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Anastasiades calls for end to ‘patriotic hooliganism’

Anastasiades calls for end to ‘patriotic hooliganism’

President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday called for an end to hooliganism associated with patriotism as it was giving fodder to anti-solution elements. He was referring to a series of attacks on Turkish Cypriot motorists by school students in three separate incidents on November 16 during anti-occupations demonstrations in Nicosia. Read the rest on: http://cyprus-mail.com/2015/11/22/anastasiades-cic-hooliganism/

AG says there can be no exemptions to basic human rights in Cyprus solution

By Angelos Anastasiou At a time when inter-communal talks for the settlement of the Cyprus problem are at an advanced stage, the issue of safeguarding the human rights of all citizens living on the island is of paramount importance, and a decisive factor in exercising judgement in a possible referendum, Attorney-general Costas Clerides said on

Izcan:Solution should respect property rights and human rights of all Cypriots

      Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (07.08.15) reports that the chairman of the United Cyprus Party (BKP) Izzet Izcan in a written statement yesterday stated, inter alia, that the solution to be found on the Cyprus problem should respect the property rights and the basic human rights of all Cypriots. Stating that the

Return of all religious sites under discussion

THE return of places of worship under the Church and Evkaf administrations respectively is among the proposals under discussion pending a settlement agreement, sources said. Daily Politis reported that an agreement was reached between the two sides on places of worship according to which, following a settlement of the Cyprus problem, all religious monuments of

Sibel stated that illegal settlers will remain in Cyprus after a solution

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper 922.03.15) reported that Sibel Sibel, the candidate of the Republican Turkish Party (CTP) for the “presidential elections” to be held on April 19, made statements regarding the illegal settlers in Cyprus saying that they will not be sent back in case of a solution. Sibel made this statement replying to

Turkey Take Note – Human Rights Are Integral to the EU

  Published by: http://www.cyprusnewsreport.com/?q=node/8133   Wed, 10/12/2014 – 13:26 — Sarah Fenwick   Human Rights Week starts today, December 10th, and the Cypriot people are still under the gun from Turkey, which has occupied Cyprus since 1974 with armed troops, barbed wire, and ongoing human rights abuses. Usurped properties, people who have been missing since