Oz Karahan

Union of Cypriots - Ένωσις Κυπρίων - Kıbrıslılar Birliği
Oz Karahan

Oz Karahan is a Cypriot political activist and the current president of the Union of Cypriots.

From a very young age, he joined and led a youth organization called “LINOBAMBAKI”, which was an active organization during the Turkish-speaking Cypriot protests against Turkey in 2011. After studying at the Anglo-American University in Czech Republic, he continued his education in the field of World Politics and Conflicts Analysis at the United Nations University for Peace. He lived and became politically active in the United States of America, as well as other countries in Europe. During these times, he was a member of the Communist Party USA and the Communist Party in Sweden.

He was one of the founders of the “World Union of Turkish-speaking Cypriots” (WUTC), which fought against the Turkish occupation and the social and cultural oppression that Turkish-speaking Cypriots face in the occupied areas of Cyprus because of Turkey. He writes in his column “Gavur Imam” for the Avrupa newspaper (previously known as “Afrika”) published in Cyprus. In 2019, he was a Member of the European Parliament candidate from Şener Levent’s Jasmine Movement in the European Parliament elections. He had been a speaker, delegate, and guest to many events hosted by major international and regional organizations around the world.


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ΟΖ ΚΑΡΑΧΑΝ

Oz Karahan

Ο Οζ Καραχάν είναι ένας Κύπριος πολιτικός ακτιβιστής και ο σημερινός πρόεδρος της Ένωσης Κυπρίων.

Από πολύ νεαρή ηλικία έγινε μέλος και ηγήθηκε μιας οργάνωσης νεολαίας που ονομάστηκε «LINOBAMBAKI», η οποία ήταν ενεργή κατά την διάρκεια των «Συλλαλητηρίων των Τουρκόφωνων Κυπρίων του 2011» κατά της Τουρκίας. Αφού σπούδασε στο Αγγλο-Αμερικανικό Πανεπιστήμιο στην Τσεχία, συνέχισε τις σπουδές του στον τομέα της Παγκόσμιας Πολιτικής και Ανάλυσης Συγκρούσεων στο Πανεπιστήμιο των Ηνωμένων Εθνών για την Ειρήνη. Έζησε και ανέπτυξε πολιτική δραστηριότητα στις ΗΠΑ, καθώς και σε άλλες χώρες της Ευρώπης. Παράλληλα, υπήρξε μέλος του Κομμουνιστικού Κόμματος των ΗΠΑ και του Κομμουνιστικού Κόμματος στην Σουηδία.

Ήταν ένας από τους ιδρυτές της Παγκόσμιας Ένωσης Τουρκόφωνων Κυπρίων (WUTC), η οποία αγωνίστηκε εναντίον της τουρκικής κατοχής και της κοινωνικής και πολιτιστικής καταπίεσης που αντιμετωπίζουν οι Τουρκόφωνοι Κύπριοι στις κατεχόμενες περιοχές της Κύπρου εξαιτίας της Τουρκίας. Γράφει στην στήλη του «Γκιαούρ Ιμάμ» για την εφημερίδα Αβρούπα (πρώην «Αφρίκα») που εκδίδεται στην Κύπρο. Το 2019, ήταν Υποψήφιος Ευρωβουλευτής με το Κίνημα Γιασεμί του Σενέρ Λεβέντ για τις Εκλογές του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου. Υπήρξε ομιλητής, αντιπρόσωπος και καλεσμένος σε ποικίλες εκδηλώσεις που διοργανώθηκαν από μεγάλες διεθνείς και περιφερειακές οργανώσεις από όλο τον κόσμο.


Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε τα δημοσιευμένα άρθρα του Οζ Καραχάν στην εφημερίδα Αβρούπα κάνοντας κλικ εδώ.


OZ KARAHAN

Oz Karahan

Oz Karahan, Kıbrıslı siyasi aktivist ve Kıbrıslılar Birliği başkanıdır.

Erken yaşta siyasi aktivitelere katılarak 2011 yılında Türkçe konuşan Kıbrıslıların Türkiye’ye karşı gerçekleştirdikleri protestoları sırasında da aktif olan “LINOBAMBAKI” gençlik örgütünü yönetmiştir. Çekya’daki Anglo-Amerikan Üniversitesi’ndeki eğitiminden sonra öğrenimine Dünya Siyaseti ve Çatışmalar Analizi alanında Birleşmiş Milletler Barış Üniversitesi’nde devam etmiştir. Amerika Birleşik Devletleri ve Avrupa’nın çeşitli ülkelerinde yaşayarak, siyasi faaliyetler içinde yer almıştır. Bu süre zarfında ABD Komünist Partisi üyeliği ve İsveç’te Komünist Parti üyeliğinde bulunmuştur.

Türkiye’nin Kıbrıs işgali ve Türkçe konuşan Kıbrıslılar üzerindeki sosyal ve kültürel baskıları karşısında uluslararası alanda mücadele veren Dünya Türkçe Konuşan Kıbrıslılar Birliği (WUTC) kurucularının arasında yer almıştır. Kıbrıs’ta yayımlanan Avrupa (eski ismiyle “Afrika”) gazetesindeki “Gavur İmam” adlı köşesinde yazmaktadır. 2019 yılında gerçekleşen Avrupa Parlamentosu seçimlerinde Şener Levent’in Yasemin Hareketi’nden Avrupa Parlamentosu milletvekili adayı olmuştur. Dünya üzerindeki ana uluslararası ve bölgesel kuruluşların evsahipliği yaptığı birçok etkinlikte konuşmacı, delege ve misafir olarak yer almıştır.


Oz Karahan’ın Avrupa gazetesinde yayınlanan köşe yazılarını okumak için buraya tıklayınız.