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UMD Disappointed with New Redistricting Law in Albanian Parliament

UMD Disappointed with New Redistricting Law in Albanian Parliament

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), as one of the leading voices for Macedonians worldwide, expresses its profound disappointment with the new redistricting law recently passed in the Albanian Parliament that would eliminate the municipalities of Golo Brdo and Gora, which are predominantly populated by ethnic Macedonians of Muslim faith. “We strongly urge the EU, Council of Europe, OSCE and the…

UMD Applauds Albanian Parliament’s Decision to Return Macedonian Toponym Pustec

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) applauds the Albanian Parliament for today’s unanimous decision to return the name Pustec to the village that was previously named Liqenas, in the Mala Prespa region, Albania.  The UMD congratulates the native Macedonian minority in Albania for this accomplishment, and hopes that the Albanian authorities will follow suit for the other eight villages in the…