Tag: Lib Dems

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Former journalist elected in Lib Dems local elections fight back

A FORMER London based Turkish Cypriot journalist has been elected as a Liberal Democrat District councillor in South Norfolk in recent local elections. Suzanne Nuri-Nixon was elected for South Wymondham as both a Town and District councillor after the elections on Thursday, 2ndMay, which saw huge Conservative losses around the country. After counting was completed […]

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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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Why the Liberal Democrats referred UKIP to the BBC Trust and Ofcom

The day after UKIP’s first-ever party political broadcast, the Liberal Democrats made an official complaint to the broadcasting watchdog Ofcom and the BBC over the broadcast’s content, claiming it incited racial and religious hatred. The Lib Dems said the presentation and tone of the broadcast focused on provoking negative and hostile reactions. It uses images, […]

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Ofcom set to rule on UKIP’s “stomach-turning” anti-Turkey broadcast

A decision is expected next week from Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulatory body, on whether to investigate the UK Independence Party (UKIP) for its Party Political Broadcast on 3rd Feb. 2016. The party honed in on Turkey’s large Muslim population as a reason for Britain to quit the European Union, claiming up to 15 million Muslim […]