Cyprus
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

Communists in Cyprus demand end to US blockade on Cuba

The Progressive Party of Working People condemned the US blockade of supplies of medical equipment, respirators and diagnostic test kits. It also expressed solidarity with the Cuban doctors who are treating COVID-19 patients across the world

Cyprus protest Young Cypriots seek peace, demand ouster of imperialist forces

On January 26, Sunday, hundreds of young Cypriots participated in a march to demand the immediate closure of foreign military bases on the island, and called for the peaceful political reunification of Cyprus

Cyprus anti-migrant patrols Cyprus deploys troops in UN buffer zone to stop influx of migrants

The government of the Republic of Cyprus justified the troop deployment stating that it was a necessary measure to stop the flow of migrants

World Federation of Democratic Youth World Federation of Democratic Youth assembly calls for intensifying struggles

The 20th assembly of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) concluded in Nicosia, Cyprus on December 6, with the slogan “Forward the future! Until we have built the world we have dreamed of and fought for!”

Cyprus Peace Council observes the 70th anniversary of its foundation

Since its founding in 1949, the Cyprus Peace Council has played a key role in restoring peace in the island and promoting reconciliation between the ethnic communities.

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