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Faika Deniz Pasha | BIO

Faika Deniz Pasha works as a project coordinator / legal advisor for a local NGO, Refugee Rights Association in the northern part of the island. In 2012 she has authored a mapping report in relation to human rights of women, which has been published by Turkish Cypriot Human Rights Foundation.

She also participates in Queer Cyprus Association, an LGBTI rights organization, based in northern part of Cyprus; Platform for Women Held Captive by Force, based in Diyarbakır, Turkey, working for women from Yazidi and other ethnic and/or religious groups enslaved by ISIS in Iraq and Syria as well as Kyrenia Initiative, a grassroots movement opposing neoliberal reconstruction of the city and defending the right to city.