December 5, 2011
by Jennie Ryan
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Monday that Greece wrongly blocked the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) from joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in a dispute over the use of the name "Macedonia." Greece objects to FYROM's use of "Macedonia" out of ...[read more]
May 19, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On May 19, 2010, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) affirmed the acquittal of former Macedonian interior minister Ljube Boskoski, while upholding the sentence imposed against Macedonian police officer Johan Tarculovski for alleged war ...[read more]
October 14, 2010
by Megan McKee
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) announced Thursday that it will review the involvement of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in the extraordinary rendition and torture of Khaled El-Masri by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). On orders from the US, in 2003, Macedonian ...[read more]
September 29, 2008
by Kiely Lewandowski
The Assembly of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Saturday revoked two lawmakers' prosecutorial immunity for crimes allegedly committed during the country's 2001 ethnic conflict. Hajrula Misini and Hisen Dzemaili, both members of the Democratic Union for Integration ( ...[read more]
September 13, 2008
by Michael Sung
Council of Europe (COE) Commissioner for Human Rights Thomas Hammarberg released his report on the status of human rights in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Friday, praising ongoing efforts by the FYROM government to improve human rights, but also highlighting shortfalls in ...[read more]
May 30, 2008
by Bernard Hibbitts
Elisa Mari, Pitt Law '10, files from Athens:A huge public outcry erupted in Greece in March when NATO expanded its membership, the reason being that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) wanted to join the alliance under the name of Macedonia. For nearly all the existing... ...[read more]

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