Category: General News

Strasbourg Court to Rule on FYROM Roma Torture Case for the First Time in its History

Strasbourg Court to Rule on SlavoMacedonian Roma Torture Case for the First Time in its History Budapest, Skopje, 11 May 2006. In a decision communicated last week, the European Court of Human Rights has declared admissible the application of Mr. Pejrusan Jasar against Macedonia. On 16 April 1998, Mr. Pejrusan Jasar, a Romani man from Stip, Macedonia, was in a […]

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Romani Youth Last Seen Alive While Being Chased by Police in Skopje

16 June 2006, Budapest, Skopje. The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and  the National Roma Centrum (NRC) sent a letter to Dr. Vlado Buckovski, Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia expressing grave concern about the recent death of a Romani youth named Trajan Bekirov, and urging that Macedonian authorities to carry out a prompt, thorough and effective investigation. Copies […]

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FYROM: UN CESCR concerned at the situation of Roma in FYR Macedonia

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Concerned at the Situation of Roma in Macedonia Macedonian Government Urged to Take Concrete Steps to Improve the Situation of Roma Budapest, Kumanovo, 15 December 2006. The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and the National Roma Centrum (NRC) today welcomed the Concluding Observations of the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and […]

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Modern Linguists about Macedonia – Olivier Masson

For a long while Macedonian onomastics, which we know relatively well thanks to history, literary authors, and epigraphy, has played a considerable role in the discussion. In our view the Greek character of most names is obvious and it is difficult to think of a Hellenization due to wholesale borrowing. ‘Ptolemaios’ is attested as early as Homer, ‘Ale3avdros’ occurs next […]

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The religion of ancient Macedonians

Ancient Macedonians worshipped the same gods as the rest of Hellenes. Despite of the claims of the pseudo-historians of FYROM that ancient Macedonians didnt shared the same gods as the other Hellenes, the evidences from ancient and modern writers are obvious. – According to Ulrich Wilcken: “yet if we take into account the political conditions, religion and morals of the […]

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