Tag: Macedonia

70 Years Later, Greece Continues to Whitewash its Tragic Past

70 Years Later, Greece Continues to Whitewash its Tragic Past

“How wonderful it is that no one has to wait, but can start right now to gradually change the world! How wonderful it is that everyone, great and small, can immediately help bring about justice by giving of themselves.” — Anne Frank As we commemorate World Refugee Day, UMD is ever more committed in revealing and disseminating the truth about…

UMD: “Republic of North Macedonia” – a fiasco for the Macedonian identity, history and future

UMD: “Republic of North Macedonia” – a fiasco for the Macedonian identity, history and future

North Macedonia in the Western Balkans in Southeast Europe, as a solution to the 27-year bilateral dispute between the Republic of Macedonia and Greece, with its ultimatum for constitutional changes, changing the constitutional preamble, changing Article 49 related to the Macedonian national minorities, and erga omnes for overall use part of the package-solution, is a triumph for Greek diplomacy and…

Pennsylvania Congressman Matt Cartwright Joins Macedonia Caucus

Pennsylvania Congressman Matt Cartwright Joins Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce that Congressman Matt Cartwright (Democrat-17th Congressional District of Pennsylvania) has joined the bi-partisan Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus) bringing the number to 26 members. “With Pennsylvania’s historic Macedonian community, Congressman Cartwright’s support holds great meaning for us. As the voice of Macedonian-Americans in Washington, D.C., we, at UMD,…

UMD Calls on UN Secretary General to End Injustice Macedonia Faces

UMD Calls on UN Secretary General to End Injustice Macedonia Faces

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) sent a letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres calling upon him to use his authority and urge the UN to implement the right of self-determination, grant Macedonia equal membership in the UN under its rightful name, and end the injustice that it has faced for the past twenty-five years. The contents…

UMD: “Fourth Ilinden” Will Be the Day Macedonia Withdraws from the So-called UN Name Negotiations

UMD: “Fourth Ilinden” Will Be the Day Macedonia Withdraws from the So-called UN Name Negotiations

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) categorically rejects Zoran Zaev’s attempts to change Macedonia’s Constitution and impose a “new name” on Macedonia and the Macedonian people. The “fourth Ilinden” will take place when a true statesman is born in Macedonia who will withdraw the country from the ridiculous United Nations-led “negotiations” over Macedonia’s name and identity. “We currently have a name…

UMD Appeal for the Upcoming EU Western Balkans Summit in Sofia

UMD Appeal for the Upcoming EU Western Balkans Summit in Sofia

On the occasion of the upcoming EU Summit of the Western Balkan countries in Sofia, Republic of Bulgaria, scheduled for May 17, 2018, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), despite the messages channeled through 40 peaceful and democratic gatherings with the turnout of over 150,000 Macedonians worldwide through the global movement We Are Macedonia, appeals to government entities to refrain from…

UMD Demands Macedonia Parliament Speaker’s Impeachment and Collective Resignation of Macedonia’s Government and Ruling Coalition

UMD Demands Macedonia Parliament Speaker’s Impeachment and Collective Resignation of Macedonia’s Government and Ruling Coalition

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) strongly condemns today’s unconstitutional and parliamentary deviation from the rules of procedure in Macedonia’s Parliament when adopting the law on languages, and calls for the immediate annulment of it. UMD calls on members of Parliament who have spoken against the law on the use of languages to submit a parliamentary initiative for the impeachment of,…

Greece accused of ‘genocide’ of Macedonian people

Greece accused of ‘genocide’ of Macedonian people

Joint Statement by Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (Toronto, Canada), United Macedonian Diaspora (Washington, DC and Melbourne, Australia), World Macedonian Congress (60 countries worldwide) and the Macedonian Coordinative Network – SUM (Skopje, Republic of Macedonia) Joint Branch Office in Geneva, Switzerland March 7, 2018 The Macedonian people can no longer bear the intolerable burden of injustice inflicted upon them by…

Macedonian American Community Calls on President Trump to Solve The Macedonian Conundrum – #WeAreMacedonia – Enough is Enough

During the night Paul had a vision of a man of Macedonia standing and begging him, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” Acts 16:9. In commemoration of 74 years of Macedonia Statehood, #WeAreMacedonia – Enough is Enough global movement is holding a rally on the National Mall (12th Street, between Madison Drive and Jefferson Drive) in Washington, D.C. on…

Full Transcript of Joint Press Conference between Greek and Macedonian Prime Ministers at Davos

Full Transcript of Joint Press Conference between Greek and Macedonian Prime Ministers at Davos

Below, please find an unedited transcript of the Joint Press Conference between the Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, and the Prime Minister of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, that occurred today on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Click HERE for the video. TSIPRAS: “I would like to thank Prime Minister Zaev on today’s talks where two…

U.S. Ambassador to NATO Hutchison: I Do Support Macedonia

U.S. Ambassador to NATO Hutchison: I Do Support Macedonia

On October 12, 2017, at the Washington Post, UMD President Metodija A. Koloski, via a Twitter-submitted question, asked the new U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison if she would be an advocate on Macedonia becoming NATO’s 30th member. Here was her response: Ignatius: I know there’s a mission that’s heading out to Turkey next week from the State…

Eleven Macedonian Scholars Write to President Trump

Eleven Macedonian Scholars Write to President Trump

UMD’s positions on Macedonia’s right to its name can be found by clicking HERE. Date: 11 December 2017 Attn: His Excellency Donald Trump President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Your Excellency, We call on you as Macedonians and scholars, as people who are concerned for their home country, the Republic of…