Tag: Greek Civil War

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 Thanks the Czech Republic for Recognizing Macedonia

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce that the Czech Republic is the 135th country in the world to recognize Macedonia by its constitutional name.  Following the Hungarian recognition in December 2012, the Czech Republic becomes the 16th EU member-state to recognize Macedonia’s constitutional name.    Macedonia and the Czech Republic have enjoyed bilateral relations long before 1991.…

Washington, D.C. Panel: The Rise of Extremism in Greece and Its Impact on Minorities

Washington, D.C. Panel: The Rise of Extremism in Greece and Its Impact on Minorities

On October 23, 2012, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) hosted a panel discussion in Washington, D.C. to address the rise of extremism in Greece and what impact it has had on native, ethnic, migrant and religious minorities in Greece.  The panel featured Archimandrite Nikodim Tsarknias, the representative of Greece’s Macedonian Orthodox religious community, Sali Bollati, Secretary-General of the Albanian American…