Post Tagged with: "former Yugoslav Republic"

FYROM needs more efforts on minority rights, says Council of Europe monitoring body

FYROM needs more efforts on minority rights, says Council of Europe monitoring body

Strasbourg. Authorities in “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” need to put more effort into promoting national minorities’ rights and fostering tolerance, mutual understanding and intercultural dialogue, says a Council of Europe monitoring body, a press release of the Council of Europe informs. The Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities, following their third visit […]

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Shocking Report from Wikileaks – State Organs used to enforce loyalty and silence the Opposition

Shocking Report from Wikileaks - State Organs used to enforce loyalty and silence the Opposition

Quite revealing but hardly surprising is a report from Wikileaks which expose the fascist methods of Gruevski’s Regime to enforce loyalty inside his party and silence the Opposition. According to the report the current FYROM’s government have been “misusing official position” against members of the political elite in FYROM. Highly publicized arrests, detentions or investigations of current and former ministers, […]

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The Myth of Modern Macedonia: inventing an identity

The Myth of Modern Macedonia: inventing an identity

The Myth of Modern Macedonia: inventing an identity John Melville-Jones Last year I learned that a statue of Alexander the Great was to be erected in Skopje. I knew enough about modern history to be sure that the choice of this subject was not simply, as in some places (for example in Edinburgh), the result of a desire to commemorate […]

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How to gain political support. The Skopjean way. Article from the Daily Telegraph

How to gain political support. The Skopjean way. Article from the Daily Telegraph

David Cameron aide wins government contract in state Tory leader backs for EU One of David Cameron’s closest aides won a valuable government contract in FYROM, the Balkan state that the Conservative leader has said should be invited to join the European Union. By Holly Watt and Jon Swaine in Skopje, FYROM Published: 11:10PM GMT 05 Feb 2010 […]

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Athens response to fYRoM suit

Athens response to fYRoM suit (ANA-MPA) — Greece on Tuesday filed its obligatory counter-memorial at the Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ) in relation to a suit brought by the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (fYRoM) over the 1995 “interim agreement” between Athens and the one-time Yugoslav province. The counter-memorial was filed by Greece’s agents at the proceedings, […]

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