Friendship, Equality, Peace (FEP) Party

- ‘I CONDEMN THE RACIST ACCUSATION AND STATEMENTS’

Greek Basketball Federation President Giorgos Vasilakopoulos in a statement as to why the Panathinaikos – Aris Greek Basketball final would not be played in Xanthi used the rhetoric ‘ we feared the Muslim minority would get involved in the events.’

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General

- MINORITIES IN THE CAUCASUS

From 14-17 December 2016 a dialogue project will take place in the House of Minorities of FUEN in Flensburg with minorities from the Caucasus region. The minorities in the Caucasus region face major challenges in finding their role in civil society. The core of the project is to create a dialogue between different ethnic and language groups.

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- FUEN Turkish Minorities / Communities Working Group 3rd Meeting was held in Berlin

The Third Meeting of the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) Turkish Minorities / Communities Working Group (TAG) was held on 14-17 November 2016 in Berlin, the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany. FUEN President Lorant Vincze attended to the meeting which was held in the Federal German Interior Ministry Work Building with logistical support of the FUEN Working Group of German Minorities (AGDM).

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Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association

- Greece: Acts of harassment against defenders working on the rights of minorities in Greece, including the arbitrary detention for a night and expulsion from Greece of Mr. Mustafa Kaymakçı

The International Secretariat of OMCT condemned detention and expulsion of Federal Union of European Nationalities(FUEN) member organization Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kaymakçı.

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Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe ABTTF

- FUEN-member Turkish associations raise their problems at OSCE meeting

The representatives of Turkish Minority of Western Thrace, Meskhetian Turks and Crimean Tatars who are members of FUEN (Federal Union of European Nations) attended the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Human Dimension Implementation Meeting organised during 19-30 September 2016 in Warsaw. FUEN Legal Adviser and FUEN Brussels Office Manager Frank de Boer also participated to the meeting for two weeks where civil society representatives raised the problems of discriminatory practices faced in their homelands.

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Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association

- FUEN CONDEMNS ARREST OF MR KAYMAKÇI, PRESIDENT OF OUR MEMBER ORGANISATION FROM RHODES AND KOS

The Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) is shocked by the news that the president of our member organization Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association, Mr. Mustafa Kaymakçı was arrested and kept under detention one night in Kos (İstanköy), where he was doing research for a new project of his organization.

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Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe ABTTF

- Intensive Dialogue at Strasbourg: FUEN Member Organizations held talks with the PACE members and the bodies of the Council of Europe

FUEN member organizations, Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe (ABTTF), Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association (ROISDER) and International Society of the Meskhetian Turks VATAN attended the Winter Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). The three groups representing the Turkish Minority of Western Thrace and the Turkish minority in Rhodes and Kos in Greece and the Meskhetian Turks respectively raised the problems of their own communities. 

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Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe ABTTF

- FUEN condemns the attack against our member organization in Greece, the FEP Party

Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) strongly condemns attack against our member organization, Friendship, Equality, Peace (FEP) Party which politically represents the Turkish minority in Greece.

FUEN is deeply concerned about the attack against the new Head Office of the FEP Party which is located approximately 8 km away from Komotini in the region of Western Thrace at the early hours of December 8, 2015.

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Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association

- PRESS STATEMENT REGARDING THE TURKISH LETTER FROM RHODES,KOS AND THE DODECANESE TURKS CULTURE AND SOLIDARITY ASSOCIATION TO “RHODES FOUNDATION ASSETS MANAGEMENT” DATED NOVEMBER 26, 2015

The Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association, in its letter to The Rhodes Foundation Assets Management dated 26 November 2015, conveyed its request for the preservation and usage of the Ottoman architecture in Rhodes and Kos according to their purpose.

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Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association

- PRESS STATEMENT REGARDING THE TURKISH AND GREEK LETTERS FROM RHODES,KOS AND THE DODECANESE TURKS CULTURE AND SOLIDARITY ASSOCIATION TO “RHODES FOUNDATION ASSETS MANAGEMENT” DATED NOVEMBER 26, 2015

The Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association, in its Turkish and Greek letters to the İzmir Consulate General of the Hellenic Republic dated November 26, 2015, conveyed its request for the preservarion and usage of the Ottoman architecture in Rhodes and Kos according to their purpose. 

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