Tag: Refugees

News - Features
Germany welcomes Turkish academics 84 years after Atatürk did same for Jews fired by the Nazis

Turkish scholars fired from their jobs following a mass purge in Turkey have found an unexpected guardian angel in Germany. In a bizarre twist of fate, the Philipp Schwartz Initiative, launched last year and inspired by a German Jewish academic saved by Turks, is helping refugee researchers fleeing persecution in their home countries to find […]

News - TRNC
Will Greek Cypriots’ Güzelyurt/Morphou demands wreck the Talks?

The future of the UN Cyprus Peace Talks has been threatened by renewed Greek Cypriot demands for the return of Güzelyurt/Morphou, now part of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Speaking on Sunday 14 August, Averof Neophytou, leader of DISY, currently the ruling party in the Greek Republic of Cyprus (RoC), said it would reject […]

Columnists
Yet again we march

Yet again we march. With arthiritic knees, painful backs, we march on. What are these compared to the suffering of refugees, victims of wars, destruction. Victims of Western foreign policy, western greed.   We march to demand compassion, justice and humanity for refugees. Refugees, facing inhumane treatment, at home and in Europe. The Europe where they thought they […]