Tacan Reynar was born in Nicosia in 1982 and grew up in divided Famagusta, near the war zone, shame fields of Varosha. He studied Law at EMU, writing his master’s thesis on jurisdiction conflicts in federations. In 2010, he was appointed as a district court judge by the 'North Cyprus' Supreme Court of Justice. After the Afrika Newspaper trials, in 2018, he resigned from his position as Senior Judge in protest against the regime. He began writing columns, published in Yeniduzen Newspaper and other media platforms, which he later compiled in a book titled ‘Crystal Castle’. Reynar actively participated in many non-governmental organizations, focusing on politics, public law, human rights, and international criminal justice. In 2023, he founded the Kıbrısın Sesi digital news site, of which he is a partner, and currently works there as editor-in-chief.