Sunday, 28th June 2015, Pafos Zoo From the facebook event: The protest will take place at the defined venue for reasons relating to the recent scandal which was provoked by the import of two elephants. We want the release of already enslaved animals, not the enslavement of additional ones.
The stateless Kurds from Syria, who have been on hunger strike for 52 days are still outside the Ministry of Interior demanding to be granted the status of recognized refugees are now in a very critical health condition. One of the two hunger strikers was taken to hospital yesterday but refused treatment in the form of a serum and was thus released, returning to continue his protest outside the Ministry.
For the first time since World War 2, the number of displaced people in the world now exceeds 50 million. What are the implications of this at the level of mass movements, nation-states, and the concept of rights that is extensively relied upon?
Erman declared his conscientious objection on 1st June. His statement follows. I am Erman, I was born in 1990 on one side of this divided island. The sad story of this island has started a long time before I was born and maybe it will continue for a longer time after I die. People like me have grown up with the hope of the peace in this divided island. In the schools, with our family and talks with friends, in the books that we read we have grown up with the fear of our ‘enemy’.
In a society where all different categories of people must fit into boxes so that capitalism can sell them customized products we proudly remain queers. Queers are constantly under surveillance because they don’t fit into binaries, they deviate from the norms, because their very existence disrupts the patriarchal system; therefore they must be disciplined, they must be punished Last Saturday, starting at 16:30 from Nicosia's Faneromeni Square, the 1st Queer Street Party —a radical initiative of groups and activists from all over the island and abroad— reclaimed both the streets of gentrified Nicosia Old Town and the Pride Parade.
Statement by YKP-fem, Queer Cyprus, Sispirosi Atakton, Initiative Against Fascist Threat, faq - published on 17th May. Πατήστε εδώ για την ελληνική μετάφραση Türkçe için tıkla On the occasion of the May 17, International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), we are taking the opportunity to condemn/criticize every form of oppression which are continuously being pushed on people who are outside the so-called norms.
The “Tor Animation” is a short video to help new users and members of the community become more familiar with Tor and understand how Tor Browser protects their privacy online. The idea behind this video and other activities like the UX studies is to get closer to end-users and understand their needs.
FRANKFURT — Protests against the new European Central Bank building erupted in the early hours of Wednesday. Thousands of activists from all around Europe gathered in Frankfurt —heart of European capitalism— to demonstrate against the ECB's 1.
On the occasion of the international day of action for women's rights, a series of events were held in north Nicosia, culminating in a lively protest march stretching from Kyrenia Gate to Selimiye Mosque, with the participation of more than 20 organisations and independent groups. The main message of this year's protest was resistance to gender violence, and a call for women to reclaim public spaces such as roads and squares — a demand proven vital after Özgecan Aslan's murder last month in Turkey.
Pancyprian Student Coordination Committee (PSEM) in their latest press release call the government's decision to waive Pancyprian University Placement Exams fees for impoverished students a victory, and a recognition of the student movements' strikes last December and February, which at the time the Minister of Education called 'devoid of substance', and that was vilified by some media. PSEM criticises MinEdu for waiting until the second-to-last day of the inscription period to announce this measure.