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On World Refugee Day, UMD Calls on Greece to Repeal Laws from 1980s

On World Refugee Day, UMD Calls on Greece to Repeal Laws from 1980s

On World Refugee Day, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) commemorates the 71st anniversary of the mass exodus of Macedonian children refugees (the Deca Begalci) from Greece. On this important day, UMD reiterates its call on Greece to repeal the Greek laws that discriminate against Macedonians and to afford the Macedonian children refugees of the Greek Civil War the right to…

UMD Marks World Refugee Day, Calls on Greece to Repeal Laws

UMD Marks World Refugee Day, Calls on Greece to Repeal Laws

On World Refugee Day, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) commemorates the 70th anniversary since the plight and mass exodus of thousands of Macedonian children, called “Deca Begalci,” that were forcefully expelled by Greek army forces during the Greek Civil War, which started in 1944 and lasted till 1949. UMD calls upon Greece to recognize the inhumane treatment of these Macedonians…