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FYROM Police Detain 17 Monks, Nuns, Believers

FYROM Police Detain 17 Monks, Nuns, Believers

FYROM’s security forces have detained 17 monks, nuns and other believers on tax evasion charges as part of a fresh crackdown on the Serbian Orthodox Church in FYROM, representatives and investigators told BosNewsLife Tuesday, May 22. They were captured after police entered several monasteries and homes of church members, who fall under the responsibility of the Serbian Orthodox Church’s “Ohrid […]

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Antiquities seized in Macedonia (Northern Greece)

Antiquities seized in Macedonia (Northern Greece)

The Greek Press reported more details regarding the recent story of the Antiquities seized by the Greek police in Macedonia (Northern Greece) The antiquities included “four helmets, golden masks, golden rings, sword fragments and other objects”. The finds are reported as being similar to those found in the sixth century BCE cemetery at Sindos. In the anti-smuggling operation two Greek […]

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More about the Chania synagogue incident

Dear colleagues,   In light of the recent arson attacks on Chania’s Etz Hayyim Synagogue, the subsequent rather nasty Opinion Article in the Wall Street Journal (see: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704320104575014571634292264.html?mod=googlenews_wsj#articleTabs%3Darticle ), and the raised eyebrows by officials in the US State Department, I would like to offer my thoughts on the matter. As is reported today by Georgios Delastik in Ethnos (see: […]

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FYROM: Where torture,inhuman and degrading treatment and punishment reign.

FYROM: Where torture,inhuman and degrading treatment and punishment reign.

Message on the occasion of June 26 – UN International Day In Support of Victims of Torture[1] Not a single week passes by, without media reports of complaints regarding the way in which the police members are keen to “communicate” with the citizens. In the wake of this UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, a father and […]

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