11/8/17: Anti-Militarist Peace Operation 2017

ΕΝ We are the solution - reunification! After many years and countless efforts, discussions and negotiations to resolve the Cyprus problem, we have seen very little. International negotiations and conflict resolution have proven to be ineffective and insufficient in bringing an end to the division of Cyprus. The latest failed attempt at Crans Montana has brought waves of disappointment... Continue Reading

Kaymakkin Fundraiser Party – July 21st

Another year of screenings, discussions, kitchens, yoga and other events at Social Space Kaymakkin has come to an end. We invite you to bring the square in front of the Municipal Market (Old Town Hall Square) to life, eating, drinking and dancing. All donations will be used to pay the rent for the months of July and August, during which the space will... Continue Reading

One Island, Six Armies: Fighting against militarisation in Cyprus

Political Critique & European Alternatives is publishing a Syspirosi Atakton review of militarisation. You can read it here. Cyprus is an enduring feature of the Global Militarisation Index’s Top 10. Six armies maintain permanent military presence on an island slightly larger than Puerto Rico, and many more use the island as their unsinkable aircraft carrier. But how did we get here? Continue Reading

“Here we go again!” We participate in the Pride protest on 13/5

For us, pride marches are marches commemorating the Stonewall uprisings, as well as all the struggles and assertions for the liberation of our desires, genders and sexualities. Liberation from oppressive normative systems, from patriarchy and capitalism which violently dominate and commodify our lives, putting them intο boxes for the sole purpose of profiting from pink money. It is a way to collectively claim public... Continue Reading

[Event] Beyond Gay: The politics of pride

We invite everyone to join our screening of the documentary “Beyond Gay: the Politics of Pride” on the 9th of May at Social Space Kaymakκιν, in Kaymakli, at 19:00. Following the screening, there will be presentations from members of antifa λευkoşa, Dayanışma, Queer Cyprus and Syspirosi Atakton on LGBTQI+ activism and pride experiences in Cyprus, continued with open discussion. The documentary follows... Continue Reading