Special Issues

Macedonians in Greece










Macedonians in Greece

Press Release MHRMC/Vinozhito Report on Macedonian Minority in Greece - OSCE 2004 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting
MHRMC/Vinozhito
21/10/2004

Press Release Macedonian minority criticise Greece at OSCE conference
EUROLANG
12/10/2004

Press Release "Rainbow" does not seek framework agreement for Macedonians in Greece
RSF/MILS
26/08/2004

Press Release "My First Visit To My Birthplace, The Village Neret Near Lerin In Aegean Macedonia"
Pollitecon Publications
12/07/2004

Press Release ECHR considers admissible the appeal of Macedonian party against Greece (in French)
ECHR
04/07/2004

Press Release Police enter premises of private radio station, seize equipment, arrest and charge owner
IPI/IFEX
11/06/2004

Press Release Far-right group tries to bust up Greece's Macedonian minority party meeting
AP
30/05/2004

Press Release Greek Minister of Interior Urged to Have Disciplinary Sanctions Imposed on Thessaloniki Prefect for Intolerant Statement on Minority Party "Rainbow" [in greek]
GHM
28/05/2004

Press Release New books on Macedonians and web site for Pollitecon Publications
Victor Bivell
25/05/2004

Press Release Greece Sentences Macedonian Priest to Three Month Prison Term
MHRMC
25/05/2004

Press Release ECRI reported to ask Greece for "Acknowledgement of Macedonian minority in Greece"
MILS
18/05/2004

Press Release MHRMC Condemns US State Department's Continued Misrepresentation of the Macedonian Minority in Greece
MHRMC
11/05/2004

Press Release Radio France Internationale Presented Two Reports About the Macedonians in Bulgaria
MHRMC
08/05/2004

Press Release Walter Shwimer apologized for controversial Council of Europe document on Macedonia's name
MILS
03/05/2004

Press Release UN CESCR and UN CAT Review Greece's Record on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Fight against Torture
GHM
24/04/2004

Press Release Macedonians protest Council of Europe decision on their country's name
RFE/RL
08/04/2004

Report MHRMC 2004 Annual Report - The Macedonian Minority in Greece
MHRMC
27/03/2004

Press Release Open Letter to COE Secretary General, Walter Schwimmer, on COE Use of the Name of Macedonia
IHF/HCHRRM/GHM
25/03/2004

Press Release Reactions to the Controversial Council of Europe Document on Macedonia's Name
MILS
22/03/2004

Press Release Contested document of Council of Europe on Macedonia's name is withdrawn
MILS
20/03/2004

Press Release Council of Europe Internal Instructions on the Use of the "M" word (Macedonia)
MILS
16/03/2004

Press Release IPI 2003 World Press Freedom Review: Greece
SEEMO
11/03/2004

Press Release Macedonia's Albanian leader Arben Dxaferi denies existence of Macedonians in Albania
MILS
20/02/2004

Press Release Humanitarian disaster of Macedonian refugees from Mala Prespa, Albania - local population does not allow building of shelter for refugees in Dracevo
MILS
16/02/2004

Report New ECRI report criticizes Bulgaria over Macedonian minority - reactions
RFE/RL
06/02/2004

Press Release Council of Europe's ECRI recommends that Bulgaria acknowledges the existence of Macedonians and Pomaks
CoE
27/01/2004

Press Release New Inadmissible Rejection of Macedonian Association's Registration Despite Previous Condemnation of Greece by the European Court of Human Rights [in greek]
GHM
21/01/2004

Press Release Sceptical Macedonians welcome lifting of ban as Greece raises restrictions on them
The Age & ABC (Australia)
06/01/2004

Press Release Macedonian Human Rights Activist Harassed Entering Bulgaria
Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada
30/12/2003

Press Release Neofascist reaction force Edessa authorities cancel "Rainbow" Macedonian minority party congress in Greece
RAINBOW European Movement
08/12/2003

Press Release Statement after Greece's neo-fascists force cancellation of Macedonian minority party congress
EFA
08/12/2003

Press Release "All macedonians by origin will get Macedonia's citizenship"
MILS
10/11/2003

Press Release Language use and language attitudes of a phantom minority: The Slavic-Speakers in Greek Macedonia
Hidden Minorities of South-Eastern Europe
07/11/2003

Press Release Bittersweet return for Greek civil war's lost victims
The Guardian
17/10/2003

Report MHRMC Report on Macedonian Minority in Greece - OSCE 2003 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting
MHRMC
17/10/2003

Report MHRMC Report on Macedonian Minority in Bulgaria - OSCE 2003 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting
MHRMC
17/10/2003

Report MHRMC Report on Macedonian Minority in Albania - OSCE 2003 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting
MHRMC
17/10/2003

Press Release Newsletter no 11
RAINBOW
26/09/2003

Press Release Macedonians in Albania announce new website
Association of Macedonians in Albania
16/09/2003

