Tag: racism

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TPA head Sgt Eren Emin “welcomes” Met apology on racist case study, urges community to “experience” new training course

The Turkish Police Association (TPA) chair Sergeant Eren Emin has responded to yesterday’s Metropolitan Police statement apologising to British Turks for the offence caused by its training material that concentrated a whole manner of vile and improbable criminal traits in a single person described as “Turkish”. In a written statement to T-VINE, the TPA chair said, […]

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Council leaders write to Met Police over racist training material targeting Turks

The pressure continues to pile on to the Metropolitan Police about its use of offensive training material on a course for new detectives, after the leaders of Enfield and Haringey Councils, Nesil Caliskan and Peray Ahmet, complained about the “negative racial stereotyping of people of Turkish heritage”. The pair’s letter follows serious complaints raised by […]

Guest Views
20 July 1974

Where does history begin? This is not just idle speculation, but one of the most important questions that we can ask in the context of the history of modern Cyprus. For some it all starts on the 20th of July 1974. For others, those more serious students of history, the seeds of our Island’s present […]

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Dr. Mehmet Öz overcomes first hurdle on path to becoming America’s first Turkish Muslim Senator

Trump-endorsed television personality Dr. Mehmet Öz guaranteed his position as the Republican candidate for Pennsylvania’s Senate after his opponent David McCormick conceded defeat in the state primary last weekend. Öz will face the Democrat candidate, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania John Fetterman, in the Midterm US Elections in November. If Dr. Öz, whose parents are from […]

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Letters, Channel 4’s Travel Man on Cyprus “feeds into the inaccurate, biased, and racist narrative of the Greek Cypriot regime”

Dear T-VINE, Please can you publish this open letter to UK broadcast authority OFCOM and Channel 4 about the “Cyprus” episode of Channel 4’s Travel Man?   Dear OFCOM & Channel 4, As a British Turkish Cypriot, I was extremely disappointed to see Channel 4 air some very damaging, insufficient and poorly thought out context […]