Tag: South Cyprus

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UK removes Cyprus from coronavirus ‘safe’ list

The increasing number of coronavirus cases in South Cyprus has prompted the British government to remove the island from its travel corridor. The new measures, which came in on Sunday morning, 1 November, means those returning from Cyprus must self-isolate for 14 days. The decision was announced by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps on Thursday. Last […]

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Infiltrating a Greek neo-Nazi rally in Cyprus
 

  “What is this protest about?” I asked a group of young men sitting on the sidelines of a mass rally on the southern side of Nicosia’s Ledra Palace crossing. They took one look at me, all of them with the same unwelcoming frowns, before raising their hands to indicate that they would not speak […]

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Far-right ELAM planning big Ledra Palace demonstration on 20 July

  Greek Cyprus’ fascist party ELAM is planning to bring coach loads of protestors to the Ledra Palace checkpoint to demonstrate on 20 July, raising fears of disorder at the Green Line border in the capital Nicosia. ELAM is notorious for using the anniversary of Turkey’s intervention on the island to intimidate those using the […]

News - TRNC
“Hidden curriculum” in Greek Cypriot schools promotes a biased history centred on Greek nationalism

Dr. Christina Valanidou, of the Cyprus Academic Dialogue association, said this week that school curriculums in the south of Cyprus emphasised nationalism and chauvinism and, in essence, had not changed since 1812. Valanidou’s views were captured by award-winning writer Sevgül Uludağ in her regular column for TRNC daily Yeni Düzen last weekend.  The two have […]