Cyprus
Protest for Unity - Cyprus
Anti-imperialists protest on 39th anniversary of proclamation of Turkish state in Northern Cyprus

Working class and anti-imperialist sections denounced the chauvinist maneuvers by imperialist and hyper-nationalist forces that led to the de-facto partition of Cyprus in 1983. They also called for the resumption of negotiations to facilitate a peaceful reunification

Progressives in Cyprus denounce government funding for ‘Grivas Museum’

The center-right government in Cyprus has decided to allocate funds to build a museum to honor the notorious Greek-Cypriot paramilitary leader Georgios Grivas

Surveillance Scam - Cyprus
Cyprus government slammed for inaction on spying scandal

The tech security company which developed the controversial Predator spyware that was used to spy on a Greek politician and journalists is currently owned by an Israeli businessman based in Cyprus

Save Akamas - Cyprus
Progressives in Cyprus intensify campaign to save Akamas peninsula

The Cyprus government’s plan to facilitate pro-business developmental works in the ecologically sensitive Akamas peninsula has invoked large-scale protests from environmentalists and other progressive sections in the country

Womens protest-Cyprus
Women’s groups in Cyprus protest acquittal of police officers in Mitsero murders case

Following the murder of seven women and girls by Nikos Metaxas between 2016 and 2018, a probe was ordered into the role of the police. The investigation concluded that it could not be proved that there was negligence of duty

Cyprus Elections
Conservatives maintain lead in Cyprus parliamentary elections

In the elections held to the House of Representatives in the Republic of Cyprus, the incumbent Democratic Rally (DISY) and the communist Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL) maintained their first and second positions

March For Cyprus Unity
Ahead of UN-mediated talks, Cypriot groups rally for a peaceful solution

Progressive sections in both parts of politically and ethnically divided Cyprus marched in the capital city Nicosia calling for a federal solution for the peaceful reunion of the communities and the country

Progressive organizations condemn detention of leftist activists in Cyprus

Abdullah Korkmazhan, the general secretary of Sol Hareket (Left Movement), and two activists were detained in the city of Famagusta in Turkish-controlled Cyprus in a case related to the defacement of a hoarding of Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Progressives denounce Turkey’s persecution of Turkish Cypriot publisher Sener Levent 

The Progressive Party of Working People and Members of the European Parliament from Cyprus expressed solidarity with Turkish Cypriot publisher Şener Levent who is being persecuted for defaming Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Cyprus Football
Progressive youth call for safe and fair conduct of pan-Cyprian football championship

The first match of this year’s Cypriot First Division football championship was called off on August 20 after two players tested positive for COVID-19

Cypriot Youth anti-racism protests
Young Cypriots demand justice for George Floyd

The United Democratic Youth Organisation organized a demonstration outside the US Embassy in Nicosia on June 5, Friday, in solidarity with the anti-racism protests in the US and to demand justice for George Floyd

Edon Interview-Cyprus
“EDON has been at the forefront of all the struggles of the Cypriotic youth”

Iakovos Tofari, head of the International Bureau of the Central Council of EDON and member of the EDON Executive Council, talks about COVID-19 in Cyprus and the role of the youth organization in various struggles