August 1974: ‘Shock report from Cyprus on the Turkish invaders’

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The following article appeared in The Sun newspaper, 5 August 1974.

”Sun reporter Iain Walker sends a shock report from Cyprus on the Turkish invaders Continue reading

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Lobby for Cyprus expresses solidarity with Afrika journalists

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“Lobby for Cyprus expresses its solidarity with those journalists based in the Turkish-occupied area of Cyprus who are subject to unjust criminal proceedings in Turkey”, said Lobby for Cyprus spokesperson Vangelis Christou. Continue reading

Eptakomi: A symbol of illegality, injustice and impunity

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A looted grave in Eptakomi, in the area of Cyprus under illegal Turkish occupation since 1974. © Eptakomi Association UK

On 18 July 2018, one day after the Day of International Criminal Justice and one hundred years to the day since the birth of the late Nelson Mandela, Eptakomi Association UK and Lobby for Cyprus organised the commemorative event ‘Uprooted: The disappearing community of Eptakomi’ at Theatro Technis, London.   Continue reading

1974: The bloodshed caused by the Turkish invasions of Cyprus

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Turkish invasion forces in Cyprus, 1974. The Turkish military committed appalling atrocities, as documented by the European Commission of Human Rights.

20 July and 14 August mark two blood-soaked episodes in the turbulent modern history of Cyprus: the days on which Turkey invaded and re-invaded Cyprus in 1974. Continue reading