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Anti-militarism and the hypocrisy of the Greek Cypriot Left

Anti-militarism and the hypocrisy of the Greek Cypriot Left

                                            Anti-militarist protest in Nicosia, Cyprus 1975   Haravgi (AKEL’s newspaper)front-page in 1979:Demilitarisation of Cyprus,Disarmament in the whole world On the 5th of December, Neoklis Silikiotis, an MEP for the Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL), raised the issue of Haluk’s imprisonment before the European Commission, denouncing this gross violation of human rights. The Greens

Right-wing socialists? Do we even have those? #KSEDEK

Published by:http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/11/29/right-wing-socialists-do-we-even-have-those/ By Constantinos Psillides SOCIALIST party EDEK and the Greens announced on Wednesday that they would no longer take part in the regular bi-communal meetings between Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot parties held at the Ledra Palace. EDEK leader Yiannakis Omirou justified the decision saying there “is no reason to take part in the

EDEK considers leaving European socialist alliance after Schulz’s actions

      Happier times: Omirou (left) with Martin Schulz Socialist EDEK is considering leaving the European Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D), a political group in the European Parliament, a party official told the Cyprus Mail, following a reported snub by former S&D leader and current European Parliament president Martin Schulz. Reports from