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Embargoed!’s Ismail Veli to Talk About Straw’s Cyprus Visit on this week’s Young Turks Programme - 29 January 2006

London, 29 January 2006: Ismail Veli, the UK Community Liaison Officer for human rights group Embargoed! will be one of Fevzi Turkalp’s guests on this week’s Young Turks Programme, on London Turkish Radio (LTR). Speaking live from 9.10pm Monday 30 January, Mr. Veli will be airing the group’s views on UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw’s recent visit to Cyprus and updating the Turkish speaking community of Embargoed!’s recent and future actions.

This English language programme is broadcast live every Monday, from 8pm – 11pm, on 1584am (London only) or can be heard via the internet at: (click on the Listen LTR Online banner on Home Page).

Notes to editors

About Embargoed! –

Embargoed! is an independent human rights group campaigning for the immediate and unconditional end to all embargoes against North Cyprus. The group was launched on 4 March 2005 and aims to play an active role in raising awareness about the isolation of North Cyprus and lobbying world leaders and institutions to restore the fundamental political, economic and social rights of Turkish Cypriots.

Contact Embargoed!:

• Telephone/fax: + 44 (0)20 8279 8561
• Email:;
• Post: Embargoed! Suite 205, 14 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 1JY

Press Enquiries:

Ms. Ýpek Özerim:
T: +44 (0)777 623 0466 / +90 533 876 3166 E:

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