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G/C and T/C journalists receive Cyprus Journalism Award
2003-09-26 18:03:23

Nicosia, Sep 19 (CNA) -- A Greek Cypriot journalist and a Turkish Cypriot journalist were given the Cyprus Journalism Award ''A Broader View: Prize for Journalism Promoting Understanding Between Different Communities'', awarded by the European Journalism Centre (EJC).

An EJC press release said the prize went to T/C Hazan Kahvecioglou for his article ''To know Hanya and Konya in Crete'' published May 9, 2003 in the Turkish Cypriot daily "Ortam" and G/C Panayiotis Kaparis for his article ''Co-Tenants in the Same Hotel'', published May 11, 2003 in the Greek Cypriot daily "Politis".

It noted ''the jury was impressed by the wide range of human interest stories submitted, which described in vivid and emotional language the pain caused by the division of the island'' and the hopes created by the easing of restrictions in free movement.

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