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Turkish Cypriots show solidarity as thousands protest against government, corruption, and police brutality in South Cyprus

Pro-unification Turkish Cypriots took to social media to express their solidarity with Greek Cypriots protesting against government corruption and police brutality in South Cyprus. The two minute 18 second clip featured over a dozen Turkish Cypriots speaking in Turkish, English and Greek, each one condemning the ugly scenes that had played out at the first […]

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Management of Turkish Cypriot refugee properties in Baf/Paphos causes friction

An inspection of Turkish Cypriot refugee properties in Baf / Paphos by a delegation from the Greek Cypriot Parliament’s Refugees Committee ended in an angry exchange that required police intervention. The Committee’s visit on Friday to Mutallo / Mouttalos led to a face-off with Greek Cypriot refugees, resulting in “some pushing and shoving…following a heated […]

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South Cyprus under fire for discriminatory vaccination policy

The Greek Cypriot authorities have come under fire for implementing a discriminatory policy on the COVID-19 vaccines that are due to be delivered to the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) this week. Turkish Cypriots are set to receive two thousand Pfizer BioNTech vaccines sent by the European Union (EU) via South Cyprus, but accusations […]

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EU fails to act over Greek Cypriot ban on Green Line border crossing

The European Union is refusing to intervene in a row over South Cyprus suspending the Green Line Regulation for European citizens. Currently, visitors from EU countries and EU nationals resident in North Cyprus are prevented from crossing the Green Line border that divides the island into the Turkish North and the Greek South. Mustafa Akıncı, […]