On April 26, 2004 EU foreign ministers resolved to end the economic isolation of Turkish Cypriots, dating back 40 years to 1964. The Turkish Cypriot community was overjoyed. Within a few days, the Green Line Regulation (GLR), which allows for trade between the north and south of the island came into effect. Turkish Cypriots were no … Read moreWhat the hellim PDO means for Turkish Cypriots. Turkish Cypriots know only too well the fate of their hellim/halloumi. They fear it will join a long list of other products the Greek Cypriot government gets to reject
26 Nisan 2004’te Avrupa Birliği (AB) dışişleri bakanları, Kıbrıslı Türklerin 40 yıl öncesine, 1964’e kadar uzanan ekonomik izolasyonunu sona erdirmeye karar verdiler. Kıbrıs Türk toplumu bu gelişmeye çok sevindi. Birkaç gün içerisinde, adanın kuzeyi ve güneyi arasında ticarete izin veren Yeşil Hat Tüzüğü (YHT) yürürlüğe girdi. Kıbrıslı Türkler artık Avrupa ile ticaretin dışında değillerdi ve … Read moreHellimin coğrafi tescili, Kıbrıslı türklere ne ifade ediyor? Hellim, Kibris Rum hükümetinin reddedeceği diğer ürünlerin uzun listesine mi katılacak?
Embargoed! is very pleased to see that the story of Esat Mustafa’s fight for his property is published in Cyprus Mail. He is a much respected member of the London Turkish Cypriot community, and a former Treasurer of Embargoed!. The Vroisha Primary School pictured in 2004. By Esat Mustafa In March 1964, following intercommunal fighting, … Read moreCaught between obstructive Cyprus government and dismissive European court
Embargoed had a successful Annual General Meeting and Fahri Zihni, James Clements and Muhsin Mustafa were elected as officers.
DHA Photo A Report by Daily Sabah, 3/12/19 Fast food giant Burger King has officially begun to operate in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), breaking the long-running commercial embargo, blocking attempts and restrictions imposed by the Greek Cypriots. For the past 20 years, the U.S. fast food chain has been operating in the … Read moreBurger King officially begins operating in Northern Cyprus
Fahri Zihni, Embargoed! Chair, and Nejla Clements, activist were very pleas ed to have an opportunity to discuss North Cyprus embargoes with Turkish Republic of North Cyprus President Mustafa Akinci in Lefkosa. They were joined by Political and Historical affairs special advisor Meltem Onurkan Samani.
Embargoed! paid a visit to the TRNC Ministry of Foreign Affairs where a number of issues relating to human rights and embargoes were discussed. Fahri Zihni & Nejla Clements were also delighted to meet a founder member of Embargoed!, Gulfem Veziroglu-Sevgili. Mr Gunes Onar, Undersecretary for the department hosted the meeting.
Embargoed!’s meeting with Candan Armagan, President of the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Industry and Leyla Mahrum, Assistant General Secretary was very helpful in co-ordinating our efforts against embargoes placed on the people of North Cyprus.