A Russian tourist on holidays in Ayia Napa, was arrested yesterday evening by the occupation authorities while visiting the occupied Famagusta area. According to the police, a 28 year old woman from Russia who is on vacation in Cyprus visited the Ayia Napa police station last night and reported that she received a text message […]
The police issued arrest warrants against four high school students from Nicosia for the violent incidents against Turkish Cypriots. The incident took place on Monday during the student demonstration against the proclamation of the pseudo-state in the occupied north. A group of students at three different locations threw stones and firecrackers against cars carrying Turkish […]
Greek language is now being taught as a compulsory subject in elementary level schools of the occupied northern part of Cyprus. Moreover the Higher Education Council of the Turkish Cypriot community abolished the morning oath in primary schools. The oath contains strong nationalistic content and provokes pride for the student Turkish origins. According to the […]
It’s been reported that now Turkish Cypriots crossing into the Republic of Cyprus controlled areas are subjected to extra checks which in some cases included full body search.
Yesterday Turkish Cypriots took the streets of Nicosia in a general strike and mass protest to rally against the austerity package that was imposed by Turkey on 1st of January.
The Head of the negotiations between Turkey and the EU Egemen Bağış said that Turkey has not caused any problems in Cyprus.
According to the Turkish Cypriot newspaper “Kibris” Eroglu’s position is that “a united Cyprus would gain sovereignty and one international legal personality, but not a single sovereignty.”