Press Release When Greece's Largest Daily "Eleftherotypia" Discovers the Skopjan Language [in greek]
GHM
16/09/2003

Press Release Macedonian Exiles Bring Greek Guilt Home
The Scotsman
07/09/2003

Press Release Invitation for the Third Macedonian World Human Rights Conference
MHRMC
28/08/2003

Press Release Athens content by the gathering in Florina (Lerin)
MILS
28/08/2003

Press Release Third world meeting of former children-refugees carried out successfully in Greece
MILS
27/08/2003

Press Release Greece's Macedonians call for the repealing of the 1982 law
MILS
22/08/2003

Press Release After 55 years Macedonian children refugees again in Greece
MILS
21/08/2003

Press Release Greek Foreign Ministry's Nervous Reaction of Macedonian Refugees' Meeting in Florina
Kathimerini
20/08/2003

Press Release On Macedonian refugees visit to Greece
Kathimerini/MPA
19/08/2003

Press Release Australian Macedonians allowed to return to Greece (some)
Refugees Daily
14/08/2003

Press Release Official Greek Version on Aegean Macedonians Being Refused Entry or Allowed in Greece on 10 August
Kathimerini
12/08/2003

Press Release Around 100 Aegean Macedonians Refused Entry into Greece on 10 August
MILS
11/08/2003

Press Release Macedonian Political Refugees Once Again Denied Democratic Rights by Greek Authorities
GHM/MRG-G
10/08/2003

Press Release MHRMC Condemns Greece's Blacklisting of Ethnic Macedonians as Yet Another Canadian-Macedonian is Denied Entry into Greece
MHRMC
08/08/2003

Press Release On the Possibility of Macedonian Political Refugees to Visit or Settle Back in Greece
RAINBOW
05/08/2003

Press Release Third meeting of former children-refugees from Greece will take place in Florina/Lerin on 20-24 August
MILS
05/08/2003

Press Release Procedure for entrance of children refugees in Greece eased up (partially)
MILS
04/08/2003

Press Release New on MINELRES website
MINELRES
01/08/2003

Press Release Macedonian refugees from Greece will try to enter Greece on 10 August
MILS
29/07/2003

Press Release MHRMC Condemns Greece's Continued Blacklisting of Ethnic Macedonians
MHRMC
26/07/2003

Press Release Macedonian refugees in august will meet in greece
MILS
18/07/2003

Press Release Greece will open the border for Macedonian political refugees between 10/8-30/10
MILS
03/07/2003

Press Release Greece insists in the continuation of the talks for the name of Macedonia (and admits past errors)
MPE
27/06/2003

Press Release Macedonian refugees allowed to enter Greece - Greece opens Bitola consulate
MILS
26/06/2003

Press Release Greece set to open borders for ethnic Macedonian civil-war refugees
RFE/RL
20/06/2003

Press Release The Rainbow newsletter: February - March 2003
RAINBOW
12/06/2003

Press Release On the possible ability of Aegean Macedonians to return to Greece
MILS
12/06/2003

Press Release Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Announces Free Return of Macedonian Political Refugees
MHRMC
09/06/2003

Press Release Rebirth of dialects mirrors new regionalism in Europe
The Globe and Mail
21/05/2003

Press Release Australian Greek Minister in Slur Probe ("Skopjans") [The Age, 14-5-2003]
The Age
18/05/2003

Press Release ECRI Meeting with Macedonian Organizations in Bulgaria
MHRMC
17/05/2003

Press Release CoE Commissioner for HR Alvaro Gil-Robles outlines human rights problems in EU countries (Brussels - 24.4.03)
CoE
26/04/2003

Press Release Bulgarian Prime Minister Acknowledges Existence of Macedonian Minority in Bulgaria
MILS
08/04/2003

Press Release Macedonian Minority Organizations in Bulgaria unite
MILS
07/04/2003

Press Release MHRMC Criticism of US State Department Report on Greece
MHRMC
07/04/2003

Press Release "No-name country"'s vice-prime minister Sekerinska cancelled participation to so-called "Reconciliation" conference in Thessaloniki
MILS
07/04/2003

Press Release Another Canadian-Macedonian Denied Entry into Greece
MHRMC
25/02/2003

Press Release "Dnevnik": "Three American states renamed the Macedonians into Greeks"
MILS
18/02/2003

Press Release Info no 8 (english edition) of Greece's Macedonian minority party
RAINBOW
15/01/2003

Press Release Minutes of the EBLUL conference on linguistic diversity in Greece (Salonica, 15-11- 2002)
EBLUL
05/12/2002

Press Release President of the Greek EBLUL Address to EBLUL conference on linguistic diversity in Greece (Salonica, 15-11- 2002)
EBLUL
05/12/2002

Press Release Report on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Greece Presented at the UN today [in greek]
GHM/MRG-G
02/12/2002

Report Presentation of the Parallel Report on Greece and its Addendum to the UN Committee on Economic, Cultural and Social Rights
GHM/MRG-G
02/12/2002

