Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Cyprus and the EU - What matters is the perception

I found the links of the serie of articles I wrote as guest columnist for Turkish Daily news (now Hurriyet Daily news) between 2007 and 2008. Today no. 6.

Cyprus and the EU - What matters is the perception

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

HANS A.H.C. de WIT

The world really doesn’t know what really happened in Cyprus and why Turks occupied it. A paradigm shift within the EU on how to perceive Cyprus is needed, and the only one who can do this are the Turks, who should tell their story more effectively.

I was 16 years old when first I heard about Cyprus, the divided island. The only thing I understood what that Turks had invaded it. “Ah, the Turks did it again!” That was the perception in my country, the Netherlands. There was no internet, no international television channels like the CNN or BBC World. We were solely dependent on printed media. There was no real-time coverage.

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