatant violation of the rights their organizations claim to uphold, but instead they chose to aid them, all in the name of increasing NATO and EU membership. The international community should be condemning all parties involved in the cultural genocide of Macedonians. The aforementioned group of politicians, journalists, etc. – which espouses the defence of human rights, democracy and the rule of law – should issue condemnation, not celebration, of hypocrisy.
If somebody told you that an entire ethnic group's name and identity was being changed to appease its oppressors, you would react in outrage. If they followed up by saying, "Oh wait, it's a diplomatic dispute", would your response be "That's okay then. They should resolve this dispute by denying their own existence"? This is what's happening to Macedonia and Macedonians.
Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party's misguided foreign policy www.thehill.com When did Democrats become Republicans? Thankfully, they are still socially liberal (or "progressive” as Americans say, because God forbid they use the L word) but their foreign policy is, unfortunately, very Republican.
It's bad enough to have to hear a US presidential candidate claim to know everything there is to know about…everything, and how to make it all great again. But it's unbearable to listen to the claims of such a vast array of knowledge, and the touting of such experience and success that if one dares support the other candidate, they must be a complete idiot.
Bill Nicholov, President Macedonian Human Rights Movement International The world is the United States' puppet. But how has the US become the puppet master? Because we allow it. One of the US' playthings for the past 25 years has been Macedonia, which plays along because it fears that it has no choice, just like many other countries in the world do.
Re: Boris Johnson: Americans would never accept EU restrictions - so why should we? www.telegraph.co.uk In anticipation of Barack Obama's upcoming visit to the United Kingdom, in which he will implore the UK to stay in the European Union, London mayor, Boris Johnson, said that "...coming from Uncle Sam, it is a piece of outrageous and exorbitant hypocrisy." True.
The recent proposal by UN mediator, Matthew Nimetz, that Macedonia change its name to "Upper Republic of Macedonia" in order to appease Greece and be "considered" for entry into the European Union and NATO highlights the urgent need for this appeal. The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and ...
The Australian-Macedonian Human Rights Committee (AMHRC), Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI), the Association of the Refugee Children from Aegean Macedonia of Melbourne and Victoria, the Association of Refugee Children from Aegean Macedonia (ARCAM) in Canada and Macedonian refugee associations in the Republic of Macedonia have decided to launch ...
Source: MakFax Macedonia has a serious approach in the talks on the name row with Greece, and it's a precedent in the history of NATO that one country blocks other country bid to join the Alliance over bilateral issue. These are the remarks made by Congressman Earl Pomeroy from the U.S. state of North Dakota in an interview for Voice of America's Macedonian news.
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.