To mark the 42nd black anniversary of Turkey’s unlawful invasion and occupation in Cyprus, Cypriots will take to the streets of central London on Saturday 16 July 2016 for the annual Rally for Cyprus. Join us and march for freedom for Cyprus. Continue reading →
The right to vote in referenda – global trends and eligibility: The right to vote of refugees and other Cypriots in the diaspora; recent international referenda; and current legal challenges to restricting votes in the UK EU referendum. Continue reading →
UK film premiere
In 1970 the people of the Greek Cypriot village of Karmi, which is now under Turkish occupation, participated in an unprecedented experience: the shooting of the film Beloved, alongside a Hollywood cast and crew. Starring movie icon Raquel Welch, Beloved was the first Hollywood movie to be filmed in Cyprus. Continue reading →
On 16 July, Lobby for Cyprus held its annual seminar at Cyprus Week, which takes place at Theatro Technis in London every year. The theme of this year’s event was a remembrance of those listed as missing following the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974. In collaboration with the Organisation of Relatives of Missing Cypriots (UK), the tragic stories of the missing persons of Cyprus were told from the perspective of their relatives.Continue reading →
The tragic stories of the missing persons of Cyprus, as told from the perspective of their relatives.
In the summer of 1974 Turkey invaded and ethnically cleansed the northern areas of Cyprus in violation of international law and ethical principles of civilised conduct.
To mark 41 years since the Turkish invasion and continued unlawful occupation of one third of the Republic of Cyprus, Lobby for Cyprus and the Organisation of Relatives of Missing Cypriots (UK) is focussing on the tragedy of the ‘disappeared’.