Tag: Turkish Cypriot

Books
Metin Murat’s historical novel The Crescent Moon Fox launched in London

The Crescent Moon Fox – the debut book by Turkish Cypriot author Metin Murat – was launched in London last week. The novel, set in Cyprus from the British colonial rule era through to the turn of the millennium, was promoted by the publisher Armida Books at the London Book Fair. The three-day event in […]

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British Kashmiris lend weight to Turkish Cypriots protest against racist discrimination by Waltham Forest Council

British Turkish Cypriots held their second protest against Waltham Forest Council Leader Grace Williams for “discrimination and racially insulting the British Turkish Cypriot Community”. The event was bolstered by support from the local Kashmiri community. Over a dozen Kashmiris attended the demonstration outside Waltham Forest Town Hall on Thursday, 3 March, to protest the Council’s […]

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UK’s leading grocery wholesaler JJ throws open its doors to Ukrainians as a ‘refugee-friendly workplace’

One of the UK’s largest grocery wholesalers, JJ Foodservice, is offering support to Ukrainian refugees arriving in the UK over the coming months. The award-winning North London headquartered business, founded by Turkish Cypriot immigrant Mustafa Kiamil, has contacted Enfield Council and other local authorities where its branches are located to discuss employing those fleeing the […]

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International football agent calls out FIFA and UEFA for “double standards” over Russia sports ban

A Turkish Cypriot football agent has hit out at FIFA’s “double standards” after it announced a football ban on Russia in response to the country invading Ukraine, which also contravenes its motto to ‘keep politics out of sport’. Monday’s decision by the world football body to bar the Russian national team from international competitions indefinitely […]

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LGBT+ History Month: The legacy of British ‘anti-sodomy’ laws in Cyprus

February is LGBT+ History Month in Britain. During this annual month-long observance, the UK puts the historic experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people (LGBTI+) and their fight for equal rights in the spotlight. The aim of the month is simple: to raise awareness of, and combat prejudice against, LGBTI+ people, and to […]