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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AMHRC & MHRMI welcome screening of 'The Macedonian' in European Parliament

The Macedonian

Melbourne, Toronto & Lerin (21/3/16)

On 6 April 2016, The European Free Alliance (EFA), a political party represented in the European Parliament, in cooperation with the European People’s Party (EPP) and EFA Macedonian Branch party member, Rainbow/Vinozhito from Greece, have organised a screening of the documentary filmThe Macedonian by Macedonian-Polish director Petro Aleksowki, to take place in the European Parliament.

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MHR Review - Issue #24 – March 2016

Download the MHR Review - Issue #24 – March 2016 edition here (PDF – 5.2MB)

In this edition of the MHR Review:

  • Editorial - George Vlahov
  • The Name Dispute - Dimitar Ljorovski-Vamvakovski
  • End of an Illusion - Jorgos Papadakis
  • In Response to Nikos Dimou - Pavle Voskopoulos
  • EFA Condemns Anti-Macedonian Statements
  • News in Brief - Mitch Belichovski
  • 32nd Annual AMHRC Dinner
  • Tamis: A Source of Hatred - AMHRC
  • Macedonian Women Writers - Michael Seraphinoff
  • A Scholarly Conference in Lerin - AMHRC
  • Macedonian Media Interview - Vasko Nastevski
  • Macedonian Media Interview - Jason Kambovski
  • Macedonian Media Interview - George Vlahov
  • Images from the Lerin Conference

Download the MHR Review - Issue #24 – March 2016 edition here (PDF – 5.2MB)