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Refugee Awareness Campaign Launches in Cyprus

The Refugee Awareness Campaign in Cyprus is striving to educate the public on the struggles faced by refugees and build empathy within the community, drawing on the island’s own history of displacement. With over 10,000 applications for international protection in the past year, the campaign highlights the global crisis of forced migration and aims to create a supportive environment for those seeking refuge in Cyprus.

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Interior Minister Criticizes UN Over Buffer Zone Situation

Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou criticizes UNFICYP for prearranging accommodations for migrants in the buffer zone, questioning the transparency and sequence of events. Tensions rise as conflicting reports emerge regarding the treatment of migrants from Afghanistan, Syria, and Cameroon, highlighting the need for a humane resolution amidst the complex geopolitical landscape.

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President Joins Dead Sea Summit on Gaza

At the Dead Sea summit on Gaza, President Nikos Christodoulides will join global leaders to address the urgent humanitarian crisis in the region. The main focus is on relief and recovery efforts, aiming to create a coordinated response to provide tangible aid to those in need.

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A Year after Greece Migrant Boat Tragedy

A year after the tragic migrant boat capsizing off the coast of Greece, Mahmoud Shalabi, the sole survivor from his town, grapples with uncertainty in Athens while families of lost loved ones demand answers. Conflicting reports surround the incident, emphasizing the need for a thorough investigation and accountability to prevent similar tragedies in the future.

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A Humanitarian Challenge at Cape Greco

Amidst the waves near Cape Greco, a group of 141 individuals, predominantly Syrian refugees, arrived seeking safety on Cyprus shores, highlighting the ongoing humanitarian challenge in the Mediterranean. The Pournara Reception Centre offers initial support, but the surge in arrivals underscores the need for regional cooperation and comprehensive policies to ensure the migrants’ safety, dignity, and integration into host societies.

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Akel Advocates for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza

Akel is pushing for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, demanding Israel to end hostilities and provide humanitarian access, showcasing solidarity with the Palestinian people. The party emphasizes the urgency of peace and calls for the creation of a Palestinian state to address the ongoing crisis.

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Migrant Arrival on Cyprus Shores

A total of 458 migrants arrived on Cyprus shores aboard six vessels, including men, women, and children seeking refuge, highlighting the human aspect of global migration. Migrants paid $3,000 each for the risky journey from Lebanon, with two individuals arrested for organizing the passage, as authorities investigate the incident at the Pournara reception center.

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