Tag: Macedonians
Macedonia 19.11.21 | 11:25

Macedonian groups in Bulgaria say they were not allowed to declare their identity during the census

In a joint statement, organizations of Macedonians in Bulgaria outline the numerous violations of their human rights, their ability to self-identify as Macedonians and to politically organize. One issue they raise is the lack of a designated option to declare Macedonian identity at the census. The census...

Macedonia 12.10.21 | 10:15

Bulgarian passports for Macedonian citizens not a problem for the European Commission

The European Commission (EC) finds the issuance of Bulgarian passports to Macedonians a domestic matter in which it does not interfere, MIA reports from Brussels. MIA asked for an answer from the European Commission after Bulgarian President Rumen Radev called on Macedonian citizens with Bulgarian passports...

Macedonia 25.09.21 | 10:15

Before obtaining a Bulgarian passport, Macedonians certify statements declaring their Macedonian nationality

Bulgaria is doing more harm to itself by putting pressure on Macedonia, because the more negative it is towards the Macedonians, the more the Macedonians strengthen their identity in relation to the Bulgarian hidden intentions. Historian Gjorgji Cakarjanevski said in an interview with “Lokalno”...

Balkans 21.05.21 | 17:04

Macedonians in Bulgaria: Denial of Macedonian minority is last remnant of totalitarian policies in EU

A group of organizations representing Macedonians in Bulgaria has published a report on the violation of the rights of Macedonians covering last year’s events. The report, published by the Macedonian International Human Rights Movement, cites numerous examples of violations of political rights...

Macedonia 29.04.21 | 14:35

As of May 14, Macedonians to be allowed to travel to Greece by presenting a proof of vaccination or negative PCR test result

Greece will open its borders to our citizens on May 14, who will have to present a proof of vaccination or negative PCR test result not older than 72 hours, Minister of Health Venko Filipce said on Thursday. Yesterday I spoke with the Greek Minister of Tourism Theocharis, who confirmed that the Greek...

Balkans 01.04.21 | 10:52

Macedonians with Bulgarian passports removed from voter lists ahead of Bulgaria’s elections

Just a few days before the parliamentary elections, the municipality of Blagoevgrad started a procedure to remove 3,526 voters from the village of Rilci. They are Bulgarian citizens from Macedonia, reports Fakti.bg. The removal started a year and a half after the signals received from the locals that...

Macedonia 29.03.21 | 13:43

Vucic: We are looking for ways to further assist Macedonia and Montenegro in vaccination

Serbian President, Aleksandar Vucic said Monday that he was in daily contact with Macedonia and Montenegro and that Serbia is looking for ways to further assist them in vaccinating the population. As MIA’s correspondent in Belgrade reports, Vucic said that he does not understand when someone criticizes...

Macedonia 09.11.20 | 12:26

Macedonian Association “Ilinden”: We are Macedonians, there have never been Bulgarians in Albania

The Macedonian Association “Ilinden” -Tirana, reacts sharply to, as it says, the unfounded claims of the Association for Bulgarian-Albanian Friendship from Korca, for the existence of a Bulgarian minority in Albania, as a reaction to the position of “Ilinden” that in this country...

Economy 20.07.20 | 12:14

57% of Macedonians can’t afford a week annual holiday

In 2019, 29% of residents of EU Member States aged 16 or over were unable to afford paying for an annual one-week holiday away from home, according to Eurostat. In Macedonia in 2018, when latest data is available from Eurostat, 57.7% of the country’s population were unable to afford for an annual one-week...

Macedonia 23.06.20 | 09:52

Macedonians can only travel to Serbia, Albania, and Kosovo without coronavirus test, quarantine

Macedonian citizens can only travel to Serbia, Albania, and Kosovo without being obligated to provide a valid PCR coronavirus test, and without having to be quarantined. After a decision made by its government, Albania opened its borders for nationals and foreigners on June 1. No special protocols have...

Macedonia 30.03.20 | 17:05

No mention of the nation that is joining NATO from Oliver Spasovski

Not a mention of the Macedonian nation from interim Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski as he was congratulating the country (“North” Macedonia, as he said) on joining NATO on the day when the Macedonian flag was raised in Brussels. Spasovski spoke about “fellow citizens” who should...

Balkans 07.02.20 | 22:09

Heavy snowfall cuts off Macedonians living in Gora, urgent measures sought from Albanian authorities

The Macedonian Association “Ilinden” in Tirana is demanding urgent measures from the Albanian government after snow has blocked all roads for Macedonians in Gora. In the reaction, the Association says that snowfall in recent days has completely blocked villages in the area, in northern Albania. As...

Balkans 16.12.19 | 23:22

Macedonians in Albania demand that Orthodox Christmas is national holiday

Macedonians and other Orthodox minorities in Albania demand January 7th to be included on the official holiday calendar. According to the Ilinden daily, a Macedonian newspaper in Tirana, Vasil Sterjovski, MP from the Macedonian Alliance for European Integration (MAEI), submitted a request to the Albanian...

Macedonia 02.09.19 | 21:19

Macedonian friends, do not give up, confront the quisling!

Macedonian friends, don’t give up!, a Slovenian who uses the pseudonym Legionar tweeted on Monday. Zaev with his social-democratic junta banned the Macedonians from publicly using the symbol – the flag with which Macedonia became independent in 1991. Macedonian friends, don’t give...

Macedonia 30.04.19 | 12:00

Easter holiday ends badly for Macedonians returning from Greece with demolished cars

Dozens of families, instead of returning home with nice memories from the Easter weekend, traditionally spent in Greece, say they will remember the holiday for a long time, which ended badly for them because their vehicles were destroyed. The car of a Kavadarci family, which was staying in a hotel in...

Macedonia 17.04.19 | 19:40

Only North without Republic in the new passports of the Macedonians in Serbia

Macedonians living on the territory of Serbia are disturbed by the fact that their documents do not contain the description of the constitutional regulation of the country. As they say, they have not been able to get an explanation as to why the term Republic is not contained. Why the full name is not...

Macedonia 12.04.19 | 19:27

Macedonians in Australia react to racist anti-Macedonian stickers in Sydney

The Macedonian community in NSW was deeply saddened to see stickers containing racist and provocative anti-Macedonian messages littered across parts of Liverpool in South-West Sydney this week. As the Australian Macedonian Council of New South Wales wrote on Facebook, the messages were allegedly promulgated...

Macedonia 14.03.19 | 17:58

Government walking on egg-shells when asked about the Macedonian minority in Greece

According to the Prespa treaty, the Zaev Government insists, Greece has agreed to allow Macedonians to call themselves Macedonians. But, the treaty also forbids the Government of Macedonia to interfere in Greek internal affairs, especially over the rights of the Macedonian minority, whose very existence...

Macedonia 24.02.19 | 21:25

BBC report on the persecuted Macedonian minority in Greece

BBC ran a lengthy report on the Macedonian community in Greece, and how it has survived decades of attempts at force assimilation and expulsions. The report by Maria Margaronis refers to Macedonians as Macedonian Slavs and describes the persecution down to details about the modes of torture used on Macedonians...

Balkans 26.12.18 | 15:49

Macedonians were “privileged” in the process of obtaining Bulgarian passports

Over 100 mediators worked with candidates for Bulgarian passports who helped collect documents and registration addresses. Macedonians pay 1,000 euros, Kosovars and up to 5,000 euros for Bulgarian passport, claims BTV witness. The Macedonians were priced “privileged” in the process of obtaining...

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