Territorial Integrity

Republic of Macedonia erga omnes

Republic of Macedonia erga omnes

Republic of Macedonia erga omnes By Jason Miko   The views expressed in the following paper do not necessarily reflect those of the United Macedonian Diaspora; however, we here at UMD are pleased to publish and promote this paper on our platform. We hope that in allowing this paper to reach a greater audience, it will facilitate a larger discussion on…

UMD Rebukes Albanian Prime Minister’s Provocations

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) reproves Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama’s recent statements regarding the Republic of Macedonia, addressing a regional conference in Tirana on May 20. Mr. Rama stated that he would veto Macedonia’s NATO membership if Macedonia did not implement the Ohrid Framework Agreement fully. He also asserted that Macedonian authorities incorrectly categorized the recent violence in Kumanovo…

UMD Responds to Al Jazeera Documentary Regarding Macedonia

Please find below UMD’s response to the recent Al Jazeera Documentary: “Macedonia: Behind the Facade.” You can watch the documentary by clicking HERE. Dear Madame or Sir: I write this letter on behalf of the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), a leading international non-governmental organization promoting the interests and needs of Macedonians and Macedonian communities worldwide. I am quite troubled by…

Macedonian Army’s New Boss: “Defense Minister Forina”

Macedonian Army’s New Boss: “Defense Minister Forina”

News of Talat Xhaferi’s appointment to Minister of Defense of Macedonia is being met with dismay across the worldwide Macedonian Diaspora community.  The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) expressed its deepest concern and regret regarding the appointment of Xhaferi, known as “Commandant Forina” during the ethnic Albanian terrorist attacks on Macedonian armed forces and civilians in 2001. “The ARM (Army of…

UMD: Ohrid Framework Agreement Is Flawed; Rule of Law Must Prevail

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is deeply concerned over recent developments in Macedonia that have been caused by the Macedonian-Albanian political leaders and officials.  UMD calls on the Macedonian government to ensure that the rule of law prevails and not pardon these acts due to the controversial Ohrid Framework Agreement (OFA) of 2001.  UMD has long believed that the OFA…

ОМД: Охридскиот Рамковен Договор има многу недостатоци, а владеењето на правото мора да преовладува

Обединетата Македонска Дијаспора (ОМД) е крајно  загрижена за бројните немили настани во Македонија предизвикани од страна на албанските лидери и јавни службеници. ОМД ја повикува македонската влада да обезбеди целосно владеење на правото на територија на Република Македонија, и да не дозволи Охридскиот рамковен договор да биде изговор овие дела да поминат неказнети. ОМД цврсто верува дека овој договор има…

UMD: Besimi Incident a National Disgrace

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) condemns the actions of the Macedonian Minister of Defense Fatmir Besimi in paying respect to the fallen fighters of the NLA that engaged in terrorist acts against Macedonia in 2001. Last week, in the village of Slupchane, on the day that marked the 11th anniversary of the controversial Ohrid Framework Agreement, a government delegation headed by…

Macedonia Maintains Top Status in Global Fight to End Human Trafficking

June 21, 2012 – Washington D.C. – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) congratulates the Republic of Macedonia for once again earning Tier One status in the fight to rid the world of human trafficking, according to the U.S. State Department 2012 Trafficking in Persons Report released this week.  Historically located at the major crossroads of the Balkans, Macedonia has been…

UMD: Islamist Rally in Skopje Designed to Intimidate

UMD: Islamist Rally in Skopje Designed to Intimidate

May 7, 2012 – Washington, D.C. – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is deeply concerned about the latest reported incident of religious intolerance, which took place at a rally in downtown Skopje.  Alleged Islamist militants chanted “Death to Christians” on the city streets, and young men brandished what appeared to be Hezbollah and Jihadist symbols.  Around 1,500 protestors demanded the…

UMD Mourns The Murder Of Five Innocent Macedonians

UMD Mourns The Murder Of Five Innocent Macedonians

April 19, 2012 – Washington, D.C. – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) condemns and mourns the grave killings of the five Macedonian fishermen on April 12, 2012. 

The victims were found late last Thursday night by a lake near the village Smiljkovci, north of Skopje.  UMD is deeply saddened by this tragic event, and urges local and national authorities to do everything in their power to find those responsible and bring them to justice.

Please follow and like us:

UMD Calls For a Fair and Lawful Census in Macedonia

October 19, 2011 – Washington, D.C. and Perth, Australia – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) endorses the Republic of Macedonia’s decision to suspend the 2011 Macedonian Census, and appeals to the government to bring criminal charges against those involved in breaking the Census laws.  UMD also urges the government to organize a new Census campaign as soon as an accurate…

10 Years After The Ohrid Framework Agreement

Ali Ahmeti Proclaims: I Am Not “Keeper Of The Peace” Macedonian Orthodox Church St. Anastasius in Lesok, Tetovo Region, Macedonia, was mostly destroyed by NLA terrorists in August 2001, after standing on that spot since the 14th Century AD.  The bombing remains a lasting symbol of violent Albanian extremism in Macedonia.  The perpetrators of this crime have never been brought…