Tag: CTCA UK

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President Tatar leads tributes to Sir David Amess, as Turkish Cypriot community mourns loss of a “great friend”

The senseless and shocking murder of British Parliamentarian Sir David Amess has devastated not only his family, friends and colleagues, but also the very many communities his life and work touched. The 69-year-old Conservative Member of Parliament for Southend West was stabbed to death during a constituency surgery at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, […]

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CTCA raises £5,000 for lifesaving treatment for Turkish Cypriot SMA baby Asya  

The Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations UK (CTCA) has raised £5,000 towards lifesaving treatment for baby Asya Polatlı. The 10-month only infant from the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus  is suffering from a rare and potentially fatal genetic disease, Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Babies with Type 1 SMA have severe problems moving due to […]

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Turkish Cypriot Ambassador Çimen Keskin starts her new role in London

Ambassador Çimen Keskin has taken up her new post as the London representative of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC). In her first week, she has already met with the Turkish ambassador Ümit Yalçın, and President Ayşe Osman and Vice-President Kenan Nafi of the Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations UK (CTCA). Ambassador Keskin will […]

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“Labour only cares about Greek Cypriots” – UK Turkish Cypriots blast Shadow Ministers’ letter to Foreign Secretary

Labour stands accused of “anti-Turkish bias” after a letter about Cyprus sent by Shadow Ministers Fabian Hamilton and Catherine West to Dominic Raab, the Foreign Secretary, used offensive language and failed to incorporate Turkish Cypriot views. Hamilton, the Shadow Minister for Peace & Disarmament, and West, the Shadow Minister for Europe and the Americas, incensed […]

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Arsenal revises policy after British Turks accuse club of “double standards” over Ozil and Aubameyang posts

Arsenal Football Club has revised its communications policy after a leading community group accused the club of “double standards”. The complaint was made by the Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in an open letter sent to the board of the North London club last month. Penned by CTCA chair Ertuğrul Mehmet, the powerfully worded letter […]