Monthly Archives: August 2011

CCMC talks Community Media on CyBC Radio 2, Thursday 25 August

Tune in on Thursday 25 August, at 18:45, CyBC Radio 2, to hear CCMC’s Michael Simopoulos in conversation with Rosie Charalambous, on the ‘Round and About’ programme. The discussion will focus on CCMC’s upcoming collaboration with the Community Media Forum Europe (CMFE) on CMFE’s first Annual Conference on community media, to be held in Nicosia’s Buffer Zone on 17-19 November. The conference will focus on a whole range of issues, including the present state of Community Media in Europe, community media’s role in promoting intercultural dialogue and participation, as well as an assessment of the potential for community media in Cyprus. For more information visit the conference homepage – Stay tuned!

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CCMC a guest on SIM TV 22 August 2011

ccmctve’re pleased to let you know that CCMC has been invited as a guest on the SIM TV discussion show ‘Avrupali’ hosted by Armagan Candan on Monday 22 August 2011. Beran Djemal will be talking about CCMC’s past, present and future, and the show will also feature two of our latest “What’s Your Story?’ episodes for the first time on live TV! So switch to channel SIM TV on Monday 22 August at 21:00. Stay tuned!

AHDR’s July-August Newsletter

Click here to download the latest newsletter from CCMC member the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research.


Police brutality against detainees, reports KISA

kisalogo0611After following up on a series of complaints, CCMC member KISA has encountered an outbreak of police brutality against detainees in almost all cities of Cyprus. In particular, the complaints that have reached KISA refer to police violence against detainees occurring in the detention centres of Larnaca, Nicosia, and Paphos. Through its communication with the families and the detainees who had been victims of this brutal police violence, KISA says it appears that the incidents of attacks tended to be in retaliation to the detainees’ protests against the living conditions in detention, and the state’s attempts to deport them. Continue reading

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