Yahoo Board Members - 09/01/06

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Dear Yahoo Board Members,



On behalf of the following Hellenic Associations, we are writing to express our profound

disappointment that your company is hosting a recent Travelocity add, which represents

the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (The FYROM), as Macedonia:

http://adventures.yahoo.com/macedonia;_ylt=AgdJ4IlCPDLspXSObTTmKuzCW8sF;
_ylu=X3oDMTBjYXJwOTB2BHNlYwNyYmEtaG9tZQ

This webpage only offers blatant misinformation, lies, and obvious political objectives.

There are volumes of historical evidence that the inhabitants of Ancient Macedonia, much

as the peoples of Attica, Ionia, Peloponnesus, Epirus, Thessaly, etc were the peoples that

comprised the ancient Greek world, and were exactly that, Greek.

Travelocity received a multitude of protesting letters from individuals who care about the

true historic facts and oppose the falsification of Hellenic history which emanates from

Greece's northern neighbor and thus removed the offensive add from its domain. Now we are

asking Yahoo travel to remove immediately this provoking webpage from its site.

Be aware that you are participating in a campaign that borders on the dissemination of

hatred and the denial of universally recognized rights of identity and cultural

sovereignty.

The true descendants of ancient Macedonia are the Greeks, who have always, and to this

date, still live, in the northern Greek province of Macedonia. Furthermore, all of

Alexander the Great's lands, including their capital, Pella, are squarely and rightfully

well within Greek borders.

The extend of Richard Bangs "efforts" is reason for great concern amongst the Greek

communities in North America and beyond. Everyone who WAS pleased with your company's

services will certainly be informed about this "campaign". We assure you every Greek will

inform his/her friends, associates and co-workers.

With this letter we formally request that you desist from engaging in state sponsored

irredentism and propaganda and stop hosting the Richard Bangs web/blog advertising

campaign. We expect a positive response, which can be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by

Tuesday September 5, 2006. If there is no response, we regret to say, but all the

following Hellenic Associations will advise their members about your misrepresentation

of our History.

An apology to over twenty million Greek people the world over would be warranted as well.


Sincerely,



Pan-Macedonian Association of USA - Panos D. Spiliakos, Supreme President:
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , www.panmacedonian.info 14th Ave.,
Whitestone, NY 11357-1730

Pan-Macedonian Association of Canada - Haralampos Moutoussidis-President:
http://www.macedoniansincanada.com , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Pan-Macedonian Association of Australia-Demitris Minas, President: 470 Queens Pde
CLIFTON HILL,3068, VIC

Pan-Macedonian Association of Europe-Archimandrite, Dr. Panteleimon Tsorbatzoglou,
President:

http://www.macedonia.org.uk

Macedonian Chapter of Africa-Gregory Garitsis, President

Hellenic Electronic Center: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Hellenic American National Council, Theodore Spyropoulos, President:
http://www.hancusa.org

Council of Hellenes Abroad (SAE) Chris Tomaras, Vice President of SAE
(North and South America): http://www.saeamerica.org/en/index.html

American Hellenic Institute (AHI)-Eugene Rossidis, President:
http://www.ahiworld.com/contact.html

Hellenic Federation of Northern California-President Ted Laliotis:
http://www.hellenicfederation.org , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Nexus, encompassing the:- MACEDONIA NEXUS - MAKEDONIA THE GLOBAL IDENTITY OF HELLENES, - Hellenic Advancement Council, - Australian Citizens Committee for Civil Concerns, - Saint Nicholas Australian Settlement Union (New South Wales Premier's Community Award, March 2003), - Hellenic Community Care Committee, - Australian Hellenes & Europe Nexus, - Socio-educational Society of the Former Athenaeum Communiversity (Australia's Bicentennial Endorsed Activity Certificate, awarded 1988), - Hellenic Genocides, Genocides Cultural, Criminal Holocausts, International, - Justice Nexus for Cyprus, - Britons Australia & UK Nexus, - Hellenes (Suezians, Aegyptiots, UnLtd) Sydney, - Sydney Hellenic Orthodox Nexus for Scouts & Guides, - and other community nexuses

C/- 49A Tramway Street, Rosebery, New South Wales, Australia 2018 9667 3045.
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George Reganis, President of American Hellenic Congress-Northville Twp, MI

Dr. Dimitri Pallas, President- Foundation for Modern Greek Studies, Northville Twp, MI

George Reganis, President of Federation of Sterea Hellas US and Canda-Broomfield Hills,
MI