HLA Update and ALERT: Mission Accomplished in UTAH , Skopjian Conference Exposed; Anti-Hellenic Film Released
For Immediate Release: November 13, 2009
We, at the HLA, are proud to proclaim our recent campaign against the Anti-Hellenic Conference at University of Utah, a victory. A victory in the sense that for the first time, in quite some time, we as a community stood together and proclaimed, OXI! Hate speech and historical revisionism has no place in the halls of academia. Thanks to enthusiastic activists like Aris Deslis of Salt Lake City and such organizations as the American Hellenic Institute, the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, the Pan Macedonian Association USA, HANC-Hellenic American National Council, and the Hellenic-Canadian Federation of Ontario who wrote letters to the President of the University of Utah, Mr. Michael K. Young, awareness of the dangers of revisionism were raised. Greek-American academics also monitored this firsthand, and reports should be forthcoming soon. We, as ethnic Hellenes stood up and fought back against Anti-Hellenism, united.
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