Press Release Minority Languages, Plea For More Recognition
RFE/RL
01/12/2002

Press Release Information Bulletin - October 2002 - Number 1
Greek EBLUL
11/11/2002

Press Release "Rainbow" will open the issue about discrimination of Macedonians in Greece
MILS
21/10/2002

Press Release Canadian Human Rights Activist Rejected at Greek Border
MHRMoC
31/07/2002

Press Release Helsinki Commission Hearing Transcript: Human Rights in Greece: A Snapshot of the Cradle of Democracy
CSCE
21/06/2002

Press Release Helsinki Commission News: (Updated) Human Rights in Greece Subject of Commission Hearing
CSCE
19/06/2002

Press Release Special interview with Pat Cox - qualified support for European languages
Eurolang
31/05/2002

Press Release Greece's identity crisis (M. Kaminski, April 11, 2002)
WALL STREET JOURNAL
30/05/2002

Press Release Serious Allegations about Burning of Books at the Book Exhibition of Thessaloniki by Extreme Rights-Wingers Following Incitation by a Television Program [in greek]
GHM
30/05/2002

Press Release Contribution to the Council of Europe's Meeting of Government Offices for National Minorities
MRG-G/GHM
28/04/2002

Press Release "Sounds of Silence": The Macedonian Minority in Greece in 2001 and Early 2002
MRG-G/GHM
30/03/2002

Press Release Proceedings of Roundtable Discussion: "International Context: Standards and Processes for Minority Rights" (Athens, Greece, 30-31 March 2001) [in greek]
MRG-G
30/03/2002

Press Release Comments on US Department of State Report on Greece
MRG-G/GHM
18/03/2002

Press Release EBLUL presents 'Package for Linguistic Diversity' as contribution to the Convention On the Future of the European Union
MINELRES
15/03/2002

Press Release EBLUL and Eurolang Drop References to "Slavo-Macedonian Language" in Favor of "Macedonian Language" Following Criticism by Macedonian Diaspora and Minority Rights NGOs
MRG-G/GHM
13/03/2002

Press Release EBLUL to draft article on linguistic diversity for IGC 2004
MINELRES
01/03/2002

Press Release Important Decision on Language Rights and Non-Discrimination
MINELRES
22/02/2002

Press Release Eurolang's response and GHM's rejoinder on EBLUL Greece
Eurolang/GHM
13/02/2002

Press Release Greek Member State Committee of EBLUL: 'Greece is a democratic country - except in the issue of linguistic diversity and minorities' (article by Eurolang with comments by GHM)
Eurolang
13/02/2002

Special Issue UN CRC's Review of Greece: State and NGO Reports, CRC Questions and Sessions
The BALKAN Human Rights Web Pages
01/02/2002

Press Release Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child: Greece
UN CRC
01/02/2002

Press Release New EBLUL Member State Committee established in Greece
EBLUL
28/01/2002

Press Release "Sounds of Silence": The Macedonian Minority in Greece in 2001
GHM & MRG-G
30/12/2001

Special Issue Greece Against its
Macedonian Minority:
The "Rainbow" Trial


GHM & MRG-G

ETEPE, ATHENS, 1998

Press Release Common Statement of 11 NGOs on the Macedonian Refugees and the Macedonian Minority
GHM & MRG-G
09/02/1997

Special Issue Macedonians
GHM & MRG-G
December 1995


Related Material:

Special Issue Minorities in Greece
Reports and other material since 1995

Report GHM & MRG-G Report to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
August 2001

Report IHF/GHM/HMC/MRG-G/Rainbow Report to CERD
IHF/GHM/HMC/MRG-G/Rainbow
March 2001

Report Report to OSCE Implementation Meeting on Human Dimension Issues: Greece
[in greek]
GHM/MRG-G/IHF
16/10/2000

Special Issue Discussion on the Existence and Recognition of National Minorities in Greece
Since 1999

Report Greece: Report about Compliance with the Principles of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
September 1999

Press Release Kathimerini editorial on minorities (highlighting related fears in Greece) Kathimerini
08/08/2001

Press Release Greece's Anti-Minority Attitude
AIM
03/06/2001

Press Release Minorities and the Media in Greece (May 2000)
MRG-G
03/08/2001

Press Release Free Speech on Trial (July 1993 - now available in electronic form)
HRW
03/08/2001

Special Issue "Hate Speech"
in the Balkans


Mariana Lenkova (editor),
IHFHR
ETEPE,
ATHENS, 1998



MAJOR RELATED LINKS:


HOME OF MACEDONIAN CIVILIZATION
The Case of Non-Registration of the "Home of Macedonian Civilization"
[this page in greek]


ROUSALII
The Case of Non-Registration of the "Rousalii" Association (in Greek)

MHRMC
Macedonian Human Rights Movement of Canada

Rainbow

OMO ILINDEN PIRIN
Macedonian Minority Organization OMO Ilinden PIRIN

AMHRC
Australian Macedonian Human Rights Committee

AMA
Association of Macedonians in Albania