[lg policy] Eurolang newsletter

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 5 17:11:45 UTC 2009

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Dear Sir/ Madam,
We include a brief summary of the latest articles published on Eurolang.

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Neo-fascists disrupt presentation of the first Greek-Macedonian
Dictionary in Athens

The presentation of the first Greek-Macedonian dictionary was brutally
disrupted last night in Athens by a group of Greek ultra-nationalists
belonging to the neo-fascist organization “Hrissi Avgi” (Golden Dawn).

UK issues third European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages report

The UK has just issued its third report on its implementation of the
Council of Europe’s European Charter for Regional or Minority
Languages. However, while it notes steady progress for the UK
languages Welsh, Cornish, Scots Gaelic, Manx, and Scots, full details
on the implementation of measures for Irish and Ulster Scots are
absent pending a supplementary report from the government of northern
Ireland. In addition, the report is nearly a year late.

Ffred Ffrancis: all legislative powers for Welsh should be transferred
to National Assembly

Ffred Ffransis, Cymdeithas Yr Iaith member and veteran Welsh language
campaigner, was released from Park Prison (Bridgend) on Wednesday
morning and today, the Welsh national assembly's legislative Committee
No5 presents its report on the legislative competence order (LCO) on
Welsh to the Welsh Assembly Government.

Coming up on Eurolang

European election analysis, implications for lesser used languages.

Mixed messages from Court decision over Basque provision in Navarre

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