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Tensions Rise Over Discriminatory Beach Policy

A lifeguard at Glapsides Beach in Famagusta sparked outrage by announcing a discriminatory policy against Pakistani individuals and “blacks.” The incident has ignited a heated debate on racism, discrimination, and access to public spaces in the region, prompting discussions on racial profiling and the responsibilities of those in authority.

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Hundreds Slam Racism in Limassol Protest

The recent protest in Limassol, Cyprus, was sparked by the tragic death of Anis Rahman, a Bangladeshi national who fell from a building while escaping a police raid. The incident highlighted concerns about racial discrimination and the treatment of foreigners, prompting calls for justice and systemic change in the community.

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Focus on Cyprus on Against Racism Day

On the International Day Against Racism and Discrimination, Cyprus focuses on combating racial inequalities and injustices. This day commemorates the Sharpeville massacre and calls for global action to address racism through policy implementation and cultural change.

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Unity in Diversity: Nicosia’s Stand Against Racism

Nicosia’s diverse communities join forces, marching against racism with a powerful message of unity and tolerance. On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, a coalition of political parties and organizations in Cyprus stands together, championing dignity and respect as they pave the way for a more inclusive society.

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Arikli brands CTP ‘MP’ racist

Erhan Arikli, the transport minister, accused Ceyhun Birinci, a CTP MP in Cyprus, of racism after a heated exchange about identity in parliament. The confrontation sheds light on deeper issues of belonging and racism in a country with a divided past, sparking broader discussions on unity and acceptance.

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Nicosia Turkish Cypriots Stand United Against Racism

The Nicosia Turkish Municipality has joined the European Coalition of Cities Against Racism to combat discrimination and uphold international human rights standards. Their membership signifies a united front in Nicosia and emphasizes their dedication to fostering an inclusive society and protecting human rights locally.

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