Tag: Ersu Ekrem

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Letters, Bloody Map: battle lines are drawn as Parikiaki and the British Turkish Cypriot Association respond

Response in full from Cyprus Wine Fair organisers, newspaper Parikiaki on Bloody Map that was displayed at their recent event. Dear T-VINE, Firstly, I would like to thank T-VINE Magazine for giving us the opportunity to comment on your article regarding the Cypriot Wine Festival & Business Expo (CyWineFest). Parikiaki newspaper is the main organiser […]

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Enfield Council responds to calls to prevent the “TRNC” from playing on council-owned land in CONIFA World Cup

Next month, the Paddy Power 2018 CONIFA World Cup will be held in London. The tournament is organised by the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA), which allows countries and regions not represented by FIFA to participate. North Cyprus is among the sixteen teams that will be competing for the CONIFA World Cup. The side’s […]

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Community support needed for British Turkish Cypriot Association fundraiser

  Britain’s Turkish Cypriot community is invited to attend a special fundraising event to raise money for lobbying. The two-and-a-half hour event, which includes a keynote speaker and a buffet dinner, will take place at Empire Lounge in Walthamstow on the last Sunday of April. The voluntary-led British Turkish Cypriot Association (BTCA) has been at […]

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After Crans Montana failure, Turkish Cypriots call on UK, UN and EU to restore their “equal rights”

  Turkish Cypriots from around the world have been galvanised into action following the collapse of the Cyprus Talks in Geneva earlier this month. On Thursday, a delegation of British Turkish Cypriots delivered a letter to 10 Downing Street urging Theresa May’s government to “unconditionally end the continued isolation of the Turkish Cypriot People”. The […]

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TRNC air embargo: “prove it’s not politically motivated,” Turkish Cypriots tell UK govt

  Turkish Cypriots have thrown down the gauntlet to the British Government, after Chris Grayling, the UK Transport Minister, stated the new transit rule forcing Pegasus passengers to disembark in Turkey is purely to protect them “against a genuine terrorist threat” and is not politically motivated. But Fikri Toros, the President of the Cyprus Turkish […]

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Lib Dems say: “give the TRNC a fair chance”
 

    Members of both the Labour and Conservative parties have launched repeated attacks on the Turkish Cypriots, ever since Turkey’s armed intervention of 1974 in Cyprus. None of these attacks has ever been condemned by the Prime Minister of the time, despite the UK’s position as a Guarantor, or defender, of the rights and […]

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“Alarm and dismay” over silence on new Ercan regulations

  Since June 1st, passengers flying Pegasus between North Cyprus and the UK have been forced to undergo a new security regime that requires them to get off the plane and be re-screened in Turkey. The new measures have been forced on Cyprus’ largest tourist carrier by UK authorities concerned about a growing range of security […]