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A protest by KTOS against Turkey’s policies and practices in Cyprus

A protest by KTOS against Turkey’s policies and practices in Cyprus

  Turkish Cypriot daily Detay newspaper (21.01.16) reports that the Turkish Cypriot Teachers’ Trade Union (KTOS) held yesterday a protest in front of the so-called Turkish embassy in the occupied area of Cyprus in order to condemn Turkey’s implementation projects and practices in the occupied area of Cyprus.  During the protest which was supported by the

Greek Cypriot teachers visited schools in the north & planted olive trees as a sign of peace

Around 60 Greek Cypriot teachers have crossed over to the occupied-area of Nicosia to visit Turkish Cypriot schools, conveying messages of peace, friendship and cooperation. As a symbolic gesture of peace between the two communities the Greek Cypriot teachers, who were accompanied on their visit by Turkish Cypriot teachers, gave olive trees to be planted

KTOS sent a letter to Anastasiades regarding the attacks against Turkish Cypriots noting the need for “peace education”

During a speech by Dervis Eroglu, Turkish Cypriot teachers raised the slogan “we do not want education hostile to peace”   Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (18.11.15) reports that the Turkish Cypriot primary school teachers’ trade union (KTOS) sent a letter to the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, as regards the attack

Pipeline a strategy to cement Turkey’s influence on Cyprus By @AthanasiouTh

Sener Elcil, Secretary-general of the Turkish Cypriot Teachers’ Union, has fired on Turkey and its policy in the occupied areas of Cyprus in an interview with SigmaLive regarding the opening of an illegal water pipeline in Myrtou.  Elcil, whose union is protesting the illegal pipeline and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s illegal visit, said that after

KTOS: Some school books include chauvinistic, sexist, militarist, nationalistic and racist rhetoric

Turkish Cypriot teachers raised message in an event with speaker Eroglu “we do not want education hostile to peace” Turkish Cypriot daily Halkin Sesi newspaper (18.06.15) reports that the general secretary of the Turkish Cypriot primary school teachers’ trade union (KTOS), Sener Elcil has said that the problems which KTOS has been putting forward since

Ozersay’s movement and several trade unions expressed their support to Akinci

Under the front-page title: “The status-quo apparently has been broken”, Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (22.04.15) reports that the election result for next Sunday’s elections seems to be designated from now since Mustafa Akinci gains support from all parts of the society. According to the paper, several NGO’s in the occupied area of Cyprus like

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