MINELRES: Articles in Eurolang, August 4-6, 2004
Mon Aug 9 18:03:41 2004
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AGENCY FOR THE FRIULAN LANGUAGE LAUNCHED
Udin 8/6/2004 by Max Mauro
A new weapon of protection for the Friulan language will be soon in
place with the birth of the new "Agjenzie regjonal lenghe furlane"
(Regional Agency for the Friulan Language), whose statute was approved
yesterday by the regional government of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy.
EU CALLS FOR RUSSIAN HELP TO END LANGUAGE POGROMS IN TRANSDNISTRIA
San Diego 8/5/2004 by JAmes Fife
European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Javier Solana,
wrote to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov last week calling for
Russian cooperation to help end the attacks on Moldavian speakers in the
break-away Transdnistria area of Moldova.
SORBIAN NEWSPAPER THREATENED BY CUTBACKS
Brussel / Bruxelles 8/4/2004 by Brigitte Alfter
The Sorbian newspaper Serbske Nowine is threatened by cutbacks. The
editor fears for the future of the paper. Meanwhile other Sorbian
activities will have to save money and bilingual German-Sorbian road
signs in one town were destroyed.
IůAKI URIA FROM THE BASQUE NEWSPAPER EGUNKARIA RELEASED ON BAILl
Brussel/ Bruxelles 8/4/2004 by Davyth Hicks
I”aki Uria, journalist and manager with the banned Basque language
newspaper Egunkaria was finally released on bail on Monday night,
reports the Basque newspaper Berria, after being held in jail for nearly
'A NEW LINGUISTIC CLIMATE FOR THE WELSH LANGUAGE' AND A £1M GIFT
Abergele 8/4/2004 by Huw Morgan
In the week that the Welsh Language Board announced its twelfth annual
report - and the last by the present chairman Rhodri Williams, the
language received a financial boost when a benefactor left a £1m to
help the language in his will. This interest from this money - likely to
be around £50,000 a year - is to be spent on furthering the language
amongst the young and to help the unique Welsh language cultural
gatherings, the eisteddfodau.
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