MHR Review - Issue #25 – June 2016

Download the MHR Review - Issue #25 – June 2016 edition here (PDF – 5.3MB)

In this edition of the MHR Review:

  • A Call for Responsible Citizenship - AMHRC
  • The Crisis Continues - George Vlahov
  • An Interview with Jorgos Papadakis - David Vitkov
  • EFA Condemns Golden Dawn Racists
  • 'The Macedonian' in the EU Parliament - EFA
  • GHM on Freedom of Association in Greece - Panayote Dimitras
  • News in Brief - Mitch Belichovski
  • Australian Census Information - AMHRC
  • Australia Should Recognise Macedonia - Dr. Chris Popov
  • London's Mayor & the Name Dispute - Bill Nicholov
  • MHRMI Press Releases
  • Author and Poet Igor Isakovski - Dr. Michael Seraphinoff
  • An Interview with Michael Bakrnčev - John Tsiglev
  • 32nd Annual AMHRC Dinner Photos - Diane Kitanoski
  • AMHRC Hosts Melbourne Screening of 'The Macedonian'
  • Annual Human Rights Report on Bulgaria - OMO "Ilinden" PIRIN

Download the MHR Review - Issue #25 – June 2016 edition here (PDF – 5.3MB)

2016 Australian Census | Information for the Macedonian Community

10 May 2016

Australia’s 17th national Census of Population and Housing will be held on Tuesday 9th August 2016. In order to ensure that the Macedonian community in Australia is accurately identified, it is essential that each and every person takes care in the manner in which they answer the questions in Census 2016.

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2016 Film Night

Featuring three documentary films..."The Macedonian", "People Without a Country" and "Begaltsi".

DATE: Friday 17th June 2016

VENUE: Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre, Corner of Bell St & St Georges Rd, Preston, VIC 3072

DOORS OPEN: 7:45pm

TICKETS: $25 per person


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AMHRC calls for responsible citizenship in Macedonia

Melbourne 14/4/2016

The Australian Macedonian Human Rights Committee (AMHRC) cannot regard as ethical the decision by the President of the Republic of Macedonia to amnesty all politicians before the special prosecution team, charged with investigating corruption, has even completed its investigations.

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ACTION ALERT: SBS World News insists on "Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

SBS has for the past 25 years shown that it is prepared to neglect the feelings of Macedonians in this country by persisting in using this hated descriptor. The AMHRC therefore calls on all Macedonian organisations and individuals in Australia as a whole to express their dissatisfaction by sending a complaint to SBS demanding that it put an end to its discriminatory policy regarding the naming of the Republic of Macedonia and that it show due respect to its many Macedonian viewers. We call on you to make your complaints in a forthright, but polite and respectful manner.

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SBS World News refuses to stop using offensive descriptor “Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

4 April 2016

On 7 March 2016 the AMHRC lodged a complaint with SBS World News in relation to that news service’s continued use of the offensive descriptor “Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, when reporting on the refugee crisis on the Macedonian-Greek border.

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