Due to its small population, there are less crimes that take place in North Cyprus compared to more populated and metropolitan countries such as UK, USA, Australia or Malaysia. Cyprus has an excellent reputation for being a safe and friendly place. You can help us keep it that way. A few basic precautions can be enough to protect your belongings.
Crime against students and tourists is not common, but you should keep passports, money and other valuables in a safe place. As regards discrimination, there are no racism and discriminatory actions in North Cyprus; the Cypriots are quite warm and welcoming people to everyone regardles of their cultural, ethnic or religious background.