Macedonian Human Rights Movement International
Greek President Denies Existence of Macedonian Minority in Greece
Macedonian Human Rights Movement International - Press Release Macedonian Human Rights Movement International applauds Macedonian President Branko Crvenkovski's statement in response to comments by Greek President Karolos Papulias stating that there is no Macedonian minority in Greece. On May 17, 2006, Papulias said, "There is no Slavic minority in Greece, ...
International Helsinki Federation 2006 Annual Report
The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF) posted the first ten chapters of the upcoming 2006 Report - "Human Rights In The OSCE Region: Europe, Central Asia and North America" (Events of 2005) on its website under: www.ihf-hr.org/documents/doc_summary.php?sec_id=3&d_id=4232 today.
MHRMI 2006 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.
US State Department Continues to Misrepresent the Macedonian Minority in Greece
Macedonian Human Rights Movement International - Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) expresses its profound disapproval of the US State Department's systematic policy of questioning the legitimacy of the Macedonian minority in Greece. Every year, the US State Department issues its "Country Reports on Human ...
OSCE Implementation Meeting - The Macedonian Minority in Greece, Report by MHRMI
Table of Contents Introduction Newspaper Censors Article on Macedonian Minority and Language Macedonian TV Journalists Refused Accreditation to Film in Northern Greece Greek State Television Pressured to Air Previously Banned Program That Exposes Persecution Against Macedonian Minority International Press Institute World Press Freedom Review: Greece Radio Station Owner Arrested in ...
OSCE Implementation Meeting - The Macedonian Minority in Albania, Report by MHRMI
Table of Contents Introduction Violence Against Ethnic Macedonians Census The Use of Macedonian Names Macedonian Media in Albania Arrest of Macedonian Activists and Students Expulsion from Work Macedonian Party for European Integration Contact Information for Macedonian Activists in Albania Introduction The following interview with Edmond Temelko, president of the Macedonian ...
OSCE Implementation Meeting - The Macedonian Minority in Bulgaria, Report by MHRMI
Table of Contents Introduction Bulgaria Denies Registration of Macedonian Organizations Defamation of Macedonians on Bulgarian Television OMO PIRIN's Office Vandalized Macedonian Activists Arrested/Detained Expulsion from Work Interference by Bulgarian Authorities at Macedonian Commemorations Bulgarian Ultra-Nationalists Threaten Ethnic Macedonians Violations of OMO Ilinden's Freedom of Assembly Bulgarian TV Station Criticized for ...
OSCE 2005 - Working Session on National Minorities, MHRMI Presentation
Distinguished Moderator and Representatives: Thank you for the opportunity to present to you the current situation of the Macedonian minority in Greece, Bulgaria and Albania. Greece and Bulgaria vigorously deny the existence of the Macedonian minority on their territory and attempt to suppress any voices that advocate human rights.
Bulgarian Ultra-Nationalists Threaten Ethnic Macedonians
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 14, 2005 Macedonian Human Rights Movement International condemns the recent provocations against the Macedonian minority in Bulgaria during their annual Ilinden celebration. On July 31, 2005 in Betalovoto, Bulgaria, (near the city of Razlog) Macedonian organizations: OMO PIRIN, OMO "Ilinden" PIRIN, TMO VMRO, "Sonce" the Organization ...
MHRMI Condemns Greece's Continued Blacklisting of Ethnic Macedonians
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 2, 2005 Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) condemns Greece's continued blacklisting of ethnic Macedonian human rights activists and political refugees. Gjorgi Plukovski, a Canadian citizen of Macedonian descent, born in Harala, Kastoria, Greece (Pozdivishta, Kostur in Macedonian) was denied entry into Greece when attempting to ...