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ΕFA-Rainbow supports the right of the Catalan people to decide on their future and joins the EFA campaign "Catalonia decides"
A selection of Macedonian blogs in Greece
Aegean Macedonian Culture
Anti-macedonian policy during the elections for the European Parliament against Rainbow by the Greek state and the Greek mass media
A scandal by the Parliamentary committee
Greek TV stations sabotage EFA-Raibow
Ultra-nationalists want "borders with Serbia"!
"Hellenic Post" sabbotages EFA-Rainbow Campaign
Typical example of censorship of Rainbow
Attack of the Greek Neo-nazi party
A Greek - Macedonian dictionary by Vasko Karatza printed with the support of EFA - Rainbow
"Extracts of Letters"
Τι έλεγε κάποτε το ΚΚΕ για τους Μακεδόνες
Denying Ethnic Identity:
The Macedonians of Greece, by Human Rights Watch
Linguistics and politics II:
Greece's stance towards
its Macedonian minority
and the neighbouring
Republic of Macedonia.
and Omitted Truths
R. Nikovski: Memorandum to the European Parliament
Facts behind the Greek politics towards Macedonia
"Proposed disciplinary measures to stamp out the Macedonian minority in Greece by the National Security Service"
POLITICAL PARTY OF THE MACEDONIAN MINORITY IN GREECE
Member of the European Free Alliance - European Political Party (EFA-EPP)
Member of the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN)
Stefanou Dragoumi 11 Τ.Κ. 53100 Τ.Θ. 51 Greece; Tel/fax 0030 23850 46548
EFA Rainbow requests the denomination of D.Avramopoulos for the Immigration & Internal Affairs position at the European Commission
15 September, 2014
ECA-Vinozito wishes to congratulate the new President of the European Commission Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker and the 27 new Commissioners, if of course their appointment gets the final approval of the European Parliament. Regardless of its composition, the new Commission will have a very hard task and surely it will need the assistance of all the pro-European forces within the EP to cope with everything.
At the same time, though, we have to highlight that failures have started way before the new Commissioners get approved and start their work. The most flagrant case is undoubtedly the appointment of Dimitris Avramopoulos who will be responsible for Immigration and Internal Affairs. A few of Mr' Avramopoulos' duties will include protection of minorities (sic!), the overall control of the Schengen Treaty, the protection of basic human rights and the fight against racism, xenophobia and homophobia.
For us, it is simply unthinkable that a former Greek minister who has served one of the longest terms in the recent 25 years, will be put in charge for the aforementioned field for the whole EU, given the fact that Greece remains at the absolute bottom of the "28" in terms of protecting diversity or combating racism and homophobia. The ultimate exponent of a country which officially has no ethnic or linguistic minorities will now come to protect them! The minister of several Greek governments which, for decades now, forbid the entrance to Greece for hundreds of Macedonians, even if they bear an EU passport, will now supervise the implementation of the Schengen Treaty! The person who, just a few days before travelling to Brussels, voted for the despicable new "anti-racist" Law which foresees even jail sentence to those who deny fictive "genocides" (voted as such by the Greek Parliament) and denies same-sex couples the right for a legally guaranteed common life, this person will now fight racism and homophobia!
No reaction of the usually very talkative Dimitris Avramopoulos was recorded when recently, one of his homophobic comrades attacked in a repulsive and unacceptable manner the prime minister of Luxembourg, a fellow citizen of Mr. Juncker. Instead, as a reward, Mr. Avramopoulos was appointed to the specific post. We understand, up to a certain extend, the agony of Mr. Juncker to somehow fit the Greek Commissioner into the new Commission but this cannot happen to the expense of the Macedonians in Greece and Bulgaria and millions of other EU citizens.
ECA-Vinozhito as an equal member of the European Free Alliance which, together with the Greens, forms the 4th biggest group within the European Parliament, demands the removal of Mr. Avramopoulos from this position. Should this not happen, we will propose to Greens/EFA a negative vote for the whole of the new Commission.
It is not possible nor least acceptable that a Greek wolf will guard the European sheep, and not only.
The Press Office of ECA-Vinozhito
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την ΕΕΣ-Ουράνιο Τόξο
to read the Abecedar!
Promotion of the
Primer at the OSCE HDIM
Greek irredentism and expansionism officially sanctioned by the Greek Parliament
Letter to Carla del Ponte,
Chief Prosecutor for the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
The Yugoslavian Crisis
Document of the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs
Related to the article - The obvious linguistic particularity - Eletherotypia, 18/11/2006
The ten Greek myths
on the “Macedonian issue”
By IOS team – Eletherotypia, 23/10/2005
Who says there are no
minority languages in Greece?
The "secret" census
in north Greece, in 1920
Map showing the Cultures and Languages in the E.U.
Council of Europe
Framework convention for the Protection of national minorities
Συνέντευξη: Ευάγγελος Κωφός, Έλληνας ιστορικός
Δημοκρατία της Μακεδονίας - Σκόπια είναι όνομα που εκφράζει την ταυτότητά σας
Ο Παύλος Φιλίποβ Βοσκόπουλος απαντά στον Ευάγγελο Κωφό.
«Το Μακεδονικό ζήτημα είναι η αχίλλειος πτέρνα του ελληνικού μύθου».
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